Tourism Week 2020: Shall we think about the future?
Content submitted by Federal Center for Technological Education of Rio de Janeiro – Cefet Campus Friburgo
Submited Date : 27/04/2020

The Tourism Week 2020 is promoted by teachers and students of the Graduation Course of Tourism Management at the Federal Center for Technological Education (CEFET / RJ), - Nova Friburgo campus and is scheduled to take place on the 17th, 18th and 19th of November 2020. The date may be changed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. SemaTur 2020 focuses on actions in the area of ​​Tourism that can contribute to the “2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development”, of the United Nations (UN). The document proposes a set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which aim to eradicate poverty, protect the planet and ensure that people achieve peace and prosperity. The theme of the event is in line with the understanding of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) that it is possible to reach the SDGs  through tourism, given the economic relevance of Tourism as well as its role in stimulating environmental sustainability and cultural safeguard , in reducing inequalities, promoting gender equality, accessibility and social inclusion. In order to contribute to Tourism being a vector in the reach of the SDGs, SemaTur 2020 accepts the invitation proposed on the platform “Tourism4SDGs”, created by OMT: “Let's make tourism a driver for realizing the SDGs!”. To this end, SemaTur 2020 will have oral communications and posters that have as a central axis "thinking about the future", seeking to reflect on the type of tourism we want to practice, how its actions, policies, plans and practices can contribute to the end of inequalities , promoting sustainability and achieving the SDGs. You can register or submit works through the link