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Tourism's green gold rush

The tourism industry’s growth has evolved beyond simply increasing visitor numbers. Countries prioritising a sustainable agenda could become the new investment magnets, provided initiatives are responsibly managed, as Jason Mitchell discovers.

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Saint Vincent agriculture minister looks to natural growth

Saboto Caesar, the minister of agriculture, forestry, fisheries and rural transformation for Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, tells Courtney Fingar how the country is turning its abundant natural resources into a national growth strategy.

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The cobalt curse: supply risk and inequality in the DRC

Investors lured by the Democratic Republic of Congo’s supplies of cobalt – an essential component of rechargeable batteries – must contend with political instability and a dangerously unregulated business environment, as Natasha Turak discovers.

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View from the C-Suite: Marriott finds Marriott finds China's middle ground

Craig Smith, Marriott International managing director for Asia-Pacific, explains to Natasha Turak how the hotel chain is using local expertise – such as a link up with Alibaba – to make the most of the Chinese middle class's love of travel.

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Madagascar’s finance minister seeks partners in power

Madagascar’s minister of finance, Vonintsalama Andriambololona, talks to Natasha Turak about the need for investment in power generation and how the country can make itself more competitive.

Nestle

Nestlé opens up to millennials in Rosslyn HQ

Having relocated to Rosslyn, Virginia, Nestlé’s new US headquarters have been carefully designed to attract and retain young talent, with open-plan spaces to encourage collaborative working and creative thinking. Erika Morphy reports.

Camillo Gonsalves

Saint Vincent and Grenadines carves its own niche in the Caribbean

Camillo Gonsalves, minister of economic planning, sustainable development, information, industry and labour for Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, tells Courtney Fingar about the challenges faced by a multi-island economy and new measures to encourage investment in the Caribbean country.

Gari Capelli

Tourism minister hopes Croatia becomes a country for all seasons

Gari Cappelli, Croatia’s minister of tourism, tells Courtney Fingar how the sector contributes to the country’s economy and how Croatia plans to become an all-seasons destination for foreign visitors.

Costa Rica tourism

Americas tourism ministers reveal sustainability plans

Jason Mitchell talks to the tourism chiefs of Jamaica, Argentina and Costa Rica on their plans to preserve, boost and expand their respective sectors.

Hilton

Hilton plans for long African stay

Hotel group Hilton is planning a major push into sub-Saharan Africa, which involves the opening of about 100 hotels over five years and includes conversions and new-builds in the mix. Wendy Atkins reports.

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