EXCITING YOUTH ATTACHMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN THE TOURISM INDUSTRY MAY 2018

Are you a student looking for an attachment opportunity within the tourism sphere?  If so, consider applying for the student attachment program at Ecotourism Kenya. The program is tailor made for current university students, to undertake…

Embracing the Plastic Bags Ban for Tourism Facilities

Plastics are at the core of solid waste management problems of today’s society. Plastics in modern life are a preferred product for everyday applications from piping, bottling, packaging etc. However, as useful as society has deems plastics…

Sustainable local purchasing

Every day individuals and industries procure various goods and services to sustain and complement lives and businesses. The tourism business especially has a plethora of procurement needs including; cleaning products, foods and beverages, curios…

Adoption of Green Energy in Tourism Accommodation Facilities

Energy is indispensable in our daily lives as it’s required to run most of the activities. It is the basic input required to sustain economic growth. Traditional sources of energy are primarily fossil fuels (oil, coal and gas). While these…

Sustainability for tour operators; The Travelife Partner

The tourism industry thrives on the natural environment, spectacles and natural phenomena, wildlife as well as draws from other industries and social links. In this regard, sustainability should be at the core of every tourism venture. Sustainability…

Sustainability and customer satisfaction

Sustainability generally is continuity of a business now and in the future. It involves the ability to maintain or support an activity or process over the long term. Customer satisfaction is a key component in ensuring sustainability of…

Chemical safety in tourism facilities; Material Safety Data Sheets

Humans have over the years manufactured chemicals for everyday use. The chemical industry converts raw materials, such as oil, natural gas, air, water, metals, and minerals into thousands of different products. They come in all forms for different…

Formulation of an environmental policy

It is without a doubt that the tourism business is highly dependent on the environment. The natural environment acts both as a source of raw materials and resources and a sink for wastes generated from various human activities. Every year the…

Fire risk reduction rules in tourism facilities

Statistics show that fire kills more people every year than any other force of nature. Fire is a terrifying weapon with unlimited destruction that if not well managed can cause massive damage in a matter of minutes! Fire can wreak havoc on the…

Water management and conservation for tourism facilities

Did you know that scientists postulate that the next world war will be fought over water? This may seem incredulous considering that water covers about 75% of the Earth’s surface. However the fact is this precious resource is dwindling faster…

Changes in the Eco-rating Standard: child labour, abuse and human rights

The shrill of children’s laughter echoes in many homes, bringing a hope of dreams to be fulfilled the promise of a new generation of future leaders in different fields in life. Children have an inherent right to be just children; to play,…