Demonstrating resource conservation to governments &...

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To date, eco-efficiencies and renewables have been the two major approaches to save energy and water through government and private sector. This report explains how conserving resources is a valuable third option to help use achieve carbon reduction and SDG g...

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Sustainable Tourism Forum and Training, Yangon, Myanmar...

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The GSTC has partnered with the Vocational Skills Development Program of Swisscontact (the Swiss Foundation for Technical Cooperation) the Myanmar Responsible Tourism Institute (MRTI) and Thant Myanmar to jointly organize the second Forum on Sustainability in...

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Promotion of the GSTC Criteria and its implementation

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The GSTC Criteria serve as the global baseline standards for sustainability in travel and tourism. The Criteria are used for education and awareness-raising, policy-making for businesses and government agencies and other organization types, measurement and eva...

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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 acros...

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Herost, digital platform offering a fair P2P...

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Herost is a new initiative developed by Millennium Destinations, in partnership with GreenBIM Engineering, as a digital platform offering a fair P2P marketplace for co-creating, sharing and promoting transformative community-based experiences between local hos...

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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 Worl...

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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...

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Water Stewardship for Hotel Companies

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Countries forecast with the highest water stress in the coming years are also amongst those with the greatest tourism growth, putting hotel companies at the forefront of current and future water challenges. This document bridges the gap between local water...

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The Destination Water Risk Index

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The Index is designed to provide evidence and rationale to prioritise water conservation in capital allocation, development and renovation decisions, and operational focus in top risk destinations.
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ITP's Principles on Forced Labour

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The ability of workers to move freely should not be restricted by their employer through abuse, threats and practices such as unlawful retention of passport and valuable possessions. Fees and costs associated with recruitment and obtaining employment should...

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The GSTC Destination Criteria revision underway

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The GSTC Criteria for Destinations (GSTC Destination Criteria) is going under revision and is open for public consultation. The GSTC Criteria serve as the global baseline standards for sustainability in travel and tourism. They are the result of a worldwide...

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Webinar 7. Tourism and sustainable food management, 20...

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Objectives: The three objectives of the webinar were to: - Provide examples of methodologies for management of food & beverage value chains in the tourism industry; - Discuss benefits of food waste prevention; - Present approaches to integrate small, local...

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Webinar 5. Management of coastal and mountain tourism...

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The discussions focused on effectively linking local, national and international measures to facilitate the sustainable management of costal and mountain tourism areas. The importance of adaptation and mitigation measures for the sustainable management of thes...

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Webinar 4. Tourism transition at destination level:...

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The webinar highlighted the need for involving a wide range of stakeholders, including local communities and civil society members, and developing a bottom-up communication channels in establishing long-term sustainable solutions for tourism development.
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Webinar 3. Sustainable mobility as leverage of...

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The discussion was centered around mobility and tourism - two highly interconnected areas in the decarbonisation efforts. The webinar underlined the role of multi-modal transportation and the shift from aviation to rail transportation in reducing carbon footpr...

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