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Agenda on Sustainable Business presented in Arusha

On Friday December 16, 2011, the Round Table Africa Agenda on Sustainable Business Development in East and Southern Africa was officially presented as the outcome of the two days international sustainable business event at the Mount Meru Hotel in Arusha, … Continue reading

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GSTC Holds 2nd Annual Membership Council Meeting

Global Sustainable Tourism Council Holds 2nd Annual Membership Council Meeting, hosted by the city of Barcelona. Over 150 organizations gatherer in support of sustainable tourism and to celebrate Barcelona as the first city to receive the sustainable destination BIOSPHERE certification. Barcelona, … Continue reading

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3rd International Travelers’ Philanthropy Conference in Costa Rica

Join Center for Responsible Travel and Montverde Institute for the 3rd International Travelers’ Philanthropy bilingual Conference in San Jose and Monteverde, Costa Rica July 20 – 23, 2011. The Conference will open at an elegant location in San Jose on the 20th and … Continue reading

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World responsible tourism day

The third edition of the Worldwide Day for Responsible Tourism will take place June 2 with the theme “Tourism and Water Resources.” The aim of the event is to inform, educate and convince tourism and stakeholders of the link between … Continue reading

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Wildlife populations under threat in Masai Mara

The BBC have recently reported that populations of wildlife species in the world-renowned Masai Mara reserve in Kenya have crashed in the past three decades, according to research published in the Journal of Zoology. Numbers of impala, warthog, giraffe, topi … Continue reading

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it’s Africa Day

Africa Day, an initiative of the African Union, falls on the 25th May each year.  A weeklong series of events with African music, dance, film, history, educational activities, sport and art and will take place between May 21st and May … Continue reading

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GSTC Criteria Consultation Process

GSTC Criteria Consultation Process – Call to participate Since January 2011, the GSTC International Standard Setting Working Group, led by Herve Houdre, has been working on revising the GSTC Criteria for hotels and tour operators. The comments and suggestions that … Continue reading

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Traveler’s Philanthropy Conference

The Third International Travelers’ Philanthropy Conference is jointly organized by the Center for Responsible Travel (CREST) and the Monteverde Institute, with the support of the Advisory Committee.  The conference will open in San Jose on Wednesday, July 20th and then continue, … Continue reading

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