"The problems that exist in the world today cannot be solved by the level of thinking that created them"
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…Read More
Addressing over tourism is key to the preservation of many threatened natural and cultural heritage sites, as well as to ensuring the well-being of residents of urban areas. Plitvice Lakes is one of the most visited destinations in the world. During the summer it can draw close to 10000 visitors a day, that visit…Read More
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…Read More
In an effort to demonstrate the value of sustainable tourism certification, Ecotourism Ireland engaged Plantet4People to train businesses interesed in certification in three areas: understanding the value of certification; getting ready for certification; positionining a certified business in the market place. Ecotourism Ireland is the Global Sustainable Tourism Council’s recognized certification of Ireland. Its goal…Read More
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…Read More