Category: ICRT Blog

Tourism’s Moral Responsibility to Protect Natural Heritage

Christopher Warren has called for a National Tourism Conservation Programme then enables tourist destinations to contribute to the connective conservation programs run through NGOs. Tourism contributes between 5-14% (UNEP – range based on variations in assessment of aircraft pollution impact in the atmosphere) of the world’s GHG Emissions and Climate Change is expected to cause …

Continue reading

Global Eco Asia-Pacific Conference

Global Eco Asia Pacific Tourism Conference Noosa Queensland 25-28 October. Christopher Warren will be addressing the conference theme ‘Experience is Everything’ with a paper linking tourism’s Climate Change responsibilities, conservation connectivity and the development of Local Distinctiveness to create Experiences with Real Meaning.

Australia supports the Responsible Tourism Awards

Two Australian states are sponsoring the Responsible Tourism Awards this year. Tourism Western Australia (Best accommodation for the environment category) and South Australia Tourism Commission (best for conservation of wildlife and habitat). The winners will be announced on 10th November, World Responsible Tourism Day. http://www.responsibletourismawards.com/categories.html

4th International Conference

Oman is hosting the first Responsible Tourism conference ever held in the Middle East. The 4th International Conference on Responsible Tourism in Destinations will commence on 9th October in Muscat under the theme “Living Landscape of Oman, ” in cooperation with the United Nations World Trade Organization (UNWTO) and the International Centre for Responsible Tourism …

Continue reading