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Fair Trade in Tourism trademarks awarded

Fair Trade in Tourism trademarks awarded

Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve in Mpumalanga, Shiluvari lakeside lodge, Limpopo, Stormsriver Adventures, Eastern Cape and The Village at Spier Hotel and Conference Centre, Western Cape are among the first tourism business in the world to be certified for their work in promoting fair trade in tourism The trademarks were awarded by Fair Trade in […]

European Hotel Design

The European Hotel Design Conference and Awards were held recently in London. Entitled ‘Thinking Outside the Box’, the conference brought together many of the leading names in the industry It included a panel session entitled: ‘Green Design Comes of Age: But Who Should Pay?’. The panellists included senior representatives from real estate and engineering firms, […]

Sustainable tourism certification network

The first Sustainable Tourism Certification Network for the Americas was launched in September at the Regional Conference of the Americas on Sustainability Certification of Tourism Activities Held in Bahia, Brazil; the conference was organised by the World Tourism Organisation (WTO) and hosted by the Instituto de Hospitalidade and the Brazilian Government. It attracted some 170 […]

Eco-Lodge in the Amazon

Hilton International is to develop a five-star resort in the heart of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil – the first of its kind to be operated by an international hotel chain The 196-bedroom Hilton Amazon Eco-Lodge is scheduled for completion in late 2005 and will be situated 180kms from Manaus, in Novo Airao, an area […]