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On World Environment Day, UNWTO launches project to protect biodiversity in Georgia

On World Environment Day, UNWTO launches project to protect biodiversity in Georgia

Biodiversity is tourism’s natural capital, motivating millions of people to travel the world each year. Yet biodiversity is at risk on a global scale due largely to unsustainable human activities. “Biodiversity is central to all our lives, yet … June 5, 2012
Biodiversity project of Ephelia Resort of Seychelles

Biodiversity project of Ephelia Resort of Seychelles

In June 2011, the Constance Ephelia Resort of Seychelles was awarded a grant worth US$40,000 from the government of Seychelles’ “Mainstreaming Biodiversity” project funded by the Global Environment Facility. The grant was to support a project initiated … April 15, 2012
Tourism and biodiversity: the future of the Seychelles brand

Tourism and biodiversity: the future of the Seychelles brand

VICTORIA, Mahé - The President of Seychelles attended the opening of the Seychelles Tourism Expo 2010 earlier today at the International Conference Centre (ICCS), which was aimed at celebrating tourism and biodiversity during World Tourism Day, where … September 28, 2010
World Tourism Day celebrations: conserving biodiversity, a collective responsibility

World Tourism Day celebrations: conserving biodiversity, a collective responsibility

The official 2010 World Tourism Day (WTD) celebrations held in Guangzhou, China, have underscored the need for increased action by the global tourism sector - as one of the world’s leading economic activities - towards the preservation of biological … September 27, 2010
Seychelles applauded for conservation leadership

Seychelles applauded for conservation leadership

NEW YORK, NY - Seychelles’ leadership on preservation of island biodiversity was hailed yesterday at a special small island states event. Seychelles drew a special round of applause when Vice President Danny Faure announced the country had the highest … September 26, 2010
UNWTO sets recommendations on tourism and biodiversity ahead of World Tourism Day

UNWTO sets recommendations on tourism and biodiversity ahead of World Tourism Day

Defining the critical role of the tourism sector in protecting biodiversity and setting out clear recommendations on how to maximize this contribution is the aim of two new United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) reports. These recommendations … September 24, 2010
Malta Tourism Society calls for more positive action towards sustainability and responsibility in tourism

Malta Tourism Society calls for more positive action towards sustainability and responsibility in tourism

The protection and respect of biodiversity should be the very basic and rudimentary factors governing the travel and tourism industry today. We should not promote tourism simply to measure the quantitative and sometimes unsustainable levels that this … September 24, 2010
Seychelles applauded for conservation leadership

Seychelles applauded for conservation leadership

NEW YORK, NY - Seychelles’ leadership on preservation of island biodiversity was hailed yesterday at a special small island states event. Seychelles drew a special round of applause when Seychelles Vice President Danny Faure announced the country … September 24, 2010
Winners announced for World Tourism Day 2010 Photo Competition

Winners announced for World Tourism Day 2010 Photo Competition

The judges have made their choice for the 2010 World Tourism Day (WTD) Photo Competition on the theme "Tourism and Biodiversity." Of the more than 500 photos received, 5 photos were selected as those that best captured the close relationship between biodiversity … September 23, 2010
Tourism week 2010 to see interesting key events mark World Tourism Day in Seychelles

Tourism week 2010 to see interesting key events mark World Tourism Day in Seychelles

World Tourism Day (WTD), which is marked annually on September 27, is set to be an exciting moment for Seychelles and its Tourism Board this year, with two interesting events on program – a Tourism Ball and a Tourism Expo. These two activities are … September 17, 2010
High Level Dialogue on Tourism and Biodiversity marks World Tourism Day celebrations

High Level Dialogue on Tourism and Biodiversity marks World Tourism Day celebrations

A panel of leading tourism and biodiversity experts will meet in China on World Tourism Day (WTD) to explore the synergies between tourism, biodiversity, and sustainable development in an event marking the official celebrations of WTD 2010 (September … September 13, 2010

World Tourism Day 2010 to celebrate tourism and biodiversity

MADRID, Spain - As the world comes together to celebrate 2010 as the International Year of Biodiversity, UNWTO is happy to announce that the World Tourism Day (WTD) celebrations, hosted officially this year by China, will take place under the theme, "Tourism … May 21, 2010



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