Theme: Circular Economy
Posted Date : 5th November, 2018
Tourism is a key industry in the Spanish economy. Spain was in the World top three ranking by international tourist arrivals and by income in 2015. The development of the tourism industry is essential to maintain the established economic system. However, if the environmental requirements were not taken into account, the countrywould face a negative […]
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 : 10th October, 2018
As Slovenia’s capital city, Ljubljana, prepared to assume the title of European Green Capital 2016, a study among local hoteliers and restaurants revealed that two main obstacles prevented them from purchasing locally produced goods – price and complexity. In order to resolve these issues, the Green Supply Chains project was launched in 2015. It aims […]
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 : 10th September, 2018
TOUR ODS es una innovadora propuesta que busca fomentar la participación ciudadana a través de la práctica de un turismo responsable, aplicando los principios de la Agenda 2030 y los Objetivos de Desarrollo sostenible. De esta forma, el turismo se vuelve un instrumento educativo, sumamente pedagógico, que sensibiliza y transforma la vida de los visitantes […]
Posted Date : 27th August, 2018
The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), in partnership with Globalia, launched the 1st UNWTO Tourism Startup Competition, the world’s largest initiative dedicated to identifying the startups that will lead the transformation of the tourism sector! ‍ Tourism is one of the best positioned sectors to drive inclusive growth, create jobs, reduce poverty, and foster sustainable development […]
Posted Date : 21st August, 2018
Say HI to Sustainability is a HI (Hostelling International) Sustainability Exchange project. This is a cooperation between HI Norway and HI Brazil, funded by the Norwegian governmental organ FK Norway, which is a part of the Norwegian foreign affairs ministry. The aim of Say HI to Sustainability is to foster sustainable travel, gathering and sharing […]
Posted Date : 20th August, 2018
Networking event for CBT entrepreneurs, responsible travel agencies & tour operators, academia, NGOs and public offices representatives. First two days are for workshops and forums related to relevant topic for CBT Second two days are for market and business rounds to promote selling alliances between attendees. General public is invited since there will be cultural […]
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.