Oct 06

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

Jun 18

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 (Leeds Met). There are over 50 papers and an expected audience of between 350-400.  The Middle East has seen dramatic population growth and tourism development in the last twenty years. http://www.rtd4.om/rtd4/program.html