Tag: sustainable tourism

 

World Tourism Day: Jumia Travel Green Summit 2017

To highlight the significance of sustainable tourism as a tool for development, Jumia Travel marked the World Tourism Day by bringing together experts and stakeholders in a workshop dubbed “Green Summit” held in collaboration with the Kenya Utalii College. The workshop, aimed at sensitizing the public on their pivotal roleRead More

Diani, A Top Sustainable Destination

Among the United Nations World Tourism Organization’s (UNWTO) sustainable development pillars,is preserving and enriching the environment and addressing climate change. As the world gears up to celebrate this year’s World Tourism Day on 27th September, Jumia Travel, in an interview with the Sales & Marketing Manager of Amani Tiwi BeachRead More

Five Ways to Keep your Carbon Footprint Low While Traveling

Apart from the positive impact as a leading economic frontier and the fastest growing sector, tourism also accounts for 5-12% of global greenhouse emissions through related activities such as travel, adventure and comfort amenities. Although most stakeholders are aware of this fact, most are quite uncertain of curbing measures thatRead More

Go Green And Make Your Hotel Eco-Friendly

Eco-friendly is a term that can be loosely translated to when human being engage in activities that do not harm the environment. With recent studies showing that the climate change process has already begun, it is important that we look for ways to conserve our environment and not accelerate globalRead More

Five Guides to Becoming an Eco-friendly Traveler

Tourism is no doubt a world leader in employment, global GDP, and socially; a great aid to cultural integration. With the number of international visitors having crossed the one billion mark, it’s imperative for every traveler to consciously watch what they do, how they interact with the environment, their carbonRead More