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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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The Market for Responsible Tourism Products: with special focus on Latin America and Nepal

The purpose of this study is to provide market data and strategies to assist tourism businesses and networks in Nepal and six Latin American countries (Nicaragua, Honduras, Guatemala, Bolivia, Ecuador, and Peru) where SNV is involved in initiatives aimed at strengthening responsible tourism. Broadly stated, this report examines the consumer and industry demand and major […]

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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 – […]

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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 […]

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Guidelines for Sustainable Tourism Development

The Baltic Sea Heritage Information Service (BASTIS) has some excellent generic guidelines for Sustainable Tourism Development including the following: Market research as a capacity planning tool in tourism: A step by step guide for practitioners A guideline for developing sustainable tourism products  A guideline for strategic cooperation in tourism Although, BASTIS, the Baltic Sea Heritage […]

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Linking climate change, tourist destination adaptation and tourist atttitudes

The global tourism industry is particularly vulnerable to climate change due to its strong link to climate and natural ecosystems. Impacts such as warmer temperatures, increasingly frequent and intense storms, and sea level rise present a range of implications for tourism destinations from altered seasonality and increased risk of fire, to loss of beaches and […]

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Best Practice Case Studies – Failte Ireland

There are many ways tourism businesses and tourism destinations can increase their success. Failte Ireland, the  National Tourism Development Authority has several case studies describing how tourism businesses and regions have achieved greater success by tailoring their product, updating their offering or simply improving the quality of the experience they provide. Click here for the case studies   […]

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