Theme: Circular Economy
Posted Date : 7th January, 2021
The tourism sector is a generator of jobs and income but without proper systems in place, tourism can consume large quantities of energy, water, and plastics which degrade the environmental quality of coastal destinations and ecosystems and affect the lives of residents. New and circular business models are needed to change the way tourism operates […]
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 SchĂźpfheim more than 10’000 locals and guests await to warmly welcome them. Yodelers, alphorn blowers, traditional dance […]
Posted Date : 30th November, 2020
Since 21 May 2017, the 42 km long route of the „Green Marathon Zurich“ connects the most picturesque urban oases throughout the city. The running course leads from the city center to the lake, passing by meadows and nearby forests. It is ideal for stage races, hikes and walks as well as a training area. […]
Posted Date : 8th October, 2020
2020 marks the ‘Year of Tourism and Rural Development’, a theme shared with this year’s World Tourism Day. The sustainability of tourism in rural areas will only be successful if a comprehensive, inclusive planning strategy is adopted and implemented based on a multi-action and multi-stakeholder participatory approach. UNWTO used the occasion of World Tourism Day […]
Posted Date : 24th September, 2020
MAPS 2020 Forum Tourism, Events and Sustainability Regeneration: the natural convergence On the 15th and 16th of September, you have the chance to participate in an unprecedented international Forum. Together, Tourism, Events and Sustainability can radiate positive actions into the largest set of sectors and boost their recovery: economy, social insertion, labor market, education and […]
Posted Date : 31st August, 2020
MiWeeks eco conscious travel club operates in the online booking segment where we propose a selection of quality vacation rentals. At MiWeeks we are developing “eco friendly travel technology”. Our point of departure begins by rethinking the traditional 21st century business model and question investment theories used in the business world. We bring forward human […]
Posted Date : 23rd June, 2020
The One Planet Vision for a Responsible Recovery of the Tourism Sector builds on the UNWTO Global Guidelines to Restart Tourism1 released by the Global Tourism Crisis Committee on 28 May 2020 with the objective to support tourism to emerge stronger and more sustainable from the COVID-19 crisis. The Vision calls for a recovery which […]
Posted Date : 8th June, 2020
EIF Trade for Development News, UNWTO and the Commonwealth presents Tourism and COVID-19 webinar on 11 June 2020, 10am CET  Tourism is the backbone of many developing world economies, and the sector is being drastically affected by COVID-19. How can countries weather and recover from this crisis? What lessons can we take from the past? Explore […]
Posted Date : 1st June, 2020
We live in a global and connected world and by no means, we can neglect it. Over the last few decades, distances were shortened, communications improved, borders faded away and intercultural exchange became a part of our daily lives. We are, more than ever, citizens of the world and many of us live by the […]
Posted Date : 20th May, 2020
Mauritius Conscious Travel reinforces its commitment towards supporting small local tourism businesses. With the global pandemic COVID-19 changing the world overnight, small businesses have been impacted by the sudden halt in tourism, making Mauritius’ key economic pillar vulnerable. In view of reinforcing its commitment to bridging the gap between sustainable economic growth and inclusive employment, […]