Solutions to food waste in tourism

Today we are talking about solutions to food waste in tourism. Every month or two I will try to propose solutions to problems of this kind: I wanted to start with food waste because it is a problem that is very close to my heart.  Solutions to these problems will come partly from my direct […]

A Letter from Ecotourism Australia and an update about Global Eco Conference

Ecotourism Australia’s Annual Conference Goes OnlineFor the first time in its 28-year history, Ecotourism Australia’s annual Global Eco Asia Pacific Tourism Conference will be both held as a live conference in Margaret River, WA (1-3 December 2020) and be available to attend online via live stream. An Open Letter to the Prime Minister, Federal Treasurer, State Premiers and […]

How is sustainable tourism perceived in Italy?

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Hello! Today we talk about people’s opinion about tourism. Today, in particular, we focus on what are the views of tourists: what tourists think about sustainable tourism, what they feel about ecotourism and other exciting things. If you are interested in this topic, don’t hesitate to read on! The data that I’m sharing with you […]

Global Eco Conference Heads to Margaret River in December 2020 – Sustainable Tourism News


Today I am happy to share with you this important news of  Sustainable Tourism: Ecotourism Australia’s 28th annual Global Eco Asia-Pacific Tourism Conference will be held in Margaret River, Western Australia from 1 – 3 December 2020. The event – the world’s longest-running ecotourism conference – was last held in Western Australia, specifically Rottnest Island, in […]

From Refill Not Landfill Project to Refill Elba by ECO-2MD

Refill Not Landfill Project

The increased awareness of our global environmental crisis leads the world to realize the importance of sustainability and the role that each person plays in the protection of our environment. Today I am introducing you “Refill Not Landfill” campaign developed in Asia. I had the pleasure to meet with Matteo, the Sustainability Coordinator at Easia Travel […]

UNWTO and the ONCE Foundation Seek Best Accessible Destinations

The first edition of the “Accessible Tourism Destination” (ATD) distinctions, which will recognize and promote sites that are accessible to all has been launched this summer by UNWTO and Fundación ONCE. The aim is to publicize locations “that make an important effort so that their destination can be enjoyed by any tourist, regardless of their physical, sensory […]

TO DO Award 2019: Responsible Tourism Works!

TO DO Award 2019

That’s How Socially Responsible Tourism Works! Years ago I received the first press release from The Institute for Tourism and Development (Studienkreis für Tourismus und Entwicklung) here I am finally ready to share about it. Have you heard about it before? I am going to let the Institute introduce itself and the TO DO Award “With the […]

UNWTO Awards Sustainable Tourism 2019

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The 15th UNWTO Awards were given to private or public institutions who contributed to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and to the UNWTO Global Code of Ethics for Tourism. Differently from the 2018 edition, the 15th edition of the Awards was divided into three categories: UNWTO Award in Public Policy and Governance, in Enterprises and […]

Sustainable Tourism World News: World Travel Market 2018 experience

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Year after year I attended World Travel Market London in November 4 times… this time I had to do mainly business meetings,  while I had to reduce the seminar part. I attended also post WTM events such as Travel Massive & Fringe Event Responsible Tourism. Here you are some highlights from the show and industry. […]

Bwindi: Local economic development through gorilla sustainable tourism


Often I have colleagues and students asking for practical examples and practices of sustainable tourism. This time I want to give you all the opportunity to get involved with a project. (click to download the project flyer) During World Travel Market in London (November 2017) I attended  the presentation of this interesting project explaining the […]