Nicole Biondi of South African National Parks

“In 1998, what is now Africa’s most visited National Park began an epic journey and adopted a bold and ambitious tagline to anchor their vision to – A Park for All, Forever.  This was not an easy promise to make for a Park lying entirely within the municipal boundaries of […]

Deidre Luzmore of Saldanha Bay Tourism

We will understand only what we are taught In 1968 in New Delhi Mr Baba Dioum, a Senegalese environmentalist, in his speech to the general assembly of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) said that “In the end we will conserve only what we love. We love only […]

Jessy Lipperts of Extraordinary Travel

“When I think about my favourite places and experiences to enjoy responsibly, what first comes to mind is my favourite mountain to hike: Lion’s Head. What a pleasure to enjoy this in the early morning. The mountain gives you 360 degrees views of Camps Bay, The Atlantic, Clifton, Sea Point, […]

Mariette du Toit-Helmbold of Cape Town Tourism

“As tourism grows to join the ranks of the world’s major commercial industries, so do the questions around the impact this industry has on our fragile world and its people. Tourism can do as much or not more harm than good if not developed and managed responsibly. The world is […]

Skye Grove of Cape Town Tourism

“I love to travel and have been privileged to work and travel in parts of the world where the boundaries of my humility has been stretched beyond measure. My first real encounter with responsible and community tourism was been during my work as Head of Communications for Mildmay International, a […]