SINGAPORE, 19 September 2019: Baby Boomers may be able to retire sooner than they think, according to the authors of Live Richer, Spend Less: International Living’s Ultimate Guide to Retiring Overseas, a new book by Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher....
BANGKOK, 19 September 2019: Planet Happiness and the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) have signed a partnership that will improve sustainability standards in tourism as well as impact reporting in tourism destinations.  They...

Our poisoned planet

BANGKOK, 19 September 2019: Thailand foremost expert on marine conservation, Dr Thon Thamrongnawasawat, posted on Tuesday a damning photo of plastic pollution at a national park beach in Thailand. A leading authority on marine...
SEATTLE, 18 September 2019:  The Adventure Travel Trade Association has hired Taleb Rifai, former secretary-general of the UNWTO as a special advisor. Rifai, a two-term secretary-general of the United Nations World Tourism...
BANGKOK, 16 September 2019:  The old fashioned not so cool “pinto” is making a comeback as Thailand attempts to tackle the massive problem of plastic waste. Plastic and Styrofoam containers pushed aside the metal food stacked containers...
SINGAPORE, 13 September 2019: World tourism leaders met this week in St Petersburg for the annual UNWTO general assembly that pushed sustainability and innovation to the top of the agenda. The 23rd Session of...
SINGAPORE, 6 September 2019: When Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, says he is backing an effort to speed up sustainable tourism and reduce the impact travel has on the climate people listen. That’s because he has...
SINGAPORE, 5 September 2019: Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex, is lending his name to a new global partnership aimed at improving conservation and making the travel industry more sustainable. ‘Travalyst’ has been created...
BETHESDA, USA, 3 September: Marriott International is expanding a 2018 initiative to replace tiny, single-use toiletry bottles of shampoo, conditioner and bath gel in bathrooms with larger pump-topped bottles. To date, the company has already rolled...
TORONTO, 3 September 2019: Animals doing flips in the water, painting pictures with their trunks and giving rides, might be entertaining, but it is no life for animals. That’s what new research from...