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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

Pacific Area Travel Writers Association organizes international green seminar

It has been confirmed that the Pacific Area Travel Writers Association (PATWA) is organizing an International Seminar on “Green for Life, Green for Tourism” followed by PATWA International Awards

Idaho Tourism joins ICTP membership

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia – The International Coalition of Tourism Partners announced that Idaho Tourism has joined the coalition as a member.

International Coalition of Tourism Partners welcomes Simpleview as Council Member

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia – The International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that Simpleview has become a Council Member for the

Cape Town stands up for World Tourism Day

September 27 marks global World Tourism Day, a day initiated and facilitated by the UN World Tourism Organization (UN

Host country Spain prepares for World Tourism Day

With less than one week to go to World Tourism Day (WTD) on September 27, preparations for the official celebrations in host country Spain are well underway.

ICTP welcomes Gerbstad Hicks Communications as new member

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) is pleased to announce that Grebstad Hicks Communications (GHCasia) has joined as

ICTP expands to the Caribbean with the Caribbean Tourism Organization joining

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has joined the alliance as a d

Historical gem of the Caribbean joins International Council of Tourism Partners

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced the St.

Interconnection between tourism and wetlands needs special attention

Whether kayaking in the Iberá Marshes in Argentina or bird-watching at Ba-Be Lake in Vietnam, tourists are providing income for the conservation of wetlands worldwide, as demonstrated in a new public

ICTP welcomes Trinidad and Tobago Tourism Development Company

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA & BRUSSELS, Belgium – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that the Trinidad and Tobago Tourism Development Company Ltd.

ICTP welcomes SKAL International as partner

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA & BRUSSELS, Belgium – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) is pleased to announce that SKAL International has joined the alliance as a partner association.

ICTP welcomes simpleview as most recent sponsor

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA & BRUSSELS, Belgium – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that simpleview, inc. has joined as a sponsor.

Premier aims to make Queensland number one ecotourism destination

Ecotourism is well and truly back on the agenda in Queensland with the completion of the DestinationQ Key Action Plan this week.

ICTP welcomes Mexico destination member Riviera Maya

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA & BRUSSELS, Belgium – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that Riviera Maya Destination Marketing in Mexico has joined the alliance as a destination m

ICTP welcomes Mauritius as destination member

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA & BRUSSELS, Belgium – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced the Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority has joined as a destination member.

How green innovation in tourism can drive sustainable development

The Rio+20 event `Green Innovation in Tourism´, co-hosted by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), and the World Tourism

Tanzania launches green tourism trust

(eTN) - The drive for sustainable tourism in Tanzania received a big boost with the launch of a new body, that seeks to bring out the best for Tanzanian tourism.

Advancements on sustainable tourism programs for the Greater Caribbean

PORT OF SPAIN - On June 28 and 29 in Nicaragua, high-level tourism officials from the Greater Caribbean will convene at the 23rd meeting of the Special Committee on Sustainable Tourism (SCST-23) to di

Balancing people, planet and profits

The travel and tourism industry must act together and speak with one voice to create a green future.

ICTP announces new partner: Eric Friedheim Tourism Institute

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA & BRUSSELS, Belgium – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that the Eric Friedheim Tourism Institute of the University of Florida Department of Tourism

ICTP welcomes Kiribati as newest destination member

The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced today that Kiribati has become a destination member.

Sierra Leone becomes newest destination member of ICTP

The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that the National Tourist Board of Sierra Leone has become its most recent destination member.

Carnival time in Seychelles supported green tourism

The Carnival International de Victoria, hosted by Seychelles and La Reunion in Seychelles, was this year passing the clear message that both these tropical islands supported and promoted sustainable t

Visit California joins global destination alliance International Council of Tourism Partners

From the Pacific Ocean to canyon national parks, from the hills of San Francisco to the bustle of Los Angeles, from happy San Diego to glitzy Hollywood, when you think California, you think of vacatio

As tourism grows, so does emphasis on responsible travel

The travel and tourism industry could do more for responsible and sustainable tourism, reveals a survey that took place at World Travel Market 2011 - the leading global event for the travel industry -

Slovenia sponsors around the world flight in an ultra-light aircraft

From Slovenia, a Central European country at the juncture of the Alps and the Mediterranean, on January 3, 2012, the Virus SW ultra-light plane will set out on a two-month journey around the world.

Hainan summit encourages green tourism for China

LUSHAN, China - The 2011 China (International) Urban Development Cooperation and Tourism Destination Brand Marketing Summit was held in Sanya, Hainan province, from November 19-22, 2011.

Sustainable Wellington in New Zealand is a people-centered, connected eco city

Green tourism is a popular buzzword in the travel industry, and everyone is getting on board in one way or another.

Australia’s message: Mainstream tourism must embrace green practices

Efforts by individual tourism operators to adapt to climate change are being negatively impacted by the lack of action and drive by the broader tourism industry, and by a lack of concrete government s