SDG: SDG 11 Sustainable Cities & Communities
Posted Date : 20th March, 2019
Hi, it’s Negin again and in this story I will be introducing the city of Dezful in Khuzestan, Iran and it’s surrounding areas. Dezful is known as the World Brick City with bridges, dams, qanats, and buildings going back to the Sassanid eras. A very scenic, hour-long drive from Dezful will take you to Pamenar […]
Posted Date : 20th March, 2019
I recently visited GORGES DE KOLA with my two friends . It’s located in the Norther part of Cameroon , Guider, in a small village called KOLA We paid 500 fcfa per person and 1000 FCFA for non-nationals. We took the car from Garoua to Guider (1h30 drive) Then at the entrance of the village […]
Posted Date : 20th March, 2019
Futurismo es un evento de alta convocatoria de tres días dedicado a la industria turística, sus innovadores, desafíos y oportunidades. Cuenta con la participación activa de expertos internacionales, nacionales y locales para fomentar el intercambio de ideas, la asociatividad y la conversación en torno a las próximas grandes tendencias y retos que impulsaran el sector […]
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
Hotel Sector Survey: Sustainable Indicators The research was done by the Secretary of Minas Gerais State for Tourism (SETUR MG), in 2015 and aimed to gather information to help the development of public policies to hotel business, especially with regard to the sustainability of establishments. The research was held in three of the main cities […]
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
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 : 6th February, 2019
The “Seminário Mineiro de Pesquisa e Inovação em Turismo (SEMPIT)” aims to provide an environment of knowledge and information exchange between the academic community and tourism professionals. Held every two years and already having two successful editions, SEMPIT has the intention to foment the production of studies and research related with the impact of tourism […]
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 […]