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.
Sustainable Travel International announces ‘SUSTAINABLE TRAVEL: WHERE NEXT?’ an inspiring documentary series about the people and organizations that are transforming travel
The 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.
SEATTLE, WA (January 25, 2022) – Today, Sustainable Travel International announced ‘Sustainable Travel: Where Next?’ an immersive documentary series that investigates the real impact that tourism has on the destinations and communities we visit, and explores what needs to be done to protect these awe-inspiring places. The series is being produced by Zinc Media Group and will be released in partnership with Sublime Magazine on World Tourism Day in September 2022.
Over the past 12 months, you helped us create meaningful change for people and places around the world. Together, we strengthened local communities, safeguarded our planet, and protected destinations that we love and care about.
As we ring in the new year, here’s a look back at 12 of the ways that you helped us transform travel in 2021.