Room with a view...of your own consumption

Summer destination hot spots were again packed this summer to overtourism levels with a +7% growth over 2017. This is putting intolerable pressure on the sector’s ability to achieve agreed resource saving and carbon-cutting goals. Our hope that technical efficiencies alone will save our holidays is simply not going to be sufficient to contain human consumption in the developed and developing economies.

Ten year study shows skills and resource gaps for carbon reduction in hospitality and tourism firms

Auditing carbon requires firms to keep comprehensive records

Members of the Green Kangaroo Programme continue to show leadership as responsible destination stakeholders as they celebrate ten years of calculating their carbon emissions. I devised the Green Kangaroo programme in 2007 with Steve Gale of Hatch Consulting, at a time when we perhaps a little naively talked of becoming a Carbon Neutral destination. Now in February 2018, I am again working with individual tourism firms in Kangaroo Valley (Australia) for their third audit.

Tourism and Place Management

Chris recently spoke at World Travel Market London.

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