Theme: Blue economy
Posted Date : 15th October, 2018
This joint publication between UNWTO and the Organization of American States highlights case studies from across the Americas that showcase the contribution of tourism to sustainable development in line with the 17 universal SDGs. It shows how a common multi-stakeholder approach to tourism development can catalyze sustainable growth through our sector. Key recommendations: • Across […]
Posted Date : 15th October, 2018
How can tourism effectively contribute to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development? This flagship report addresses the changes needed in policies, business practices and consumer behaviour. Showcased along 23 case studies from around the world, this two-volume report examines the role of tourism in each of the five pillars of the International Year of Sustainable […]
Posted Date : 15th October, 2018
Tanzania’s coral reefs are under threat from dynamite fishing and overexploitation, while coastal forests are disappearing in the wake of rising charcoal production and coastal development. Marine Protected Areas play a crucial role in conversing biodiversity and replenishing coral and fish stock. They can also generate income for their own sustainable management through ecotourism. In […]
Posted Date : 15th October, 2018
The Mayakoba Tourism Development initiative is situated in Riviera Maya, within the Solidaridad municipality in the northern reaches of the Mexican state of Quintana Roo. It encompasses a 249 hectare complex, located on a karstic coast with a humid tropical climate. The local environmental systems – known as Punta Bete and Punta Maroma – form […]
Posted Date : 26th September, 2018
Tourism can contribute to the achievement of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) ― Center for Tourism Research (CTR), Wakayama University under its mission aims to contribute to the development of a sound and sustainable society through the advancement of tourism research. Recognizing the importance of sustainability, the concept and related activities of SDGs […]
Posted Date : 28th August, 2018
Winners of the African Responsible Tourism Awards will be announced at the awards ceremony to an audience of tourism ministers, destination managers, industry professionals and media. Winners will include the winner of the category for Best for Global Goals Reporting. This category is awarded to a tourism organisation that leverages tourism to contribute to the […]
Posted Date : 17th August, 2018
In this third annual edition, the One Planet – Sustainable Tourism Programme magazine presents the highlights of the network’s activities from 2017 to 2018. Please find more information from the link.
Posted Date : 6th August, 2018
Tourism4SDGs19 offers the opportunity for a wide range of scholars and tourism stakeholders to discuss and debate both (i) challenges to tourism contributing to the SDGs, and (ii) ways in which tourism can deliver on its potential to be more inclusive, equitable and sustainable, in line with the values embedded in the Global Goals. CFP […]
Posted Date : 6th August, 2018
El Turismo en la Era Digital En la actualidad, las empresas y las personas están conectadas, intercambian información y realizan transacciones de formas que nunca habíamos imaginado. La combinación de plataformas digitales, las opiniones y contenidos creados por el usuario, la integración de las redes sociales, los sistemas de posicionamiento global y el uso de […]
Posted Date : 18th July, 2018
The recognition of the role of tourism in sustainable development and the emphasis placed in the SDGs on the development of public policies for sustainable tourism is a landmark breakthrough that provides a unique opportunity for all governments to create a sound and favourable policy foundation. The first two years of the implementation of the […]