Tourism experts from international organizations, United Nations agencies and the tourism public and private sector have outlined how green innovation in tourism can drive sustainable development by reducing costs, boosting revenue, creating jobs and improving resource efficiency
Join Dr. Susan Guyette, Sustainable Travel International's Cultural Tourism Advisor and author of new book Sustainable Cultural Tourism, on Thursday November 15th at 12:00pm EST for a seminar introducing a value-based planning and development method for cultural tourism.
A landmark resolution recognizing ecotourism as key in the fight against poverty, the protection of the environment and the promotion of sustainable development has been adopted by the United Nations General Assembly (21 December 2012).
Whether kayaking in the Iberá Marshes in Argentina or bird-watching at Ba-Be Lake in Vietnam, tourists are providing income for the conservation of wetlands worldwide, as demonstrated in a new publication launched by the Ramsar Secretariat and UNWTO.
Combining the 30,000-foot view from the industrys preeminent experts and the grassroots vision of destinations working toward sustainability, the meeting is sure to provide strategic and practical takeaways for anyone interested in developing sustainable tourism initiatives that protect the worlds natural and cultural resources.