Latest news and insights from various sources relating to UN Sustainable Development Goals.
“With tourism arrivals tripling over the past two decades, the region has reached a tipping point in terms of its ability to prevent popular destinations from being ruined
The Delegation of Environment and Promotion of the Territory of Málaga, Spain, hosted the III Malaga Viva Annual Meeting (III Encuentro Anual Málaga Viva), a province against climate change on October 23, 2018.
Sustainable Destination Training by the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) and Green Destinations
How a 19th-Century British economist can explain today’s challenges in sustainable travel and hospitality
England, 1859. William Stanley Jevons, a twenty-four-year-old economist, finds a curious dilemma in the British coal industry. Technological advancements like the coal-fired steam engine are improving coal’s production efficiency, but coal supply still struggles to meet England’s insatiable demand.
Tourism is the No. 1 industry in both New Orleans and Las Vegas, two of the most popular destinations in the U.S. And while the local economies of both cities are fueled primarily by tourism, there’s plenty of backlash against the industry by locals, who complain that tourists disrespect their city, cause unnecessary congestion to roads and sidewalks, and more.