Theme: Resilience Building
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 : 13th December, 2022
Horizon 2020 project, funded by the European Commission, promotes cultural heritage in the vicinity of historic pilgrimage routes and facilitates economic and social impact of sustainable tourism in rural areas. The project started on 1 January 2021 and has a duration of 36 months, while its main phases include identification of pilot areas and relevant […]
Posted Date : 13th December, 2022
The Via Francigena is one of the most popular pilgrimage routes in the world, spanning centuries of history and stretching along 3200 kilometres in the UK, France, Switzerland and Italy. In 1994, the route was awarded ‘Cultural Route of the Council of Europe’ status in recognition of its role in promoting common European values. The […]
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 […]
Posted Date : 15th August, 2022
This report is part of a World Bank Group Global Engagement project that seeks to understand and respond to the impacts of COVID-19 on the global Tourism sector, and to support its recovery.The COVID-19 pandemic and the sudden demand-side contractions in travel and tourism activities during 2020 and 2021 precipitated unprecedented shocks to the entire […]
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 : 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 : 22nd June, 2021
The Tourism Week is a multidisciplinary academic scientific event promoted annually by professors and students in the area of Tourism field of the Federal Institute of Education, Science and Technology of São Paulo – Campus Cubatão (Brazil), due to the celebration of the World Tourism Day, promoting activities with the aim of understanding, stimulating, foment […]
Posted Date : 30th March, 2021
Excerpts from website Tourism in Switzerland is facing major challenges in dealing with the effects of the Corona pandemic, climate change and the constantly changing needs of guests. With the Innotour project Innovation Generator 2.0, supported by SECO, a broad-based project sponsorship wants to contribute to making the change sustainable. Using co-creation methods, the Innovation […]