Sustainable Tourism World news: 15th UNWTO Awards innovation and sustainability

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There is still time to apply to the 15th UNWTO Awards innovation and sustainability in tourism. UNWTO invites submissions until 31 October 2018. Promoting innovation, job creation and sustainability are key considerations for the 15th World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Awards.  The UNWTO Awards recognise the contribution of public and private institutions and NGOs to development of […]

Sustainable Tourism World News: Tourism for SDGs Platform

Tourism for SDGs Platform - Sustainable Tourism World news - S.Tou.W.

UNWTO launches an online Platform to Achieve SDGs through Tourism As stated in the UNWTO press release The online tool is designed to advance the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals through tourism and was developed by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) with the support of Switzerland’s State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO). is a […]

Sustainable Tourism World News: 7th UNWTO Global Summit on Urban Tourism


Sustainable tourism is a transversal topic, this is the main reason why I decided to share more about events and conferences of the industry. Urban tourism and its potential for more sustainable and inclusive cities will be the major focus of the 7th UNWTO Global Summit on Urban Tourism (16-19 September 2018) in Seoul, Republic of […]

How to design sustainable tourism (in Italy and Europe)

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Many times I hear people saying they don’t know how to apply sustainability to their business or even more they don’t know what sustainable tourism is and how to design sustainable tourism. I had some thoughts writing this article because after years of studies and several others on the ground I have clear in my […]

Sustainable Tourism world news: Consumer Travel Trends for 2018

Sustainable Tourism world -Consumer Travel Trends for 2018

Sustainable tourism is a transversal topic, this is the main reason why I decided to share more about tourism trends for 2018. The info is provided by The Europe Hotel & Resort. We are gradually becoming more environmentally conscious in the way we lead our lives, with plastic bag usage decreasing significantly in recent years and people […]

Bhutan is the World’s Only Carbon Negative Country – How is possible?

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Inspired by the National Geographic travel’s article from October 2017 “Visit the World’s Only Carbon Negative Country” I did a bit of research and I discovered interesting aspects not so well highlighted in the article (in my opinion). I found some information in this article by Climate action. and others listed in the source list. […]

Sustainable Tourism World News: Ecotourism Australia members win 1 in 4 Australian Tourism Awards

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Sustainable Tourism World News: I am sharing this info about Australian Tourism Award to highlight that ecotourism is not so niche industry in Australia. If Ecotourism Australia were a state, it would have come second in Friday night’s 2017 Qantas Australian Tourism Awards tally in Perth, proving that ecotourism is more than just a niche industry in Australia.  “It was […]

Bwindi: Local economic development through gorilla sustainable tourism


Often I have colleagues and students asking for practical examples and practices of sustainable tourism. This time I want to give you all the opportunity to get involved with a project. (click to download the project flyer) During World Travel Market in London (November 2017) I attended  the presentation of this interesting project explaining the […]

Carbon Negative Travel – a focus on the carbone negative science

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In the last 2 years you might have noticed a New topic in Sustainable Tourism Word website: carbon negative travel. I have been introduced to the topic by David Haaren isitigator of Sail Freight Project in Vermount  and with his help I am happy to share a focus on the carbone negative science. What is so bad about […]