As with all businesses, Travel & Tourism companies are increasingly affected by environmental and social issues that can influence global demand and industry-wide profitability.
Washington, D.C. | 21 April 2017—The UN Secretary-General, Mr. António Guterres, has joined the High-level Steering Group for Every Woman Every Child as its third and senior Co-Chair. The announcement, made in the margins of the Spring Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund, highlights the importance of the highest level […]
Touch Morn from Chambok Community Based Eco-Tourism, finalist of NatGeo World Legacy Awards in Engaging Communities, speaks about their profit-sharing business model.
City of Santa Fe was the winner in the Sense of Place category of the 2017 National Geographic World Legacy Awards hosted at ITB Berlin. We speak with its Executive Director.
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Jamaica is making moves to ensure that the country’s tourism product not only generates prosperity for large hotel owners, but stimulates growth in the wider domestic economy as well
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The theme for this year’s event is the management of tourist destinations and the risk of exploitation through tourist exploitation.
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Ecolab, Trucost and Microsoft have collaborated to create the industry’s first publicly available financial modelling tool that enables businesses to factor current and future water risks into decision making.
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The United Nations today cited “record-breaking” progress in controlling neglected tropical diseases – which blind, maim, disfigure and debilitate millions of people worldwide, especially in its poorest areas – as an estimated one billion people were reached with treatment for at least one of these diseases in 2015 alone, according to the Organization’s health agency.
Underlining the importance of sustainable finance for the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, senior United Nations officials today called for stronger partnerships with a diverse range of stakeholders to ensure that resource requirements are met.
Against the backdrop of almost two billion people around the world relying on sources of drinking-water contaminated with faeces, the United Nations has called on countries to “radically” increase investments in water and sanitation infrastructure not only to protect their populations from deadly diseases but also to ensure that they are able to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).