Authorities in the Co To island district in the northern province of Quang Ninh are set to prohibit visitors from bringing in plastic bags and bottles.
Accor, a world leading hospitality group with more than 5,200 properties and 10,000 food and beverage venues throughout 110 countries, today joins the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance, a global organization that brings together engaged hospitality companies and uses the industry’s collective power to address and tackle key challenges affecting the planet and its people.
Tourism is a great asset. It creates jobs and income, broadens perspectives on other cultures, and benefits economies, including ethnic minorities and small businesses. It all sounds swell, doesn’t it? But if that’s true, where do the calls for responsible travel or sustainable tourism come from? And what do these terms mean? Read on for a simple introduction to what it means to travel sustainably and how to get started.