Written by CREST Program Manager, Ellen Rugh As a global nonprofit, nonpartisan research and advocacy organization based in Washington, DC, the Center for Responsible Travel (CREST) has been a leading voice on sustainable travel to Cuba since the United States reformed its Cuba travel regulations in 2016. While much has changed since our first trip…Read More →
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PRESS RELEASEFor Immediate Release Contact: Alix Collins, CREST Communications Manageracollins@responsibletravel.org(202) 347-9203 ex. 417 Center for Responsible Travel Strengthens its Sustainable Tourism Leadership Position with Five New Board Members Washington, D.C. (June 16, 2021) – The Center for Responsible Travel (CREST) is excited to announce the addition of five new members to its Board of Directors:…Read More →
Written by Kelsey Frenkiel, CREST Program Manager This week, CREST and editors Martha Honey and Kelsey Frenkiel have released Overtourism: Lessons for a Better Future (Island Press), an edited volume containing essays and case studies from more than 20 tourism experts across the world. This book charts a path for truly sustainable tourism, focusing on…Read More →