Archive | Monitoring and Evaluation

Green-based Tourism Can Attract ‘Premium Paying’ Tourists

In the first half of 2013, 2.38 million foreign tourists visited the Philippines. But the German Embassy officials said the country can still attract more, particularly high-value tourists, if it would adopt sustainable forms of tourism. During his recent visit to the Philippines, Michael Hasper, deputy head of commission of the German Embassy, said Europeans, […]

Continue Reading 0

UN Global Compact and Global Reporting Initiative partner for new areas of cooperation

The UN Global Compact and the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) today announced the renewal of their Memorandum of Understanding, signed in Amsterdam at the biggest global conference on sustainability and reporting, convening 1600 attendees from over 80 countries. This happened at the historic launch of G4, the fourth generation of the GRI Sustainability Reporting Guidelines. […]

Continue Reading 0

International tourism receipts grew by 4% in 2012

  Receipts from international tourism in destinations around the world grew by 4% in 2012 reaching US$ 1075 billion. This growth is equal to the 4% increase in international tourist arrivals which reached 1035 million in 2012. An additional US$ 219 billion was recorded in receipts from international passenger transport, bringing total exports generated by […]

Continue Reading 0

Facilitating Sustainable Mountain Tourism: Volume I (Resource Book) and Volume 2 (Toolkit)

Structure and Overview of the Resource Book This resource consists of two separate but interlinked volumes. Volume I – the Resource Book – deals with all aspects of the project cycle (project cycle planning, implementation, management, and monitoring of sustainable mountain tourism development) from a theoretical and practical perspective. Volume 2 – the Toolkit – […]

Continue Reading

A Toolkit for Monitoring and Managing Community-Based Tourism (CBT)

“Nothing stays the same. Tourism markets and destinations are in a state of constant change. Monitoring– from project level to country level is a vital tool for evaluating and managing change. For communitybased tourism, monitoring helps to improve understanding of the effects of tourism on the community, and of the contribution tourism makes to the […]

Continue Reading 0

Hansgrohe savings calculator highlights how hotels could cut water and energy consumption

As the world’s leading water experts gather in Abu Dhabi this week for the World Future Energy and International Water Summits, Hansgrohe, a leading manufacturer of bathroom fittings and showerheads, has unveiled how its online savings calculator could help hotels cut energy and water consumption. The calculator demonstrates the environmental benefits and cost savings offered […]

Continue Reading 0

Travelife – Sustainability System

Travelife is a training, management and certification initiative for tourism companies committed to reach sustainability. Operating your business in a socially and environmentally friendly manner makes good business sense!  Both consumer and business demand for sustainable products is growing and the public wants to know how you manage your business. Companies ready to get to […]

Continue Reading 0

Powered by WordPress. Designed by Woo Themes

Copyright © 2018 iisustainabletourism.org. All Rights Reserved.