Written by Anne de Jong
Published 19 April 2020

5 tips to communicate sustainability to your customers

Tour operators often face challenges when communicating sustainability to their customers. This blog gives you 5 tips to communicate sustainability the right way.

Written by Anne de Jong
Published 03 February 2020

Best practice case: Connecting conscious travellers and tour operators

An online booking platform connecting conscious travellers and tour operators to make sustainable tourism easier and to contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals. Fair Voyage shares their story.

Written by Anne de Jong
Published 08 January 2020

Sustainable intentions: make a difference for your travellers

Satisfied travellers are essential for every tour operator. This blog gives you 5 points of attention of the customer journey to anticipate on in 2020.

Written by Anne de Jong
Published 11 December 2019

Best practice case: Creating local positive impact through tourism

A best practice case: using tourism as a tool to create a better life and future for communities and to protect the environment. Red Rocks Rwanda shares its story.

Written by Anne de Jong
Published 12 November 2019

7 indicators to check and select sustainable accommodations as a tour operator

Many tour operators are facing challenges when selecting sustainable accommodations. This blog gives you 7 indicators to check and select those that are committed to sustainable tourism.

Written by Anne de Jong
Published 04 August 2019

The reason I work with Travelife and why every tour operator should too

Sustainability certification does not have the best reputation in the tourism industry. In this blog I’ll explain why I work with Travelife and why every tour operator should too.

Written by Anne de Jong
Published 27 June 2019

The road towards ethical & sustainable practices on Mt. Kilimanjaro

Changing an entire system and organisation to ensure well-being and transparency for porters on Mt. Kilimanjaro. Nature Discovery shares its story.

Written by Anne de Jong
Published 15 May 2019

How to involve local guides in sustainability at the destination

Local guides and drivers are key figures in making sure tours are run sustainably. In this blog I’ll show you how to commit them to sustainability and ensure they put your policies into place.

Written by Anne de Jong
Published 30 April 2019

11 ways to make your office more sustainable

A sustainable office increases employee productivity, has a lower carbon footprint and represents a healthy workplace. In this blog I’ll give you 11 easy ways to make your office more sustainable.

Written by Anne de Jong
Published 14 April 2019

How to develop community-based tourism?

Community-based tourism is in high demand and in the perfect position to create positive impact for local communities and to give travellers a unique experience. But how do you develop this?

Written by Anne de Jong
Published 13 March 2019

Working upstream - uniting fishermen, tourists and dolphins

The living Irrawaddy Dolphin Project protects the Irrawaddy dolphin, supports local fishermen and creates a unique tourism experience. Read their full story!

Written by Anne de Jong
Published 13 February 2019

The rise of overtourism: how we can restore the balance?

Overtourism is changing the dynamics of tourism destinations and is becoming a real issue for locals and travellers. Can we restore the balance?

Written by Anne de Jong
Published 21 January 2019

7 developments within the sustainable travel trend

Everyone is talking about the sustainability trend of 2019. But what does this entail? In this blog I’ll give you 7 developments including guidelines on how to respond to them!

Written by Anne de Jong
Published 03 January 2019

10 ways to reduce plastic in your tourism supply chain

The single-use plastic discussion is everywhere and it’s evident we need to make changes in our tourism businesses. But where do you start? This blog gives you 10 first steps.

Written by Anne de Jong
Published 12 October 2018

How to contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals

Did you know tourism plays a huge part in achieving the SDG’s? This blog explains how you can take advantage and become a frontrunner in sustainable tourism!

Written by Anne de Jong
Published 12 September 2018

The first steps of sustainability implementation

Many businesses experience sustainability integration as a challenge. What is the best way to go and how do you ensure long-term success? Let me help you get started!

Written by Anne de Jong
Published 29 August 2018

How to use the sustainable value framework as a business booster

Many people seem to think sustainability is something expensive, but it’s actually quite the opposite. A sustainability strategy helps to create a win-win approach and create added value.

Written by Anne de Jong
Published 08 August 2018

Responsible tourism: a new way of business that makes sense

Sustainability used to be all carrot juice and wheat grass, but its dull image is slowly fading. It more and more fits into the conscious lifestyle that many people have nowadays.