Theme: Marine and Coastal Protection
Posted Date : 5th July, 2022
The COVID-19 pandemic has deeply impacted the tourism sector with a spill-over effect of unexpected socio-economic consequences to many other sectors. It has also provided an opportunity to rethink the sector and mainstream its contribution to advance the SDGs. JICA and UNTWO have worked together in advancing the 2030 Agenda since many years. The entities […]
Posted Date : 29th June, 2022
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 […]
Posted Date : 5th August, 2021
Earth Changers promote the best positive impact, regenerative, sustainable tourism for people to find & book trips that truly change the world. We feature life-changing places, with world-changing people, for extraordinary experiences with purpose. Launched in 2017, we were authorised by the UNWTO as a solution for sustainable tourism for development for the UN designated […]
Posted Date : 29th June, 2021
UNWTO is inviting public and private stakeholders from around the world to take part in a Global Survey of Climate Action in Tourism and help identify frontrunning initiatives and opportunities to accelerate climate action in tourism. Launched on World Environment Day, the survey aims to support the ongoing efforts of the sector to reduce its […]
Posted Date : 14th April, 2021
Greener Act is the first ever App, which allows travellers to make positive changes by engaging in community projects and to support local causes, in order to create a more sustainable world. Our mission is to improve the livelihood of local communities and protect the natural environment, while contributing to the Sustainable Development Goals of […]
Posted Date : 13th March, 2021
The Governor of West Nusa Tenggara Province, Indonesia, Dr. H. Zulkieflimansyah, SE, MSc has established 99 tourist villages which will be focused on being developed in the next five years. In line with the above program, the Tourism Promotion Board of West Nusa Tenggara ( BPPD Nusa Tenggara Barat ) has one of the objectives […]
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 : 8th October, 2020
Tourism is a socio-economic pillar of Small Island Developing States (SIDS) and the COVID-19 crisis risks devastating their economies. Tourism accounts for over 30% of total exports in the majority of SIDS, reaching as much as 80% in some. COVID-19 has hardly hit many SIDS, international tourists arrivals almost halved with during January–April 2020, and […]
Posted Date : 1st October, 2020
Conversation series organized by World Tourism Forum Lucerne (WTFL) & WTM Responsible Tourism Description: The importance of striking a balance between the environmental, economic, and social dimensions of sustainable development. A burning issue is biodiversity. Biodiversity is declining faster than at any time in human history. Tourism and biodiversity have a symbiotic relationship – positive […]
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 […]