February 26, 2021

Climate Change: Now is not the time to mince words

There is no greater long-term challenge confronting the United States and the world than climate change. The progress we make in the United States is crucial. […]
February 8, 2021

Pacific Sustainable Tourism Framework – Stakeholder Consultation

Join the Pacific Sustainable Tourism Policy Framework – Stakeholder Consultation – February 2021.
February 5, 2021

Pacific Tourism Organisation’s Plastics Repurposing Initiative In Kiribati Wins International Acclaim

The Pacific Tourism Organisation’s (SPTO) plastic repurposing programme has been internationally recognized by the World Creative Tourism Network, who have awarded the Tourism Authority of Kiribati […]
January 22, 2021

Sustainable tourism: 4 lessons 2020 taught us about travel.

Change was needed in the travel industry, even before the pandemic took place. Here’s what 2020 taught us about sustainable tourism and travel for 2021. With […]
January 15, 2021
New Zealand secures global sustainability event on coral reefs

New Zealand secures global sustainability event on coral reefs

New Zealand has secured a major global conference on coral reefs, highlighting the plight of the South Pacific to the rest of the world.
January 12, 2021

Sustainable tourism: Why the future of travel is getting greener

It feels like a lifetime ago that locals in tourist-saturated areas complained of cramped infrastructure and unwelcome intrusion into their local culture. And when travel resumes, hopefully […]
January 6, 2021

Transforming Travel: It’s a Big, Big Task

Opinion: Sven Lindblad, CEO, Lindblad Expeditions An article in the New York Times on August 27 bore the headline “Move Over Sustainable Travel, Regenerative Travel Has […]
December 24, 2020

UN and Pacific Tourism Organisation host roundtable on sustainable tourism and COVID-19 recovery

The United Nations [UN] in partnership with the Pacific Tourism Organisation (SPTO)] Monday hosted a roundtable dedicated to the theme of ‘Restarting Sustainable Tourism in the […]
December 1, 2020

Using information and culture to unite – Tokelau journalist

I was working as a bulk-store assistant in early-2018 when an old friend told me about plans towards a community newspaper happening in the Tokelau Media […]
December 1, 2020

GreenStep Sustainable Tourism Standard is a GSTC-Recognized Standard

The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) announce that the GreenStep Sustainable Tourism Standard (version 2) for Lodging and Tour Operators has achieved the ‘GSTC-Recognized Standard’ status.  GreenStep’s Sustainable Tourism standard […]
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