Category Archives: International

We protect children from sexual exploitation

Did you know that FTTSA is the local Code (the Code of Conduct for the Protection of Children from Sexual Exploitation in Travel and Tourism) representative in South Africa? The Code is an industry-driven, multi-stakeholder initiative with the mission to provide awareness, tools and support … Continue reading

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Travel has never felt so good!

You have previously in the blog met Viola, Bernie and Betty and seen how Fair Trade Tourism (FTT) benefits real people in real life. Making it possible for people to grow, learn and exceed their expectations is an important dimension of Fair … Continue reading

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Is it enough to offer sustainable products – or is there more to being a responsible tour operator?

It is more and more common to see tour operators advertising sustainable products (accommodation and activities) and philanthropic initiatives in destinations (own programmes or support of existing ones – like conservation or social initiatives). It seems that many operators feel that this … Continue reading

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Tourism – the next big thing in Fairtrade?

By: Jennifer Seif, FTTSA Executive Director Sustainable consumption and production is a cornerstone of the Rio+20 process and related efforts to promote a more equitable and greener global economy. Successes achieved in a wide range of sectors – particularly agriculture, … Continue reading

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