Theme: Equality and Inclusiveness
Posted Date : 10th April, 2024
BACKGROUND: SIDS are committed to increasing resilience by revitalizing and diversifying their economies, notably through a more resilient, inclusive, and sustainable tourism model. The UN has acknowledged tourism’s potential to contribute to sustainable development, by declaring 2027 the International Year of Sustainable and Resilient Tourism (A/RES/78/260). Despite the recognition, tourism remains underrepresented in international financing […]
Posted Date : 11th March, 2024
In the serene heart of Japan, where tradition meets nature’s beauty, we unveil a remarkable opportunity that celebrates the artistry of kintsugi and urushi lacquer forestry. After a year of dedicated effort and collaboration with the rural town of Daigo, we announce our first annual Japan travel experience workshop: Experience Urushi Forestry + Kintsugi, scheduled […]
Posted Date : 7th January, 2024
TravelconT, The Crossroads of Contemporary Travel in Postcolonial Tourism, a project whose objective is to map and reflect on tourist traffic from the point of view of Memory Tourism placing it within a critical discourse whose importance rests on an interdisciplinary methodological approach and research enhancing cross-border value and with a pluricontinental emphasis. As tourism […]
Posted Date : 4th September, 2023
Under India’s G20 Presidency, the Tourism Working Group (TWG) has identified five priority areas – Green Tourism, Digitalization, Skills, Tourism MSMEs, and Destination Management, with the aim to transform the tourism sector towards a more sustainable, resilient and inclusive future for all. In view of this, the Ministry of Tourism has launched the Travel for LiFE (TFL) […]
Posted Date : 7th March, 2023
This research analysed an inclusive social tourism camp in Turkey and introduced its principles to the literature. The motive of the research was examining how tourism can be a tool for the inclusion of disabled children and individuals into the society. But more importantly, it examined an example of entrepreneurship that pursues a social change […]
Posted Date : 13th February, 2023
The side event, convened by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, the Major Group for Children and Youth, UN Women, United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism, and UNESCO, aims to examine the intersection of ageism and sexism in multilateral spheres and explore how intergenerational dialogue and the use of innovative tools and approaches, such […]
Posted Date : 13th December, 2022
Red Rocks Initiatives for Sustainable Development is a non-profit organization that operates and around Virunga volcano mountain region of Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic. Its vision is to integrate tourism, conservation and community empowerment for sustainable development in the region. In order achieve this, the communities around the region are encouraged to take part […]
Posted Date : 13th October, 2022
Art for Conservation is an initiative of Red rocks that is meant to empower the kids in conservation through art, as they develop skills in arts in addition to their school educational studies, thus supporting wildlife and habitat conservation and environmental education through arts that celebrates flora and fauna. We use Arts for Conservation project […]
Posted Date : 20th September, 2022
Red Rocks Initiatives for Sustainable Development is a non-profit organization that operates and around Virunga volcano mountain region of Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic. Its vision is to integrate tourism, conservation and community empowerment for sustainable development in the region. In order achieve this, the communities around the region are encouraged to take part […]
Posted Date : 13th September, 2022
Corporate responses to climate change include a broad range of business decisions – all of them have the potential to impact human rights. At the same time, human rights due diligence has great potential to support effective climate-related decision-making. Tourism as a service-oriented sector strongly depends on social responsibility and respect for human rights. Tourism […]