WTM Africa will go ahead from 07-09 April 2021 in the format of a hybrid event, delivering a significant ROI for exhibitors and providing a much-needed platform for live and virtual connection between tourism industry stakeholders engaged in bringing business to Africa and Africa to the World.
Regenerative travel/tourism has been defined by the New York Times as “leaving a place better than you found it.” Previous iterations of ‘doing tourism better’ were about doing less harm. According to the article, “sustainable tourism.. aims to counterbalance the social and environmental impacts associated with travel”.
Airlines’ business models, technology developments, new products and services, sustainability approaches, David Falcon discovers some of the factors that will shape and transform the global aviation industry after COVID-19.
At the heart of Responsible Tourism is the idea that tourism businesses look at the social, environmental and economic issues in the place or places that they do business and ask themselves whether they can address any of them, to make a better pace for people to live in or visit.
ATCNews : Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome is the publisher of ATCNews, Eastern Africa’s leading aviation, tourism and conservation news blog of its kind. Wolfgang has over 45 years of experience in the tourism, aviation and conservation fields in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda, covering all aspects of safari operations, hotel operations and air operations. Since 1992 he resides in Uganda, previously living for 17 years in Kenya.