SUSTAINABLE TOURISM 2021
- The world around us
- Source Markets
- Big Initiatives
- The Carbon Market
- Stories: Tourism as a symptom of an addictive world: World Domination Through Tourism -the New Great Silk Road weaponising tourism direct to the heart of Europe: The Experience Economy is taking over from tourism - who is already in place to benefit, which destinations and intermediaries are getting it right and how: How the world's 100,000 plus travel agents can benefit from 2020+: What's in the numbers? Actually nothing they are just numbers, not reality
The report is specifically created to be of use to: Tourism Ministers, Destination Managers, Travel and Tourism Executives, Higher Education Organisations with tourism courses. Anyone interested in tourism.
The Sustainable Tourism Report has been published annually since 2003. Subscribers include: Club Med, Ecole Hoteliere de Lausanne, Rezidor Hotel Group, Northern Ireland Tourist Board, University of Brighton, Tourism Ireland, The Nature Conservancy, Cleaner Climate, Virgin Group, Micato Safaris, Hilton Hotels Corp, Visit Britain, Canada Tourism, Tourism Innovation Group, Dublin Institute of Technology, Sabre Holdings, EplerWood Consultancy, Nichols Tourism Group, The Adventure Company, Exclusively Canada, University of Wales, University of Guelph, Sustainable Side of the Street, IFC, Discover Ltd, Griffith University, Australia, Yukon Tourist Board, Ipswich College, Prince of Wales International Business Leaders Forum, The Tourism Company, Citizen Development Corps, University of Hertfordshire, Disney Corp, Anglia Ruskin University, Kidderminster College, Olive Green Group, Six Senses Group, and many, many more.
Above all tourism is a partnership economic activity - it must make profits to be sustainable. It must deliver a value-led service to its clients that makes profit for all its partners - en route and in the destination wherever that may be.
Over the last 60 years tourism has grown to be the world's biggest economic activity. One in ten of the world's labour force are engaged in tourism and is is still growing creating a multi-trillion dollar opportunity-trove. It is clearly a major political opportunity,
Clearly to grow further and survive, tourism must become sustainable economically, socially, culturally and
environmentally. These aspects will be key to the future growth and stability of the industry and its ability to consistently deliver benefits to all concerned.