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

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 goals.
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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 across the globe.
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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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Inequality in South Africa's politicised wilderness:...

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This document contains an abridged overview of my master's dissertation research and methodology, which was awarded first-class honours (83%) - King's College London, Department of Geography. The research consulted students, program facilitators, and safari lodge employers to examine the efficacy of government-led skills programmes in empowering local communities in South Africa's wildlife economy.
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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 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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Zero Waste Peninsula - Large-Scale Zero Waste Project...

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PLZ stands for Península Lixo Zero, in English "Zero Waste Peninsula". The program was developed by future.camp® together with residents, businesses and organizations that already operate on the Peninsula of Maraú in Bahia, Brazil. The objective is to ra...

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Sustainable Destination Management & Promotion for...

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NATH, Inc. have created a Page/ Blog to practice sustainable destination promotion for Myanmar it's called " Destino Myanmar". To create awareness for visitors from other countries to visit Myanmar as a new destination. Our objective is to share and discus...

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