SDG: SDG 13 Climate Action
Posted Date : 18th April, 2019
The Future of Mountain Tourism” is the theme of the 4th edition of the UNWTO Euro-Asian Mountain Tourism Conference. The conference spotlights the significant opportunities to be seized and the challenges facing the development of mountain tourism. It highlights the need for collective efforts in overcoming current challenges that mountain destinations are facing to adapt […]
Posted Date : 25th March, 2019
This is a blog about how a woman entrepreneur from Manipur is trying to persuade her community to get involved in mushroom farming. Farmers used to burn off the hay after harvest. In India this is unfortunately a common practice these days which choked the capital city of New Delhi with smog. Hay is of […]
Posted Date : 25th March, 2019
Our project will develop a process to produce sustainable biojet fuel (SBJF) from organic waste. The use of biojet fuel can reduce CO2 emissions in the aviation sector and will lead to sustainable travel. Our process will be able to convert any type of organic waste, including food or agricultural waste, to a ‘drop-in’ biofuel […]
Posted Date : 25th March, 2019
myclimate “cause we care” is a customer- and company-based sustainability initiative for Alpine and outdoor tourism. The programme gives tourism service providers and guests a tool so that they can do something on a voluntary basis to combat climate change, which is becoming ever more noticeable. A “cause we care” company offers its guests the […]
Posted Date : 25th March, 2019
The “I AM PRO SNOW” project helps Swiss winter sports resorts and companies to reduce their carbon footprint and make their commitment to sustainable and climate-friendly tourism visible. All participants undertake to switch to 100% renewable energy by 2030 at the latest. They also put together an individual action plan to motivate employees and visitors […]
Posted Date : 25th March, 2019
The Swiss parks are doing their bit to achieve the SDGs with innovative and sustainable tourism offers focusing on the following activities: – Developing environmentally friendly tourism offers (SDG 7, 13-15) – Promoting innovations in tourism in the areas of infrastructure, health-focused, social and accessible offers and educational and awareness-raising offers (SDG 3-4, 9-10) – […]
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
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 : 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 […]