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Generation17 dialogue

Generation17 is an initiative from Samsung and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) that elevates the voices of young leaders who are changing the world and contributing to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) or ‘Global Goals.’ Samsung and UNDP are providing mentorship, technology, and networking opportunities for the young leaders as they […]

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Webinar: Choices for Human Rights – How Tourism Businesses Can Influence & Sensitise Their Travellers

The awareness of sustainable travel is rising – but the question remains how this will contribute to long-term, meaningful development. Tourism players often say customers would have to demand sustainable products more to create more offers. In contrast, customers state that they would request more sustainable products if offered more. It is often unawareness and […]

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TOURISM OCEAN ACTION – TOWARDS A CIRCULAR AND REGENERATIVE BLUE ECONOMY – Side event at the UN Ocean Conference

Tourism is the largest sector of the ocean-based industries representing 40% of its total export value. Coastal and maritime tourism plays a significant role in the economic prosperity of island and coastal communities, bringing jobs, investment and income. Besides the benefits of tourism development, there are also challenges such as the loss of biodiversity, pollution […]

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Social Entrepreneurship Competition in Tourism 2022

Do you dream of igniting change through social entrepreneurship in travel? Join the Social Entrepreneurship Competition in Tourism and share your ideas with the world! The Social Entrepreneurship in Tourism Competition is the first worldwide competition focusing on social innovation and entrepreneurship in tourism. By giving social entrepreneurs from around the world access to expertise […]

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Sustainable Management of Territorial Tourism: Jamao Ecotours

Jamao Eco Tours is a community company made up of 20 members (young people), who value natural wealth in favor of the local economy, it is the first receptive community-type tour operator in the Dominican Republic and is creating a community tourism destination in network. It is in charge of chaining tourist products and services […]

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