From tourism to coffee, young Thais blend profit with social good

Young Thais like Aliza blend profit with social good, from tourism to coffee

Six years ago, Somsak “Pai” Boonkam drew up a plan with two villages in northern Thailand for tourists to stay with local families and immerse themselves in hill-tribe culture. The aim was for the villagers to see some financial benefit from their country’s multi-billion-dollar tourism industry. Pai was sure it would be a hit with […]

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Caribbean Tourism sets students a sustainability challenge

A Carribean beach

Advertise Here Students will be challenged to present “well-researched, practical, and financially-viable sustainable tourism projects” at an event hosted by the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) next month. CTO-USA Director Sylma Brown said: “Tourism education is a critical element of sustainability in the Caribbean and the CTO is committed to ensuring that the brightest and best […]

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