|#RTVoices at WTM
A round up of our blogs and comment published on WTM Responsible Tourism from the last month
1 - Could there ever be a place for captive dolphin shows in responsible tourism?
STA Travel has stopped offering dolphin shows on its holidays. What does it say about our relationship with such intelligent animals that they exist at all?
2 - How can tourism’s supply chain be sustainable if employment practices aren’t?
Shouldn’t tourism companies that focus on sustainability of the supply chains also ensure they adopt ethical employment practices?
3 - Destination marketing: South Africa uses inspirational storytelling to sell responsible tourism
The New ‘Reconsider South Africa’ destination marketing video is causing a stir online. Is this viral hit greenwash, or an example of excellent tourism marketing?
4 - Time to nominate your winners for World Responsible Tourism Awards 2014
Vote for who you want to win in 12 categories – inc. best destination, poverty reduction, wildlife conservation – in 2013 World Responsible Tourism Awards.
5 - INNOVATOR SPOTLIGHT: developing community tourism in remote rural India
Maroon Migrates develops community tourism in Gujarat, India. Jeremy Smith speaks to founder Nischal Barot about his approach to responsible tourism