The year 2017 was designated as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development.
The International Year aimed to support change in policies, business practices and consumer behavior through tourism´s five key areas.
•Promote and use local products and services
•Keep profit in the community
•Encourage visitors to engage with locals
•Educate customers about the culture of the destination
•Promote local conservation projects
•Minimize the operation´s consumption of resources
•Minimize the operation´s production of waste
•Take part in protecting and restoring biodiversity
•Keep local traditions and incorporate them into your business
•Raise awareness of the value of heritage
•Empower your local community and nurture it´s pride
•Provide opportunities for cross-cultural encounters
•Show cultural understanding
•Educate staff on different cultures and eliminate prejudice
Applying circular economy principles to ...
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LOHAS - Lifestyle of Health and Sustainability
The LOHAS traveler:
LOHAS: The biggest market you have never heard of
What They See is What They Get ...
LOHAS consumers actively seek out healthier and more sustainable lifestyle, product and service options
Research shows that the values of LOHAS are becoming broad based and rooted across a wide section of the population, driving changes in consumer markets, politics and society