We Declare a Climate Emergency

Impactful Tourism Consultancy has signed up to Tourism Declares, an initiative that supports tourism businesses, organizations and individuals in declaring a climate emergency and taking purposeful action to reduce their carbon emissions as per the advice from The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) to cut global carbon emissions to 55% below 2017 levels by 2030.  Like allContinue reading “We Declare a Climate Emergency”

A Responsible Future: 13 Guiding Principles for Sustainable Tourism

This year a very exciting initiative has been launched in an effort to chart a new, more sustainable direction of tourism and shift the status quo. The Future of Tourism Coalition is six non-governmental organizations that have come together for the first time and stand united in their appeal for change. This Coalition is pursuingContinue reading “A Responsible Future: 13 Guiding Principles for Sustainable Tourism”

El Impacto del Turismo en una Pequeña Comunidad Costera Costarricense

Por Drew Monkman y Sandra Candela Durante los últimos tres años, mi esposa Michelle y yo hemos pasado parte del invierno en Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, ubicado en la costa caribeña de Costa Rica, cerca de la frontera con Panamá. Al igual que muchos otros turistas, nos encanta la rica biodiversidad, las hermosas playas, laContinue reading “El Impacto del Turismo en una Pequeña Comunidad Costera Costarricense”

How COVID-19 Has Made Us Think Differently About Global Food Systems

During my final semester as an undergraduate student, I decided to sign up for a course on global food systems. The professor started our first class by showing the students in the room a variety of fast food logos and asking us to identify the company. The young adults in the classroom listed the fastContinue reading “How COVID-19 Has Made Us Think Differently About Global Food Systems”