SDG: SDG 15 Life On Land
Posted Date : 1st March, 2021
In Kinigi , near the volcanoes national park and in Kigali, we established art galleries as a place for promoting the cultural heritage of Rwanda and disseminate information about the conservation of the great apes found within the great lakes region. The project is aimed at encouraging the local community to tell and sell the […]
Posted Date : 23rd February, 2021
Due to the travel restrictions imposed by the Coronavirus, it could be assumed in early 2020 that more Swiss people would be spending their summer holidays in Switzerland. The tourism businesses were strongly affected by the lack of guests due to the lockdown. In order to support the tourism service providers after the lockdown, temporary […]
Posted Date : 16th February, 2021
Behind every place lie stories, gastronomic traditions, artisanal flavors, and time-honored practices, preserved by women and men whose identities and cultures have been constructed over centuries. Every gastronomic tradition can become a unique tourism experience. Slow Food Travel offers a new model for tourism, made up of meetings and exchanges with farmers, cheesemakers, herders, butchers, […]
Posted Date : 5th January, 2021
Since 2004, the Entlebuch alpine herders (“Älpler”) have been bringing their cattle down from the alp to the valley together. Seven proud Älpler families take part in the Entlebucher Alpabzug with their approximately 250 festively decorated animals. In Schüpfheim more than 10’000 locals and guests await to warmly welcome them. Yodelers, alphorn blowers, traditional dance […]
Posted Date : 14th December, 2020
Swiss nature parks regularly organize volunteering events for companies that strive to contribute to environmental sustainability by actively engaging their employees in this cause. Participants help to maintain valuable natural and cultural landscapes in Swiss parks. In doing so they get to know the park, exchange ideas with the local population and enjoy regional specialities. […]
Posted Date : 30th November, 2020
For many years the oasis Ksar Ghilane was known for its very high quality of dates. Today the oasis is threatened by the increasing day tourism. This has a negative effect on the ecosystem and generates little added value. At the beginning of January 2019, Rafael Enzler and Christian Müller from gutundgut worked together with […]
Posted Date : 20th October, 2020
In support of World Statistics Day 2020 and around the theme “Connecting the world with data we can trust”, UNWTO has launched it’s Country Fact Sheets to reflect upon the importance of trust, authoritative data, innovation, and the public good that come with statistics, all values that are now more than ever relevant for tourism. […]
Posted Date : 24th September, 2020
In the summer of 2020, Lake Achensee in Tirol was a highly sought-after destination not only for tourists from other countries, but also for people who live in Tirol and visit for a day. Where more people wanted to see and to stay at the same beautiful places, hiking up the mountains, lying at the […]
Posted Date : 25th August, 2020
The COVID-19 and Transforming Tourism Policy Brief  released on 25th August 2020 is part of the wider UN response and outreach to and around the pandemic. UNWTO has been the lead author of the brief, and 11 other UN agencies contributed to the policy document, highlighting the unique importance and scope of the sector. The Policy […]
Posted Date : 4th August, 2020
This guide is intended to help empower museums (small, large and of any kind, anywhere), museum workers, museum networks and their partners to contribute to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs for short).