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Travel & Tourism Development Index 2021

The 2021 edition of the index highlights the vital need to invest in T&T, the impact of COVID-19 and how sector stakeholders can draw on T&T development strategies to build back better.

WTTC publishes new report on destination resilience

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) published a new report on practical guidelines and case studies to support destinations in becoming more resilient and sustainable

New UNEP manual launched to support businesses improve resource efficiency

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. 

UNWTO and ADB Partner for report on big data and tourism recovery

UNWTO and the Asian Development Bank have launched a joint report on the use of big data for better tourism planning and management. The report...

New guidelines to measure the value of tourism in protected areas

The guidelines, developed by a team of international experts, aim to help national stakeholders, protected area managers and researchers count visitation and measure economic impacts consistently through a standardised approach.

Is communication of voluntary carbon offsets in the aviation industry trustworthy?

New research has been published ahead of COP26 to inform discussions on pathways to meet the SGD Goal 12: Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns. The report considers how the airline industry can be more accountable for its carbon footprint and recommends stricter oversight of the quality of the industry’s market-based mechanisms.

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