SDG: SDG 1 No Poverty
Posted Date : 4th March, 2019
As a segment of tourism, sport tourism also helps achieve sustainable development in a distinct way stemming from its characteristics. This paper illustrates how sport tourism can contribute to these goals and what needs to be considered when developing sport tourism to realize its contribution to sustainable development. The comparative strength of sport tourism lies […]
Posted Date : 26th February, 2019
This project explores how social entrepreneurs can embrace the development of sustainable tourism with the collaboration of indigenous communities, in areas where the tourism industry directly impacts a local community. The project’s case study focuses on the development of sustainable tourism in the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico with local Maya indigenous communities to support the design […]
Posted Date : 12th February, 2019
Michoacan de Ocampo is one of 32 States that integrates the Mexican Republic. Located in the centre of the country, the State recorded high rates of inequality, an important indigenous population, mainly concentrated in rural areas, and a vast natural and cultural, tangible and intangible heritage. Tourism is already one of the main economic sectors […]
Posted Date : 8th February, 2019
Better Places Travel is a social enterprise that organizes trips with a positive impact. We believe travel can make the world a better place when it’s done in a sustainable and responsible way. This means that we are committed to making a social impact above making a profit. Our aim is to maximize the positive […]
Posted Date : 8th February, 2019
It is rainmaker’s passion to democratize world class technology to enable small, medium independent lodging and tour operator businesses in a destination to become more efficient and compete with global giants. We create competitive advantages and more efficiency for destinations and its hospitality and tourism businesses in Africa, keeping more tourism spend in the destination […]
Posted Date : 8th February, 2019
The Black Sea Sustainable Rural Tourism Program is a community based, regionally integrated, social enterprise venture that will continuously improve livelihoods, promote entrepreneurship, support sustainable economic actions and preserve social, cultural and environmental heritage. The BSST Program is a result of over 4 years of preparation that included situational analyses and partner development in Ukraine, […]
Posted Date : 25th January, 2019
This assessment evaluates the potential for sustainable tourism development in Eritrea’s coastal Massawa and Dahlak Archipelago as an economic opportunity that can contribute to improved livelihoods, heritage promotion and natural conservation efforts. A total of 472 surveys were administered with local communities from Massawa and Dahlak; more than 200 surveys with local, diaspora and international […]
Posted Date : 16th January, 2019
SUSTAINABILITY ACTIONS SOCIAL MAINTENANCE BANK HOURS Through a local social organization (El Risell), the donation of 2 hours of maintenance work for residents of the neighborhood with few resources is managed. In this way those people generally of old age have access to a person in their house of confidence that can carry out the small […]
Posted Date : 15th November, 2018
The study program “Sustainable Tourism and International Development”, which is embedded in the Bachelor’s degree in Tourism at the University of Applied Sciences HTW Chur, Switzerland, was launched in 2017, simultaneously with the International Year of Sustainable Tourism (IY2017) of the United Nations. The combination of tourism, sustainability and development cooperation in a study program […]
Posted Date : 16th October, 2018
The trip will serve as un opportunity for participants to get hands-on experience and exposure to Lesotho’s cultural norms, business regulatory framework, political climate and socioeconomic challenges and opportunities. The visit is a mixture of tourism activities and face to face purposefully arranged meetings with local business and governmental offices. Participants will have an opportunity […]