Theme: Rural Development
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 : 15th November, 2018
Venezia Autentica is an impact-driven startup leveraging digital media & tech as well as cultural tourism to increase the retention of tourism revenue in urban destinations while improving visitors’ experience. We do so to halt the impoverishment and displacement of the local residents and consequently preserve unique cultures, heritages, and ways of life. We are […]
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 : 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 : 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 : 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 […]
Posted Date : 10th September, 2018
Weskus Tourism is passionate about promoting Sustainable Living. Join the 4th Annual #GoGreenWeskus Responsible Tourism Outreach on 30 Oct 2018 at the West Coast Fossil Park. Entry is Free. Please book early to avoid disappointment. The “Responsible Tourism Outreach” has a vision of promoting sustainable living, as well as the Development of a sustainable Destination. […]
Posted Date : 28th August, 2018
The research of this report describes the perception of the tourism development in three communities in different locations across the island of Flores in Indonesia. Two of the communities are traditional villages. The third is a typical Flores farming community. The research answers the following questions: Which impacts are important to the communities and how […]