Environment and Climate
COVID-19 and its impact on tourism in The Gambia: Interview with Adamah Bah (Institute of Travel and Tourism of The Gambia)
In an interview with Naturefriends International, Adamah Bah explains the severe impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Gambian people. The existing restrictions on international travel are dramatic for the small West African country that relies heavily on international tourism since …
During the COVID-19 crisis, Rutas Ancestrales Araucarias in Chile has embarked on a new conservation project. Mapuche families are setting up nurseries to reforest the region with endemic species. This generates income and adds new attractions to future tours once guests are back. The …
With the frequency of future crises increasing, proactive risk management is becoming more and more important. In this article, Bijan Khazai explains the impact that a hotel's resilience can have on the management of a disaster and the benefits this has for communities
More and more tourism providers decide to sign the declaration of a climate emergency. For Tourism Watch, Lea Thin has interviewed Kasia Morgan from the initiative Tourism Declares. She explains why climate action now is crucial for a green recovery of the tourism industry after COVID-19.
This year's ITB Berlin, will take place virtually from the 9 – 12 of March. The digital platform is open daily from 10 am to 7 pm (CET) for visitors. Tourism Watch participates with a virtual booth and own events at the ITB Convention. We invite you to visit us at our virtual booth and to …
A new study by Greenpeace Germany shows how a reduction of climate-damaging subsidies in Germany could relieve the federal government budget by up to 46 billion euros annually.
The Center for Responsible Travel (CREST) has published its annual report on the state of sustainable tourism in 2020.
Tourism experts and entrepreneurs from Thailand explain how their country manages the COVID crisis, with a particular focus on community-based tourism.
With their borders closed to international tourism, the people of Bali use their creativity and collaborative spirit and rely on domestic tourism.
Disrespectful behaviour, waste and noise pollution, lack of interest, and now COVID-19. In Brazil the risks that domestic tourism entails for traditional communities seem bigger than the opportunities.