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Skal presents sustainable tourism awards at World Congress

INCHEON & SEOUL, South Korea - For eleven consecutive years, the Skal International “Sustainable Development in Tourism” awards were presented during the Opening Ceremony of the 73rd Skal World Co

Tourism provides jobs and supports millions

Tourism, providing jobs and supporting the livelihoods of millions, particularly of women and young people, is central to advancing the three pillars of sustainability, agreed participants meeting at

Rio+Social powers global online conversation on sustainable development

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, on the eve of Rio+20, the historic United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, Rio+Social is catalyzing a global, online conversation among corporate and digital medi

Small Island Developing States address sustainable development

The Seychelles Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Jean-Paul Adam, has stressed the need to re-think the development architecture necessary to address both sustainable development and climate change.

Achieving sustainable development for small islands

Seychelles President James Michel has said that Commonwealth leaders have recognized the inherent vulnerabilities of Small Island Developing States (SIDS) and their need for specific developmental mec

UN: Sustainable development vital to protect economies and environment

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today reiterated that humanity must give sustainable development greater attention, saying that the current model of using resources was putting a strain on ecosystems an

UN launches $200M sustainable development project in Haiti

The United Nations and its partners this week launched a 20-year, $200 million environmental recovery programme in south-west Haiti that aims to benefit more than 200,000 people and show that sustaina

Is it sustainable tourism or sustainable development for India?

What can an upcoming country learn from tourists and tourism is the first thing that comes to mind after many visits across India.