UNWTO launches capacity building programme on sustainable tourism and biodiversity protection for West and Central Africa

UNWTO launches capacity building programme on sustainable tourism and biodiversity protection for West and Central Africa   MADRID, Spain, 2017-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The Convention on Biological Diversity of the United Nations has chosen ‘Biodiversity and Sustainable Tourism’ as the theme for the International Day for Biological Diversity, celebrated today 22 May 2017. On… Read the full press release

PATA and the International Union for Conservation of Nature partner to strengthen focus on sustainable tourism in the Asia Pacific region

The Pacific Asia Travel Association and the International Union for Conservation of Nature strengthen focus on sustainable tourism in the Asia Pacific region BANGKOK, 2015-6-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) have launched a new partnership in the form of a memorandum of understanding (MoU), recognising the positive… Read the full press release

UN General Assembly adopted resolution recognizing the contribution of sustainable tourism to poverty eradication, community development and the protection of biodiversity

A milestone resolution recognizing the contribution of sustainable tourism to poverty eradication, community development and the protection of biodiversity has been adopted by consensus by the United Nations General Assembly. New York/Madrid, 2015-1-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Emphasizing the need to optimize the economic, social, cultural and environmental benefits stemming from sustainable tourism, particularly in… Read the full press release

UN General Assembly adopted resolution on “Sustainable tourism and sustainable development in Central America”

Madrid, Spain, 2014-1-6 — /travelprnews.com/ — Sustainable tourism is an ally of poverty eradication in Central America and the three dimensions of sustainable development – social, economic and environmental – as reflected in the UN resolution on “Sustainable tourism and sustainable development in Central America”. The 193-member UN General Assembly adopted the resolution unanimously during its… Read the full press release

UNWTO and UNESCO to cooperate on sustainable tourism and the protection of natural and cultural heritage

UNWTO and the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) forged a new cooperation agreement consolidating efforts on sustainable tourism and the protection of natural and cultural heritage (26 November 2013, New York, USA). Madrid, Spain, 2013-11-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — Under the Memorandum of Understanding, signed by UNWTO Secretary-General, Taleb Rifai and UNESCO Director General, Irina Bokova, in… Read the full press release

Network of Travel Destinations to Foster Sustainable Tourism at a Global Scale

WASHINGTON, D.C., 2013-05-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — Global non-profit Sustainable Travel International today announced the launch of its Sustainable Destination Leadership Network (SDLN). The SDLN is the world’s first collaboration of its kind for decision makers from tourism authorities. The network brings together forward-thinking tourism destinations committed to meaningful exchange that advances good tourism, which preserves sense of… Read the full press release

Sustainable tourism cooperation between Global Sustainable Tourism Council and Pacific Asia Travel Association

Bangkok, Thailand, 2013-04-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) is pleased to announce a partnership as undersigned in a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), a not-for-profit trade membership association headquartered in Bangkok, Thailand. PATA Chief Executive Officer Martin Craigs and GSTC Board Member Guy Chester signed the… Read the full press release

&Beyond to share its pioneering conservation model at the Bhopal International Conference on Sustainable Tourism 2013

2013-04-18 — /travelprnews.com/ — A leader in responsible tourism and conservation, luxury experiential travel company &Beyond has been invited to share its pioneering conservation model at the Bhopal International Conference on Sustainable Tourism 2013 (BICST).  On April 18, &Beyond Group Conservation Manager Les Carlisle will be speaking on the company’s expertise in tourism that benefits both conservation and local communities…. Read the full press release