Transforming One Planet Vision into Action - Oped
The One Planet Vision calls for a responsible recovery of the tourism sector from the COVID-19 crisis which is founded on sustainability. The Vision strives to enhance the resilience of tourism, balancing the needs of people, planet and prosperity. The Vision is available in all UN languages (English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, Russian).
This repository aims to inspire further action from governments and the private sector by highlighting tools and initiatives from stakeholders which are leading by example, as well as providing reflections of thought and opinion leaders on the challenges and opportunities for the responsible and sustainable recovery of tourism.
Disclaimer: The opinions expressed and arguments employed herein are solely those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official views of the UNWTO or its member countries.
This section includes op-eds by ABTA, Sustainable Hospitality Alliance, China Tourism Academy, Tourism and Protected Areas Specialist Group, Iberostar Group, the Long Run, Intrepid Travel.
Read them here (available in English, French and Spanish):
TOURISM FOR GOOD: HOW TO REBUILD TRAVEL AND TOURISM by the Chief Executive of ABTA, the British Travel Association
THE FUNDAMENTAL IMPORTANCE OF BUILDING BACK BETTER IN A POST-COVID WORLD by the Chair of the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance
A RESPONSIBLE RECOVERY FROM COVID-19 FOR THE TOURISM SECTOR by the President of China Tourism Academy
SUSTAINABLE RECOVERY OF TOURISM IN PROTECTED AREAS FROM THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC by Tourism and Protected Areas Specialist Group
RESPONSIBLE TOURISM: THE KEY TO BUILDING BACK A BETTER INDUSTRY by the CEO and CSO of Iberostar Group
CONSERVATION AND COMMUNITY MUST COME FIRST FOR TOURISM TO RECOVER RESPONSIBLY AND BUILD BACK BETTER FOR PEOPLE AND PLANET by the Long Run’s Executive Director
CLIMATE ACTION IS A COLLECTIVE COMMITMENT TO THE SUSTAINABILITY OF OUR INDUSTRY by Intrepid Travel’s CEO