Sustainability

View of Cartagena during tour of Colombia

OUT in Colombia

OUT in Colombia pride themselves on their focus of diversity, inclusion and sustainability. They believe for every traveller to get the most out of their experience when visiting Colombia they need to be their true selves. Read more about their inspirational story, how they are using Tourwriter to get more travellers to visit Colombia and what they think the future of travel should look like.

a sustainable traveller in nature

Tour operators role in encouraging sustainable travel

Just in time for Earth Day, we are considering the practical initiatives tour operators can take with each of their travellers to encourage them to travel in a more environmentally friendly way. We discuss ways sustainability can be brought into trips, when planning and completing them.

How we are helping to heal our planet

We are proud to announce the launch of two new year-round global sustainability initiatives that aim to benefit local communities and natural environments around New Zealand, with the hope that we can expand the initiative to include other countries around the world.

The discerning traveller buyer's journey

The discerning traveller buyer’s journey

Ethical travellers, the tourism industry needs more of them if it hopes to regrow in a sustainable way. So how can tour operators identify, sell trips to and encourage more travellers to become considerate of their impacts on the destinations they visit.

How tour operators can make a positive economic impact on a destination

As a tour operator, you have the opportunity to decide where your money and that of your travellers ends up. Here are five initiatives to ensure that the expenses from the travel you offer benefit the destination and the communities your customers are visiting.

Travel Trends to Prepare for in 2022

The pandemic forced a transformation in how people travel, so it makes sense that this year's eBook on travel trends looks at the upcoming season's changes in three categories, all of which will be influenced in some way by the pantoudemic: shifting consumer preferences, emerging travel styles and booming niche markets.

Create more meaningful tours with these four socio-cultural initiatives

Change may not happen overnight, but there are ways that your business can maximise its positive impacts on host communities, create mutually beneficial social and cultural situations, and offer aid and support to the residents and cultures of host communities.

Make your tours more enriching with these environmentally friendly initiatives

As a tour operator business owner, it can be difficult to know where to start when it comes to incorporating earth-conscious practices into your business. To help get you started we’ve outlined seven initiatives you can take that both promote environmental sustainability and also create a more enriching experience for your travellers.

Sustainable tourism: the tour operator’s guide to responsible travel in 2022 & beyond

Tour operators play an important role in the tourism industry, and with 72% of travellers believing that it is crucial we act now in order to protect our planet, focusing on responsible tourism is imperative. We've put together a comprehensive guide to help you understand the three pillars of sustainable tourism, why each of them is so important, and how you can adjust your business to meet the eco-conscious needs of travelers and the planet.

The Ultimate Toolkit for Tour Operators

This year, the year of 2021, is going to go down in history, but for all the right reasons. The tourism industry has proved to be resilient, strong and passionate, and will undoubtedly rebuild to be different in a good way. This free eBook is packed with tips on how tour operators can prepare their businesses and make 2021 a much better year. Download it now to make 2021 a successful year for your tour operator business.

Travel Trends 2021

The Biggest Tourism Trends Coming in 2021

We can feel it. Our customers can feel it. The tourism industry can feel it. Change is upon us. Not only are tourist numbers slowly creeping up again, but there are echoes of newfound trends, and beloved old ones, that are redefining the look and feel of travel movements in 2021. From flights to nowhere to hypothetical travel, dive into our free eBook to discover more.

Valuable Learnings for Tour Operators and DMC’s from 2020

Summarising the year that was, this free eBook reflects on 2020 and highlights what Tourwriter’s team, customers and company learnt through all of the ups and downs. Not only will this read provide you with valuable learnings, it will also deliver insights on how to approach 2021.

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