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UK Responsible Rural Tourism Partnership: Changing the Way Tourism Businesses Celebrate and Conserve Local Landscapes

UK National Parks & Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty partner with RSPB South East to improve responsible rural tourism.

One of the Our Land farmers running a tourism business in the Cotswolds AONB

Call for Contributions: Best Practice Guidelines for Sustainable Tourism in Protected Areas

Announcement by: Yu-Fai Leung, Ralf Buckley, Glen Hvenegaard, and Anna Spenceley - Knowledge Development Subgroup, IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas - Tourism and Protected Areas Specialist Group (TAPAS Group)

 

2013 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards Call for Entries

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC)'s Tourism for Tomorrow Awards are one of the world's highest accolades in the Travel & Tourism industry. They are aimed at recognising best practice in sustainable tourism within the industry worldwide.

Harvard University Renews Commitment to Sustainable Tourism Education

Burlington, VT, July 30, 2012 – Harvard University Extension School (HUES) has renewed its commitment to educating students worldwide in the field of sustainable tourism in 2012. Megan Epler Wood, Core Faculty Member of the Sustainability and Environmental Management program, will lead her course for a third year both on campus and as a distance digital classroom worldwide September-December 2012.

 

Tourism Concern: Water Equity in Tourism - A Human Right, A Global Responsibility

 

"The right to water constitutes one of the most fundamental human rights. However, for many communities, particularly those living in the global South, this right is being compromised by tourism development."

 

TOURING RIO+20: Part 3

By Ariane Janér

 

The show is over. The delegates have gone home, the venues have been dismantled and now all sides are now picking over what has been achieved.

 

TOURING RIO+20: Part 2

By Ariane Janér

 

RIO+20, the UN Conference on Sustainable Development, is underway. An estimated 50,000 delegates will be in town to discuss green economy, governance, and a myriad of other social and environmental issues, with the goal of helping the world get back on the right track for sustainable development.

 

Real Hospitality Group: The US First Hotel Management Company to Sign the Child-Protection Code of Conduct

From left to right: RHG Chief Operating Officer Rick Day, Congressional Representative for NY-14 Carolyn Maloney, ECPAT-USA Executive Director Carol Smolenski (Photo by ECPAT-USA)

 

Global Travel Technology Giant Sabre Holdings to Sign the Code and Join ECPAT-USA in the Fight Against Human Trafficking

Sabre Holdings has joined members of the travel and tourism industry to fight sexual exploitation of children by becoming the 8th approved member to sign the Tourism Child-Protection Code of Conduct (The Code).

 

Tour Operators Show Support for the Efforts to Reduce GHG Emissions from Aviation

Tour Operators' Initiative for Sustainable Tourism Development Supports Efforts Towards a Globally Agreed Framework for the Reduction of GHG Emissions From Aviation

 

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