SDG: SDG 12 Responsible Consumption and Production
Posted Date : 20th January, 2020
The Global Tourism Plastics Initiative aims to articulate, support and scale-up action by tourism stakeholders and is building a global alliance to fight plastic pollution. As part of the activities of the One Planet Sustainable Tourism Programme, the Initiative is led by UN Environment and UNWTO in collaboration with Ellen MacArthur Foundation. Recognizing the global […]
Posted Date : 20th January, 2020
Stevns Klint just south of Copenhagen in Denmark became a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2014.In order to generate sustainable societal, economic and environmental development, a partner program was created for all companies, associations, organizations, artists, etc. who wish to support sustainable development within the framework of UNESCO World Heritage. The partner program currently has […]
Posted Date : 8th January, 2020
Summer School 2020 of the UNESCO Chair in ICT to develop and promote sustainable tourism in World Heritage Sites (USI – Università della Svizzera italiana, Lugano, Switzerland) IMAGINE ICTs to promote sustainable heritage tourism in Indonesia August 16-23, 2020 – Indonesia The 7th edition of the USI UNESCO Chair Summer School is realized in collaboration […]
Posted Date : 8th January, 2020
Southern Summer School of the UNESCO Chair in ICT to develop and promote sustainable tourism in World Heritage Sites (USI – UNiversità della Svizzera italiana, Lugano, Switzerland) Digital communication of indigenous African heritage and fashion February 9-15, 2020 – Namibia The 2020 Southern Summer School, the first of its kind, is realized in collaboration with […]
Posted Date : 12th December, 2019
With the initative “Tourismus und die SDGs” the Federal Ministry for Sustainability and Tourism of Austria developed a website that offers information and best-practice examples on how to implement the SDGs in tourism with a special focus on Austria. The project is supported by a network of 11 SDG ambassadors who are key stakeholders in […]
Posted Date : 12th December, 2019
The Sustainable Tourism Africa Summit is an annual event whose purpose is modelling a sustainable future for tourism in Africa. The event brings together, for 3 days, tourism stakeholder from Africa and the rest of the world for the one purpose. The Sustainable Tourism Africa Summit features sustainable tourism masterclasses, presentation, workshops, side events, exhibitions […]
Posted Date : 2nd December, 2019
No time to lose! Climate response – how? #tourism can show the way! Join #UNWTO for ‘Transforming Tourism for Climate Action’ at #COP 25- low carbon growth is reachable!
Posted Date : 27th November, 2019
The Sociology of Leisure and Tourism course at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) will help undergraduate students to understand tourism from a sociological perspective. Students will analyze and study topics such as: -Sociological perspectives on environmental sustainability in tourism -Sociological perspectives on cultural sustainability in tourism -Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals -The […]
Posted Date : 22nd November, 2019
Travel Kollekt (travelkollekt.com) is an on-demand, web-based publishing tool that is bringing the paper and books back to the travel experience. We reinvent the concept of the travel book, with an on-demand publishing tool that is bringing the paper and books back to the travel experience. The company bridge the digital with analog, using reverse […]
Posted Date : 7th November, 2019
To date, this project has explored destination pledges in Iceland, Palau, Hawai’i, New Zealand and Finland from an organisational perspective. The project has focused on the motivations, strategies and impacts related to these destination pledges. Sixteen semi-structured interviews have been carried out with a total of 19 participants. Participants were high-ranking representatives of organisations involved […]