Annual Magazine for 2015 - Setting the foundations for...

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The Annual Magazine contains a series of interviews, case studies and reports from actions on the ground that showcase the implementation of sustainable initiatives and efforts of programme Actors to accelerate the shift towards SCP in the tourism sector across the globe.
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Herost, sustainable, community-centered travel brand...

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Herost, which means "Hosts are Heroes" is an impact-driven brand and online platform dedicated to the promotion of sustainable, community-centered travel experiences hosted by responsible hosts. Our mission is to inspire travelers and engage them to connect...

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GDS-Index 2019 Results

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Overconsumption and unsustainable communities present us with complex issues. The GDS-Index seeks to address this complexity by collecting comprehensive data on the sustainability performance of destination management organisations, which is showcased in our 2019 Ranking. Our leaderboard promotes healthy competition amongst member destinations and allows events organisers to make informed decisions when choosing a host site. To explore the results in detail visit: www.bit.ly/RESULTS2019

Tourism partnerships and concessions in protected areas

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The guidelines were developed under the “Tourism partnerships and concessions in protected areas: Cooperating for success” project, executed on behalf of the CBD Secretariat by the Tourism and Protected Areas Specialist Group (TAPAS Group) of the IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas. They were funded by the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety of Germany and by the Government of the Republic of Korea through the Bio-Bridge Initiative.
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Tourism and Visitor Management in Protected Areas:...

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Many protected areas are managed for tourism and visitation as one component of achieving their purpose, involving a wide range of stakeholders, including the private sector. The rapidly expanding demand for tourism development associated with protected areas emphasizes the need to provide clear guidance that will contribute towards sustainable tourism consistent with the primary conservation objectives of protected areas. Currently available in English, Spanish and French
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Consumer Information Tools and Climate Change

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Consumer Information Tools and Climate Change - Facilitating low-carbon choices in Tourism, Buildings and Food Systems. This report details how the use of consumer information tools can support greenhouse gas emission reductions in three industry sectors: tourism, buildings and food. Consumer information covers a range of tools and systems that seek to guide consumers to make more sustainable choices about goods and services (products), including in their use and end of life phase.
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Oasis Ksar Ghilane

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For many years the oasis Ksar Ghilane was known for its very high quality of dates. Today the oasis is threatened by the increasing day tourism. This has a negative effect on the ecosystem and generates little value. Together with the Hotel & Gastro Consultin...

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