Global Forum on Tourism Statistics, Knowledge and Policies

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Panel 2b: Building a greener, more sustainable tourism economy

Nov 4, 2021 | 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Topics for discussion

● What are the priorities in the transition to greener and more sustainable models of tourism development, and should these models be differentiated across destinations? ● What challenges and opportunities for tourism to contribute to transition to a decarbonised economy? ● How to encourage the greening of tourism business models, value chains and destinations, and transition to a more resource efficient tourism sector? ● How to strengthen tourism policy and governance frameworks, and improve the capacity of government and private sector to develop tourism sustainably?

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