Sustaining Tourism - PHIST Interview with
Eric Ricaurte, Founder & CEO of Greenview
Exclusive HD video interview with Eric Ricaurte,
Founder & CEO of Greenview.
In this interview, filmed at the
Phuket Resort & Spa on 25 September 2018, we ask Eric for his
thoughts on the inaugural PHIST (Phuket Hotels for Islands
Sustaining Tourism) forum which was held at the resort on 24
We discuss PHIST and what the organisers are
hoping to achieve as well as what their long term plan for the
We talk about sustainable tourism and
Steven Howard asks Eric whether this is an oxymoron and if
sustainable tourism can ever be a reality, or are we beating a dead
Eric also gives us his thoughts on rating
systems such as EarthChech and others, and he tells us what role
Greenview plays in all this.
We ask Eric why there is so much focus on
plastic waste with very few people now talking about paper
waste and consequently the ozone layer, climate change and trees.
In fact these days, the only time you hear about paper is when
hotels tell you that they have switched from single-use plastic
straws to single-use paper straws. All this and much, much more in
the video and podcast below.