"The problems that exist in the world today cannot be solved by the level of thinking that created them"

Albert Einstein

Green Travel Transformation: linking sustainable providers to main stream markets

Tourists are increasingly willing to seek more sustainable travel options, howerver finding those options in current distribution channels is not an easy task.  The Green Travel Transformation project,  lead by Leuphana University and sponsored by the Ministry of Research and Education, seeks to build the bridges between certified tourism providers and the market place.  Creating…

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Tourism businesses supporting destinations

Certification in tourism is growing with international tour operators setting targets for sustainable hotels and tours.  Tourist are also more attracted and loyal to responsible travel and need a 3rd part verification.  With this in mind the Ministry of Tourism engaged Planet4People to lead the a consortia of organizations tasked with the development of the…

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Preserving Cultural Heritage through tourism

Planet4People was invited by COHERIT to take part in the Sustainable Heritage Endorsement Programme supported by the Organization of American States and implemented in the following countries: Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, with Haiti…

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Preserving Biosphere Reserves through tourism

Building a sustainable destination requires commitment from all stakeholders to adopt sustainable business practices, collaborate as a network and willingness to share a brand.  The Frontenac Arch Biosphere Reserve (FABR) is supporting these efforts in the region.  FABR has engaged Planet4People to help create the principles that will guide the destination; support awareness raising and…

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