Missing travel? It’s probably Wanderlost. Klook, a world-leading travel and leisure platform coins the wanderlust withdrawal symptoms individuals experience, ‘The Wanderlost Syndrome’. To unpack how the lack of travel has impacted individuals, Klook commissioned a study with a global market research company, YouGov across 15,323 individuals in 13 markets in the Asia […]
Vanuatu Prime Minister Bob Loughman says the country has contained its first Covid-19 case. Loughman said losing the country’s status as a Covid-19 free country was not important. He said what mattered was how a country had the capacity and resources to contain a positive case. The prime minister said […]
I was working as a bulk-store assistant in early-2018 when an old friend told me about plans towards a community newspaper happening in the Tokelau Media Office. Upon hearing about the newspaper plans, I was interested to know more about it; I loved to read which brought about a love […]
The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) announce that the GreenStep Sustainable Tourism Standard (version 2) for Lodging and Tour Operators has achieved the ‘GSTC-Recognized Standard’ status. GreenStep’s Sustainable Tourism standard is part of their broader Sustainable Tourism 2030 initiative, which provides programs and services for destinations, tourism businesses, and accommodation providers. The Sustainable Tourism […]
The Caribbean’s most eco-certified hotel is now setting the world standard as Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort in Aruba is the first-ever hotel in the world to win the prestigious Global United Nations 2020 Climate Action Award for Climate Neutral Now. The United Nations made the announcement 9 a.m. CET at the UNFCCC secretariat […]
The objective is to develop “a product with high added value for the island and the country, as well as an innovative business line,” says oenologist Fernando Almeda. They plan to produce at least Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. With the support of the Foundation for Agrarian Innovation (FIA) , three friends decided […]
Costa Rica will encourage tourists to offset the carbon footprint generated in air flights and land travel in order to facilitate the raising of financial resources for the Payment of Environmental Services Program (PSA), thanks to the agreement signed by the Costa Rican Tourism Institute (ICT) and the National Forest Financing Fund (Fonafifo). With […]
Pacific Trade Invest (PTI) Australia, the region’s lead trade and investment promotion agency has partnered with leading experts to provide an advanced online workshop series for Pacific tourism operators looking to elevate their digital skills.
At a time when the world is still trying to adapt to the new normal and struggling to keep up with the pandemic, rural tourism has emerged as one of the developing trends. Apprehensive about staying in hotels and visiting popular tourist spots, travellers are seeking offbeat and secluded experiences.
Hotelbeds has announced the launch of The Green Hotels Programme, a turn-key solution to bring Hotelbeds and its partners to the green economy and accelerate the transition of the travel industry towards sustainability.
The story of Pacific island women leaders across six different Pacific countries working for an inclusive approach in climate change and related disasters will be told at the Third Pacific Ocean Pacific Climate Change virtual conference.
Improved wellbeing through turning to traditional practices of growing food and fishing during the pandemic have helped offset the massive economic blow to Pacific Islands tourism caused by the pandemic,