Latest News for: Wildlife tourism


Nigerians Urged to Protect Cross River Gorillas, to Boost Local Tourism

This Day 04 Oct 2023
Also the efforts are meant to reduce demand for commercial bush meat that endangers their lives  because this  could also  boost local tourism in Nigeria ...  “If wildlife can be successfully protected in Nigeria it can become a major driver of increased tourism and jobs.”.

What’s in The Saigon Times Weekly this week?

The Saigon Times 04 Oct 2023
Advocating Responsible Tourism For Sustainability. Wildlife tourism, as reported by the United Nations World Tourism Organization, constitutes 7% of global tourism, with a minimum estimated value of US$37 billion. In Africa, an astounding 80% of annual tourism revenue is derived from wildlife observation.

African Conservation Project aims to create world's largest transfrontier conservation area

Independent online (SA) 03 Oct 2023
Achieving this connectivity can foster better human-wildlife coexistence and preserve healthy habitats ... For this vision to become a reality, leaders from six countries—Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania, and Kenya—must unite around a shared vision for wildlife conservation, tourism development, and community well-being.

Exodus Adventure Travels, The International Leader in Active Travel Announces Name Change

Longview News-Journal 03 Oct 2023
In recent years, adventure tourism has grown significantly based in increased interest in active experiences including hiking, cycling, walking and cultural and wildlife experiences ... Premium Adventures, Active Europe Trips, Gastronomic Getaways, Wildlife and Wilderness, Peaks and ...

Longest suspension bridge to be built for missing link' of Mountains to Sea Great Ride

RNZ 03 Oct 2023
... tourism economy." ... It would incorporate a visitor centre and café and offer wildlife tours and guided cultural walks ... The connection through Pōkākā would promote sustainable tourism and offer visitors the opportunity to hear and see protected native birds and other wildlife.

Alberta mountain town to allow two major developments to go ahead after losing appeal

Moosejaw Today 03 Oct 2023
The two proposals on Canmore's eastern edge include about 80 per cent of the town's remaining developable land and raised concerns about affordable housing and wildlife ... "Keeping this connection strong is a key part of maintaining the values that make Canmore and the Bow Valley special, both ecologically and as a tourism destination.

Steven Garcia’s Empire Tours: Paving the way for sustainable tourism across borders

Madison 02 Oct 2023
In the U.S., national parks and various city initiatives have been promoting eco-tourism and emphasizing the importance of reducing the carbon footprint, from eco-lodges in Alaska to responsible wildlife tours in Florida.

Binsar Forest Sanctuary in Almora may soon offer jungle safari and bike riding

The Economic Times 02 Oct 2023
The sanctuary is home to various wildlife species, and the addition of these ...

Big Sioux River is South Dakota's latest failure in containing zebra mussel spread

Rapid City Journal 02 Oct 2023
"We've got to find a way to just knock this down because it can be — it will be — devastating to our state from a tourism and wildlife perspective," Duba told the Argus Leader. "If that revenue drops considerably, now you've reduced your tourism footprint, the value of your homes around these lakes.

Charleston's first big tourism draw of 2024 opens its box office

The Post and Courier 30 Sep 2023
Tickets for what is traditionally the first big tourism event each year in Charleston are set to go on sale. The Southeastern Wildlife Exposition's box office opens Oct ... In past years, the nature and wildlife art event has had an economic impact upward of $50 million ... Explore Charleston intern program draws students to tourism jobs after graduation.

Wildlife conservation visual campaign launched

The Saigon Times 29 Sep 2023
HCMC – The Saving Threatened Wildlife ... She highlighted that the involvement of different sectors, such as the tourism and traditional medicine associations, sends a powerful message about illegal wildlife products ... The Saving Threatened Wildlife project is funded by the U.S.

(Opinion) Pat Craig, Christine Capaldo & Dave Ruane: Colorado’s big cats are not trophies and ...

The Tribune Greeley 29 Sep 2023
Orphaned bobcats at Boulder County’s Greenwood Wildlife Rehabilitation Center ... CATs is a diverse group, encompassing ethical, fair-chase hunters, conservationists, wildlife biologists, scientists, veterinarians, pet shelters, sanctuaries, wildlife rehabilitators, business leaders, eco-tourism operators, ranchers, and farmers from across the state.

Shutdown would hurt communities around Shenandoah National Park

The Roanoke Times 29 Sep 2023
Havoc for tourism. The timing of the political stalemate is already wreaking havoc in the tourism industry, as families consider whether to cancel long-planned trips to national parks, here in Virginia and across the country ... Page County, which includes the town of Luray, receives about $108 million in direct spending on tourism.

World Maritime Day

Mail Guardian South Africa 29 Sep 2023
South Africa has a growing ocean economy consisting of marine transport, tourism, fisheries, aquaculture, and marine manufacturing. According to the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), South Africa’s coastal goods and services alone are estimated to contribute over a third (35%) to the GDP.

Firms agree to boost responsible tourism at national park

The Saigon Times 28 Sep 2023
HCMCAround 40 hospitality businesses yesterday, September 27, made a commitment to ramp up efforts in responsible tourism development at the Cat Tien National Park in the southern province of Dong Nai ... The event was expected to raise awareness about wildlife conservation by bringing together government officials and the local business community.

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