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Carbon Trust Announces Plans for New Waste Standard for Businesses

New Waste Standard from Carbon Trust to help organisations reduce their waste.   The Carbon Trust today announces plans to launch the world’s first international standard for organisations to certify that they are managing and reducing waste. The announcement coincides with the fifth anniversary of the launch of the Carbon Trust’s Carbon Standard, which has […]

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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 […]

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Challenges and Opportunities for Tourism Development in Small Island Developing States

The status of tourism in Small Island Developing States (SIDS) is reviewed in a UNWTO publication Challenges and Opportunities for Tourism Development in Small Island Developing States.  It provides evidence of the key importance tourism has for the sustainable development of many islands and for the achievement of Millenium Development Goals. The report draws together and updates a wide range of […]

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Sustainable Tourism Destination Management

The George Washington University School of Business offers a Master of Tourism Administration (MTA) in Washington, DC and through distance education. The introduction to the course provides some insight into the concept of Sustainable Tourism Destination Management and includes a useful presentation by Dr. Donald Hawkins. Click here Sustainable Tourism Destination Management focuses on the […]

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