The Roundtable Human Rights in Tourism celebrates its 10th anniversary and welcomes three new members.
The World Heritage Watch Report 2022 presents 57 UNESCO World Cultural and Natural Heritage Sites under pressure.
NABU, a German environmental NGO, published its cruise ship ranking. The results were still unsatisfactory.
The Transforming Tourism Initiative realized two seminars on the situation of informal workers in tourism. Workers in the informal economy are a crucial element of tourism everywhere -they make up a majority of tourism employment. People in the informal economy were hit first and hardest …
According to the latest ILO Report on COVID-19, a number of key economic sectors are suffering from a drastic fall in outputs. How to respond to the challanges that the workers in food and accomodation service face?
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.
Via Blogs, Instagram or Youtube travel bloggers reach thousands of people in search of inspiration and information for their travel - influencing a huge number of travellers in the choice of their holiday destinations, accommodation, or means of transport.
On their journeys to the Global South, tourists from Europe and North America risk to unknowingly reinforce stereotypes about other countries. Videos, pictures and hashtags on social media catalyze the spreading of outdated, neo-colonal clichés. This can be avoided.
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 popular publication "Sustainability in tourism. A guide through the label jungle " has been updated. You are welcome to download your own copy of the third edition below.