Category: Resilience

Groundbreaking report: as Travel & Tourism continue to grow, its water intensity falls

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) today launched its new groundbreaking report, ‘Water Roadmap for Travel & Tourism’, revealing total water intensity by global Travel & Tourism continues to decrease as the sector continues to grow. 

Tourism killed Thailand’s most famous bay. Here’s how it was brought back to life

A story of closure and reopening of the Maya Bay, part of the Hat Noppharat Thara-Mu Ko Phi Phi National Park,which became famous after a DiCaprio movie.

Stockholm Instead of Rome? October Instead of July? How Heat Waves Are Changing Tourism in Europe

Shifts in travel patterns are likely to become more common in Europe, a region that climate researchers describe as a “hot spot” for severe summer heat.

UNWTO and WHO To Build Coalition of Health and Tourism Partners

UNWTO will work with the WHO Regional Office for Europe (WHO/Europe) to strengthen ties between tourism and public health in Europe’s smallest states.

How an ex-coalmining town is turning to ecotourism to rebuild its economy

Dante, a Virginia town, is seeking to transform itself into a hub of ecotourism by nurturing the environment around it, and bring some of the natural beauty back to the community.

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Barcelona’s city hall launched a new strategy to direct €100 million from its tourist tax

Barcelona’s city hall launched a new strategy to direct €100 million ($108 million) from its tourist tax – the charge travelers see at the bottom of their hotel bill — to a fund that will install heat pumps and solar panels in state-owned schools.