UNWTO report enables inclusive tourism, destinations’ contribution to SDGs

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and UNWTO affiliate member globaldit launched a report on UN Day 2018. The report presents a model for inclusive tourism destinations, focusing on the capacity of tourism to integrate disadvantaged groups and benefit from its activity.

Titled, ‘Global Report on Inclusive Tourism Destinations Model and Success Stories,’ the report notes that the model, and inclusive tourism more broadly, contribute to the achievement of SDGs 8 (decent work and economic growth), 10 (reduced inequalities), 5 (gender equality) and 17 (partnerships for the Goals), among others. It presents a definition for inclusive tourism destinations, and identifies their common attributes, such as: innovation in the tourism value chain; opening up paths for disadvantaged groups to be suppliers, employees and service providers in the sectors; and the creation of conditions that promote relevant actions.

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