Sustainable tourism is the main theme of the UNWTO's 116th session in Jeddah. The host country Saudi Arabia will surely highlight its achievement in enhancing and promoting sustainable tourism with special emphasis on the Kingdom’s pride — The Red Sea Development Co.
Eco-friendly booking platform GreenGo, which describes itself as “the eco-responsible Airbnb or Booking.com”, has raised €1.2 million in its first round of funding to lead the way in sustainable tourism in France.
Grappling with the impacts of overtourism pre-pandemic, some destinations are introducing tourist taxes to redistribute profits back into communities and offset costs for the maintenance of public facilities.
Manual to Measuring and Monitoring Resource Efficiency and Greenhouse Gas Emissions in the Hotel and Conference Sector is aiming to support tourism businesses to measure and improve the performance of their business in resource efficiency and GHG emissions.