Archive for October, 2017

Diver swims past a school of fish

10 Ways to Protect Marine Wildlife When Diving

Tips to help you choose a conscientious dive operator and explore the underwater world more responsibly

Being a tourist in the underwater world is arguably one of the most spectacular experiences you can have while traveling. But what should you be cognizant of when exploring reefs so you don’t accidentally harm the wildlife? And how can you know if a dive operator cares about protecting marine life? Here are a few tips to get you diving more responsibly:
Florence view

Managing cultural tourism impacts in Europe – Learning from Florence

Contributed by Fergus T. Maclaren: Canadian National Expert Representative, International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) International Cultural Tourism Committee / Principal, MAC-DUFF Tourism ● Heritage ● Planning

Increased visitation to Europe's cultural capitals, such as Florence, hasn't come without challenges. Here's how you can help.

Every year, the allure of incredible art, centuries-old architecture, and other historic wonders draws more and more tourists to Europe’s cultural capitals. But with this increase have also come harmful side effects and challenges for these destinations and people who live there.