Sustainable Tourism CRC

Sustainable Tourism Cooperative Research Center ( STCRC ), Headquartered in Gold Coast, Queensland , was an Australian Cooperative Research Center established by the Australian Government’s Cooperative Research Centers Program to establish a competitive and dynamic sustainable tourism industry in Australia. It ceased to operate on 30 June 2010. [1]

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Responsible tourism in Thailand

Responsible tourism is a relatively modern concept in the Kingdom of Thailand , which took root in the late-1990s. It is underpinned by the belief that tourism should develop in a way that minimizes negative impacts on local communities, and that it is possible that a positive symbiosis exists between hosts and visitors. Responsible travel promotes respect for indigenous culture, …

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Offa’s Country

Offa’s Country is a sustainable tourism project developed under the 2009 Welsh-English Border Strategic Regeneration Program. The program is funded by the Welsh Government , Natural England and West Midlands Advantage . Partnerships-have-been Developed entre les bodies responsible for the four protected landscapes along a corridor Including the administrative border and Offa’s Dyke Itself derived, namely Brecon Beacons National Park , Clwydian Range AONB , Shropshire Hills AONB and the Wye Valley AONB together with the Offa’s …

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Kystpilgrimsleia

Kystpilgrimsleia , Norwegian for „Coastal Pilgrim Route“, is the name of the pilgrim that runs along the west coast of Norway and culminates at the Nidaros Cathedral in Trondheim . Kystpilgrimsleia is a joint venture between four counties and a comprehensive and sustainable tourism product that promotes cultural heritage and provides a unique experience of the fjords of Norway.

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Walter Hunziker

Walter Hunziker (1899-1974) was a Swiss professor who founded the Tourism Research Institute at the University of St. Gallen , co-developed the scientific study of tourism , co-founded the International Association of Experts Tourism Scientists (AIEST) and the International Institute of Glion . He is a director of the Swiss Tourism Federation, member of the Swiss Advisory Committee for Trade Policy, and author. [1] [2]

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Green Key

Green Key is an international voluntary eco-label for tourism facilities that promotes sustainable tourism . It aims to contribute to the prevention of climate change with positive environmental initiatives. Green Key is a non-governmental, non-profit, independent program operating under the umbrella organization of the Foundation for Environmental Education , FEE. The program is recognized and supported by the World Tourism Organization , WTO and United Nations …

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Green conventions

Green conventions or green meetings are conventions which are conducted in such a way as to minimize the environmental burden. Green event planners apply environmentally preferred practices to waste management , resource and energy use, food selection and disposal, food selection and disposal, and management and purchasing decisions. The practice is known as „event greening“ or “ sustainable event management „.

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Global Partnership for Sustainable Tourism

The Global Partnership for Sustainable Tourism is a global initiative launched in 2011, to inject sustainability into the mainstream of tourism policies, development, and operations. The initiative was proposed by the United Nations Environment Program , and was anchored by the French government at its creation. [1] They are supported by 35 other organizations, including the British government and the UN World Tourism …

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European Greenways Association

In May 1997, the first European Conference on Soft Traffic and Railways Paths (held at Val-Dieu Abbey , Belgium) voted for the European Greenways Association (EGWA). This association was created by many local, regional and national associations active in the scope of sustainable transport, willing to share their knowledge and objectives at a European level.

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Sustainable tourism

Sustainable tourism is the concept of visiting a place as a tourist and trying to make a positive impact on the environment , society and economy. [1] Tourism can Involve primary transportation to the general rental, local transportation, accommodations, entertainment, recreation, shopping and nourishment. It can be related to travel for leisure, business and what is called Expired VFR (visiting friends and relative). [2] There is now broad consensus …

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