Making Ecological Integrity in Canada’s National Parks the Prime Objective…again

Three days ago, Hon. McKenna, the federal environment minister, confirmed that the primary objective of Parks Canada was the maintenance and restoration of ecological integrity within the national parks (and presumably the commemorative integrity of national historic sites as well).  The confirmation came in response to an extensive public consultation process focused on the future […]

Managing Overcrowding in Tourism Destinations

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and McKenzie & Company very recently released a detailed analysis of overcrowding at popular tourism sites and destinations. The intended primary audience appears to be destinations, but it has much wider application within the industry. In-bound tour companies also have responsibilities for ensuring the sustainability of their operations. […]