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Recovering from the tsunami

Recovering from the tsunami

How did the tourism industry respond to the emergency and what are the issues in the long term The world changed on 26 December 2004, when 12 countries suffered tsunami as the result of a massive earthquake in the Indian Ocean. Nearly 300,000 people lost their lives, whilst millions have lost their livelihoods. It took […]

Responsible Hospitality in Independent Hotels and Smaller Chains

Large hotel groups are able to put significant resources behind their environmental and corporate social responsibility programmes. However, being small can sometimes be an advantage There can be no doubt that the corporate social responsibility programmes of large hotel groups have a substantial reach and impact on the local and global environment and upon surrounding […]

InterContinental Kigali, Rwanda

The InterContinental Kigali is a gateway for growing numbers of tourists visiting Rwanda. Its presence has also dramatically enhanced the lives of its employees and suppliers With the film Hotel Rwanda drawing three Oscar nominations earlier this year, media attention has been focused on the genocides committed during the Rwanda conflict in the early 1990s. […]