Increased tourism in Iceland has its good sides – and its bad sides. What is it that Icelanders hate most about tourism in Iceland? What makes a ‘bad tourist’ and how can you be a ‘good tourist’?Recently there has been a massive tourism boom in Iceland. With the Icelandic currency plummeting after t
The Basic Tenets of Responsible Tourism: What is responsible tourism? Why is sustainable travel such an important concept to understand and practice? We've often spoken of being responsible travelers, but we never really defined what that actually meant. Until now.
Is it time to consider moving? Have you thought of someplace exotic? Folks like the AARP, the New York Times and USA Today have been pointing south to Panama as the world's top choice for where to think about retiring overseas.
This article details the history of culinary tourism, the benefits it brings to the tourists and the community, and the types of food tourism. Those participating in food tourism are looking to immerse themselves in the food and drink of a new place, as well as become more culturally enriched, promoting social sustainability. Karimi, S. What is Culinary Tourism?. Travel Tips. Retrieved June 1, 2014, from http://traveltips.usatoday.com/culinary-tourism-1910.html
What Is Ecotourism? 10 Simple Steps To More Sustainable Travel
Whether you call it ecotourism, green travel, responsible travel, nature travel or ethical travel, the ethos of traveling more sustainably is becoming an increasingly hot topic in the tourism industry. But if people seem to have a difficult time figuring out which name to call the “take only pictures, leave only footprints” approach, they seem to have an even harder time figuring out practical ways to do it. So what is ecotourism? How does it work?
What is Responsible Travel? It's not as difficult as you might think. Learn the difference between responsible tourism and responsible travel. Click through to discover some very simple and effective ways you can be a more responsible traveler.