European nations lead Economist tourism sustainability index

European nations lead Economist tourism sustainability index

France and Germany have topped a new sustainable tourism index from The Economist Intelligence Unit.

The index, sponsored by Chinese tourism conglomerate HNA, is the first of its kind to compare countries on their commitment to develop and promote sustainable practices in tourism.

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UK tourism industry gathers to sell destination Britain to world

UK tourism industry gathers to sell destination Britain to world

Now in its third year ‘ExploreGB’ is heading south to Brighton. More than 400 international buyers from 40 countries will do business with 430 travel industry suppliers from across England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland at the event being held from Thursday 2 March to Friday 3 March at the Brighton Centre.

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The Hippie Trail: The Legacy Of The Asia Overland Route

The Hippie Trail: The Legacy Of The Asia Overland Route

Ken Klein left Philadelphia in 1973 with the $800 he’d saved from his bar mitzvah. He wanted to see the world but ran out of money in Istanbul and went back to the United States to work in telephone sales with the goal of raising $5,000 and buying a one-way ticket back to Europe.

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