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.
While sustainable tourism is implicit in the idea of the World Heritage, unsustainable tourism is increasingly morphing into a threat to the sites.
While most European countries are about to re-start tourism, the German government extended the travel warning for countries of the Global South. What does this mean for the destinations and how can travellers act in solidarity?
In many countries public programmes are trying to stabilize the tourism sector. Against the background of already existing problems of the sector, how can such programmes transform tourism.
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.
Due to the corona-crisis, the tourism industry is facing enormous challenges. The pandemic shows which providers and entrepreneurs are more resilient than others. A report from India.
On behalf of Tourism Watch, IT for Change analysed, how digital travel platforms and online travel agents are changing the value chain in India. The study sheds light on the effects for micro, small and medium enterprises such as owners of small hotels and homestays or tour guides in the …
Most community based tourism initiatives in rural Cambodia do not have the necessary skills and conceptual understanding of the digital revolution taking over the tourism industry, yet. What kind of support do CBTs need to go online, stay online and bridge the digital gap?
Unionist Cleve Jones explains in the interview, what kinds of discrimination LGBTQI* workers in the food and hospitality sector face every day and how they fight for equal rights.
Rika Jean-Francois is in charge of Corporate Social Responsibility at the ITB Berlin and on the Board of Directors of the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association Foundation. We spoke to her about the importance of LGBTQI* tourism to countries of the Global South.