And What About the Children?

July 16, 2014 by | Filed Under: CEO Blog, Our People, Responsible Tourism

The travel and tourism industry accounts for 1 in 11 jobs globally. According to research commissioned by WTTC (Travel & Tourism Economic Impact 2014), it is the top job creator after education and directly employs over 100 million people worldwide, and as much as 265 million people indirectly. It’s also a unique industry – where […]

Making it Safe for Local Children in Tourist Environments

Travelers in Asia often get confronted with children begging, selling souvenirs or offering guiding services at tourist locations. The background often has to do with poverty and the possibility for a family to earn money. Often these little sales people are successful. It’s hard to resist these heart-melting kids! But of course, the children should […]