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Responsible Tourism Events in February: Time Come, with Hope (Not Quite) Lost

  • Ethan Gelber
  • 13 February 2018

Gatherings of thinkers, transfers of skills, the sharing of best practices and the cross-promotion of ongoing efforts to understand and reverse the damaging impacts of travel must continue, especially in the face of powerful headwinds.

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Experience Local Life in the Village of Yanque at the Heart of Peru’s Colca Canyon

  • Maureen Valentine
  • 29 September 2010

In Arequipa’s backyard, in the south of Peru, are two sleepy sister canyons that happen to hold the world records for the largest and second-largest chasms in the world. In Colca Canyon, in the small town of Yanque, locals has banded together to offer tourists a more authentic and unique glimpse into the lives of the area’s Collahua people. Today, the colourful crew of Yanqueños behind Sumac Yanque Ayllu to offer tourists a more authentic and unique glimpse into the lives of the area’s Collahua people.

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The Lasting Legacy of the 2010 FIFA World Cup

  • Diane Zhang
  • 27 September 2010

The day after Spain held aloft the 2010 World Cup trophy, we found ourselves listening to South African talkback radio during a long drive down towards the country’s picturesque Eastern Cape. The topic for the show was what hosting the World Cup had meant to each listener. As the kilometres whizzed by caller after caller expressed their pride, as South Africans, at having proven the doubters wrong by staging one of the most spectacular sporting events ever.

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WHL Consulting Continues its Work in World Heritage Sites with a Focus on Tequila

  • Michelle Rodrigues
  • 16 February 2010

As the world continues to see greater numbers of travellers, locally owned and small travel products are often not able to keep up the pace with Internet advances. Today tourists often prefer to search and book online and this phenomenon is cutting out small operators who do not have the skills or the soft infrastructure…

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