SDG: SDG 9 Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure
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 : 17th October, 2018
Kuoni Congress strives to act as a good corporate citizen which takes into full account the current and future economic, social and environmental impacts of its business. Kuoni Congress seeks to manage meetings, events and congress activities in an ecologically and socially sustainable manner.
Posted Date : 15th October, 2018
Tourism is the dominant sector of the Samoan economy, contributing more than 20% of its GDP. The principle resource bases of tourism are Samoa’s pristine beaches and its coastal, lagoon and reef areas. Some 70% of Samoa’s population live within the coastal strips, with tourism operations generally within 100 meters of the coastline. As they […]
Posted Date : 15th October, 2018
Mexico is highly exposed to natural hazards – ranging from droughts to hurricanes. As climate change gains pace, wide-ranging shifts in climate variability are anticipated, including increases in extreme weather events and associated likely impacts on economic activities like tourism. To address these challenges, a series of Climate Change Vulnerability Studies on 20 of Mexico’s […]
Posted Date : 15th October, 2018
Buildings account for 40% of the European Union’s (EU) total energy consumption and 36% of CO2 emissions. Accommodation is responsible for 21% of the tourism sector’s CO2 emissions. While there is immense potential for savings in this sphere, the hospitality sector’s fragmented nature poses challenges to this objective. As EU directives for Nearly Zero Energy […]
Posted Date : 15th October, 2018
Tourism is one of the strongest pillars of Dubai’s economic growth. With the aim of attracting 20 million visitors by 2020, Dubai has set clear targets for sustainable development. These are in line with the vision of HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashed Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, […]
Posted Date : 11th October, 2018
Ladakh, located in the Indian Himalayas, boasts rich cultural heritage due to its location on the ancient silk route. Tourists from around the world visit the area to meditate, explore its mountain valleys and its traditional heritage. Local communities were largely dependent on kerosene lamps for lighting, which emitted toxic fumes and caused health problems. […]
Posted Date : 11th October, 2018
Kumarakom is situated on the banks of the Vembanad Kayal – the second largest lagoon in India – near the city of Kottayam, in the heart of the Kerala backwaters, a chain of brackish lagoons and lakes in the southern Indian state of Kerala. Tourism is thriving as visitors are drawn to the area’s immense […]
Posted Date : 13th September, 2018
Hilton has a global commitment that aims to impact at least one million young people by 2019 by helping them to reach their full potential. This new initiative will open doors for young people by: Connecting them to the world of travel by enabling them to experience new cultures, contributing to the improvement of the […]
Posted Date : 12th September, 2018
Why Can Tourism be an efficient tool to fight poverty and unemployment rate in Tanzania especially among youth?? (1). Tourism is Consumed at the Point of Production. (2). Tourism is a more diverse industry than many others. (3). Tourism is labour intensive, which is particularly important. (4). It creates opportunities for many small and micro […]