Examples of my work from key project actions to complete studies.
ITB 2023 and Beyond…
What have accountability and cooperation got to do with sustainability and resilience in tourism? After 17 years of living and working in this beloved region, I am happy to [...]
A Return But Not a Reset
50 years after the "Limits of Growth" of the Club of Rome and in our 20th year of the VDR Business Travel Report Germany unveiled today, we see a [...]
Breaking Down Barriers: Free Tools and Resources to More Sustainability
Embracing sustainable tourism as a small business can seem daunting when you are unsure where to start 🔎. To support your first steps on this journey, we have rounded up [...]
These are issues that I personally care about and volunteer for because they negatively impact our lives and ultimately, the whole world.
“Flagships or Red Flags?” – If It´s Not Sustainable, It Is Not Development
Our case and cause for #MontenegroWildBeauty is to #SaveKomarnica from getting filled with concrete and a hydropower plant - an unsustainable idea in every dimension of the word. Today, [...]
Stand with Ukraine
Since 24th February, asking myself what I can do, what we all can do more... so I started a discussion thread on Travel Massive and joined forces with Vicky [...]
Destination in Pain
That day, 9th March 2019, I got close to crying in public. After 12 years in this country, MY pain became unbearable. Returning from all the ITB Berlin 2019 [...]
If a biotope has favorable conditions, it will grow. These examples show the importance of networks and synergies.
Balkan Green Launched in Athens at GD2022
In the last week of September, more than 250 delegates from 43 countries reunited for a responsible future and joined the Green Destinations 2022 and Future of Tourism Coalition [...]
Keep Cool – Why to Be Hosted in Iceland
IT can contribute to overcoming the climate crisis – but at the same time it is an essential part of the problem. If the Internet was a country, it [...]
The GSTC Criteria Now Available in the Western Balkan Languages
It´s official! Thank you so much GIZ and SWG RRD teams, SEDRA I project colleagues and translators, with the Global Sustainable Tourism Council, for getting this DONE! Now we [...]
Insights, knowledge, research, rationale and reasons.
Back to Business But Not “As Usual”
19th VDR Business Travel Report Germany unveiled Today with VDR, the German Business Travel Association, we are happy and proud to have presented the results and projections of the [...]
Sparkling News – 6 Reasons Why You Should Be Here in 2019
Interview with the Program Director of Spark.me, Vladimir Vulic I came across Vladimir´s trail blazing activities for the first time in 2012, when I started seeing some of my favourite [...]
Take a Walk on the Wild Side: Community-based Tourism Development with the “Katuns” of Montenegro
Enjoy my interview with Jelena Krivcevic, originally published in the Adventure Travel News. The 2018 summer season is fast approaching and we spoke with the Director [...]
Inspirational recommendations and stories about life and travel.
“Welcome Back World” or: To All the People I Hugged Last Week
- written by me, not by ChatGPT - It was an awesome, intense week of planned and spontaneous meetings, greetings, events and exchange. The first ITB Berlin post-pandemic. Cold, [...]
5 Reasons Why I Loved Hiking in Pallas-Ylläs National Park
Foggy, windy, wet feet and muddy paws (of my dog Vanja). And still, these were six days, five nights in the hiking heaven! In the National Park Pallas-Ylläs of [...]
Three Sounds to Hear Before You Die
When kayaking in Alaska, keep your ears open. That is what my rudder man Jeremy, who happened to be the Executive editor of AFAR magazine, did. I found his [...]