Tag Archives: sustainable tourism

Sustainable Tourism AND/OR Regenerative Tourism? To make tourism better, we do need to ‘get it’

Is sustainable tourism (ST) the foundation of regenerative tourism (RT)? Is RT a step up from sustainability? How are they different? Why do some authors analyse ST versus RT, as if they were some competing concepts that somehow exclude themselves? … Continue reading

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‘We are at the start of something big’ – reflections from the first Regenerative Tourism by Design cohort

Last week the first cohort of Regenerative Tourism by Design course met online to reflect on the 10-week-long journey and say goodbye. A simple question ‘how has everyone been?’ asked by the course creator Prof Dianne Dredge has turned into … Continue reading

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Zrównoważona turystyka a marka destynacji turystycznych – moje prezentacje i warsztaty w Polsce.

Jesienią 2020 roku (listopad-grudzień) uczestniczyłam jako główny prelegent i panelista specjalizujący się w zrównoważonej turystyce w serii konferencji i warsztatów online organizowanych przez Regionalne Organizacje Turystyczne, w ramach projektu Ministerstwa Rozwoju, Pracy i Technologii „Dobre praktyki w promocji i zarządzaniu … Continue reading

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My short welcome speech for EuroEco18

5th European Ecotourism Conference was held in Tbilisi, Georgia, 10-12 September. The event provided a platform for a range of stakeholders throughout the continent and beyond – to present their research results and development activities on ecotourism and sustainable tourism … Continue reading

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Interview for the Sustainability Leaders project on sustainable tourism in the Caucasus

This week I am featured in a great Sustainability Leaders Project, interviewed as the first sustainable tourism expert on the Caucasus region. The project is an invaluable knowledge hub for tourism professionals interested in the latest trends, strategies and success … Continue reading

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Svaneti responsible tourism businesses – recommendations please!

I am looking for recommendations for local sustainable/responsible tourism business owners in Svaneti! You may have heard that we are in the middle of the Responsible Travel Week (12-18 Feb) –  #RTweek18. During this week I am travelling around Svaneti in the … Continue reading

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Overtourism in Svaneti

Svaneti in Georgia is at risk of losing its traditional charm as a result of negative impacts of uncontrolled growth of tourism. Continue reading

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Caucasus Tourism and me in 2017 – reasons to celebrate!

The rapid growth in tourism in Georgia is NOT a reason to celebrate – but my 2017 definitely was!  In 2015 I made a risky but also much-needed and exciting decision to change career and work in sustainable tourism in … Continue reading

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Tourism boom in Georgia – reasons to celebrate?

One of the main objectives of the Georgian National Tourism Development Strategy 2015-2025 is to increase the number of international arrivals to 11 million. At the current rate, achieving that is clearly doable. But is it really that desirable? I … Continue reading

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