ITB is a mirror of the current debates in the tourism world: Some promise to "build back better"; others try follow their old business paths.
In an interview with Naturefriends International, Adamah Bah explains the severe impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Gambian people and outlines what the future of tourism should look like.
The Center for Responsible Travel (CREST) has published its annual report on the state of sustainable tourism in 2020.
Resilience is the new buzz word. It is more than just returning to the old tourism models - which were neither sustainable nor resilient - but to learn from the crises to be better prepared for the next one.
In 1994, the Tourism Watch newsletter was sent out for the first time, making information from tourist destinations in the Global South available here in Germany. For our 100th issue, we invited our partners to look in the past but also the future with us.
The arbeitskreis tourismus und entwicklung (akte), Ecotrans e. V., the Naturfreunde Internationale and Tourism Watch at Brot für die Welt have updated the famous „guide through the label jungle“ for the third time. Within the booklet, the standards of the most important 20, of more than 150, touristic sustainability labels are compared.
With the increasingly complexity of global supply chains it has become almost impossible for consumers to find out whether a product is sustainable or not. Wolfgang Strasdas reports findings of research on tourism certification systems in Germany, conducted by Eberswalde University. 34 …
The booklet in a convenient pocket format stimulates reflection and analysis regarding the impacts of tourism and gives practical tips for a fair and socially responsible way of travelling. At the same time, it is humorous and without a moralising undertone.
The "Green Economy" is not the future that large parts of civil society would like to see. This became evident at the "Peoples' Summit" which took place prior to the UN Conference Rio+20 at Rio de Janeiro in June. René Schärer was there and shares disappointments, challenges and …
We are pleased to invite you to this year´s ITB certification celebration of tourism enterprises by TourCert. By now, 54 tour operators have been awarded with the red label for corporate responsibility and sustainability in tourism. This year is the first time that not only tour operators …