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Urban Green Energy partners with International Coalition of Tourism Partners for...

The International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) and Urban Green Energy (UGE) have agreed today to collaborate to promote innovation in general, and distributed renewable energy (DRE) in particu

Why sustainability is a myth

Having read Geoffrey Lipman’s views on what he calls sustainable “travelism” I would like

Are we moving toward sustainable “travelism?”

The president of the International Coalition of Tourism Partners, Professor Geoffrey Lipman discusses how we are becoming more environmentally-responsible tourists and why we must make a change in our

International Coalition of Tourism Partners and World Tourism Forum Lucerne join...

HAWAII, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia - The International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) and the World Tourism Forum Lucerne (WTFL) today agreed to collaborate to

ICTP applauds Sir Richard Branson’s commitment to green aviation

Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia - In our second Letters from Leaders from the book, “Green Growth and Travelism,” Sir Richard Branson sets out the reasons why

China travel a great positive force for change says ICTP President

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia - Addressing the China Tourism Forum at the World Travel Market, International Council for Tourism Partners (ICTP) Presid

ICTP welcomes Faasai Resort and Spa

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that the Faasai Resort and Spa in Thailand has joined

Letters from Leaders blog coming to ICTP website

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia - ICTP President Professor Geoffrey Lipman, together with colleagues from Victoria University in Melbourne, Australia, an

ICTP celebrates World Tourism Day with Green Growth Prize

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia - Three lucky winners will spend a week at Harith Wickerama’s Virgin Island Eco Villa, which he has been donated to the

ICTP presents Bali long-term tourism development

BALI, Indonesia; HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles - At a conference with the Vice Minister of Tourism and Creative Industries for Indonesia, Professor Geoffrey Lipman, Pre

Green Growth and Travelism initiative launches on Jeju Island in Korea

JEJU, Korea; HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles - Supported by the International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP), in the aftermath of Rio+20, during the World Conservatio

International Council of Tourism Partners signs MOU with RETOSA

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) is pleased to announced the Regional Tourism Organization of Southern Africa (RET

Belgian Tourist Office joins International Council of Tourism Partners

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced the Belgian Tourist Office has joined as a destination member.

Transforming to the new green economy with travelism

The part played by Seychelles in the Rio+20 book that was launched at the Rio+20 conference explores why the industry is misperceived and how it can take its rightful leadership place in the transform

ICTP announced Hawaii State Senate joined as partner member

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) is pleased to announce the Hawaii State Senate has joined the alliance as a dest

International Council of Tourism Partners: Tourism is about people

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles – The inaugural general meeting of the International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) was held on July 7 in the Seychelles and in conj

ICTP Executive Board meets in the Seychelles

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles - On Friday, the Executive Board of the International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) met informally at the Le Meridien Hotel in Victor

Seychelles sustainability featured in book on new green economy

Travel and tourism is by any measure a massive modern day industry – in the same league as cars, oil, telecommunication, and agriculture.

China’s leadership opportunity

(eTN) - Professor Geoffrey Lipman of Victoria U & Oxford Brookes, and President of the International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP), was invited by the Nanjing Municipal Science and Technology Com

Book dedicated to the champions of the green tourism

Geoffrey Lipman, President of the International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) was at Rio+20 to launch his new book, “Green Growth & Travelism: Letters from Leaders.”

Green Growth & Travelism – Letters from Leaders

How can the most sought after human economic activity on the planet transform itself for a cleaner, greener, fairer future?

President of ICTP urges Mekong region to instill green growth now

CHIANG RAI, Thailand - Professor Geoffrey Lipman, President of the International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP), told delegates from Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, and Myanmar that while the p

International Council of Tourism Partners launches inaugural conference in Seychelles

The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) is an alliance of destinations, associations, and stakeholders in the tourism industries with members in more than 40 countries.

Yemen emerging from a period of conflict, joining international destination alliance...

The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that the Ministry of Tourism in Yemen has become its third destination member in the Middle East, joining Oman and Palestine.

Roadmap for green growth can be a lasting legacy, says ICTP...

BRUSSELS/HAWAII – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) joined the global movement to make happiness and wellbeing a critical part of the Rio+20 green growth agenda during the “high

ICTP pushes for green global tourism development

In a wide-ranging presentation to the Panrotas Foundation in Sao Paolo, Brazil, the International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) President Geoffrey Lipman called for industry support for green gro

International Council of Tourism Partners welcomes Sri Lanka as newest destination...

The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) today welcomed Sri Lanka as a new destination member, represented by the Sri Lanka Ecotourism Foundation (SLEF).

Destination alliance ICTP officially kicks off in London at WTM

“ICTP is an organization that we need to help advance quality and green growth – issues that are central to our tourism future,” said Alain St.Ange, CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board.

Travel and tourism can be lead sector for green growth transformation

MACAU/HAWAII,BRUSSELS - In a keynote address at the Macau Asia Forum, Professor Geoffrey Lipman, President of the International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) and Director of greenearth, said that