Theme: SMEs & Entrepreneurship Promotion
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
Objetivos estrat茅gicos de la Reserva Huaravito: Procurar el mantenimiento de los procesos ecol贸gicos esenciales y los sistemas de apoyo vitales como el reciclaje y compostaje de nutrientes, la conservaci贸n y rehabilitaci贸n de suelos, y los servicios a la sociedad como la reducci贸n de carbono, la producci贸n de ox铆geno, la provisi贸n de agua potable y la […]
Posted Date : 16th January, 2024
Yusuke Sugimura, a native of Tokyo, Japan, has dedicated five and a half years of his professional career to fostering tourism and supporting local economies. Working as a municipal employee in the Industrial Promotion Division of Chofu City Office in Tokyo, Sugimura spearheaded projects related to tourism promotion and regional economic development. Sugimura’s current mission […]
Posted Date : 29th September, 2023
聽Our pilot project for digital transformation in tourism is a groundbreaking initiative aimed at promoting sustainable tourism through innovation and collaboration. In alignment with the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations, we have ambitious objectives and core areas to enhance the tourist experience, promote ecological and social sustainability, and forge global partnerships.聽 […]
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 : 14th September, 2022
UNWTO and the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs are launching the 2022聽UNWTO Students鈥 League – Switzerland, an innovative聽environment to empower and motivate tourism and hospitality students聽by giving them聽real-time experience. Through an online competition, Students from around the world will compete to give the tourism sector their best sustainable ideas聽on the pressing subjects of the sector,聽such […]
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 : 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 : 10th June, 2022
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 […]