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‘Sustainable Travel: Where Next?’ World Environment Day Trailer

The “Sustainable Travel: Where Next?” documentary series will investigate how the tourism industry is coming together to rebuild a more sustainable future and protect the destinations and communities at the heart of travel. The content is being produced by Zinc Media Group and will be released in partnership with Sublime Magazine on World Tourism Day in September 2022.
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St. Kitts Resident Survey Shows Local Desire for Community-Centric Tourism

Following the COVID-19 pandemic, residents want the island’s tourism industry to support locals’ well-being, cultural authenticity, and natural resources.

BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS (26 May 2022) – Today, the St. Kitts Ministry of Tourism released the results of their 2021 Resident Perception of Tourism Survey. This survey, completed by Sustainable Travel International and Holistic Education Research & Conservation, a local data-driven community-based organization, aimed to understand resident priorities and sentiments towards tourism in order to inform policy and strategy moving forward. Building on a 2017 resident survey, it showed that, while positive perceptions of tourism have diminished over the past four years, exacerbated over the past two years by the negative impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, residents still believe tourism is important and an industry they want to grow and participate in. 
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Sustainable Travel International Joins GLP Films to Introduce a New Storytelling Competition to Support Global Sustainability

Innovative “GLP Sustainability Storytelling Competition 2022” Offers Winners a Custom Video and Global Promotion By GLP’s Award-Winning Storytelling Team and Sustainable Travel International

Kennebunkport, Maine, USA (May 9, 2022) – GLP Films (GLP), the leading sustainability storytelling agency, is hosting its inaugural GLP Sustainability Storytelling Competition. Born from GLP’s mission to promote sustainability through storytelling, the company invites organizations of any size, from any industry, to submit their untold story of sustainability for a chance to win a custom video produced and distributed by GLP and Sustainable Travel International in addition to other global partners.  

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St. Kitts Sustainable Destination Council 2021 Impact Update

For many tourism destinations, 2021 was a year of both hardship and of hope. In St. Kitts, the COVID-19 pandemic continued to pose challenges for the tourism industry in 2021, but it also saw the destination reopen its borders and the first signs of recovery.  
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In honor of Earth Day, Exito makes Planet Care pledge to offset the flight CO2 emissions of its direct travelers from 2021 onward

FORT COLLINS, CO (April 22, 2022) – Earlier this month, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued its latest report with the following blunt assessment: “We are at a crossroads. The decisions we make now can secure a liveable future. We have the tools and know-how required to limit warming,” said IPCC Chair Hoesung Lee. With its Planet Care pledge, Exito takes a concrete first step to answer this call for urgent action.