WHAT: Responsible Tourism Hub at ITB Asia 2017
The United Nations has proclaimed 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, in recognition of the tremendous potential of the tourism industry, which accounts for some 10% of the world's economic activity, to contribute to the fight against poverty and create a positive impact in destinations and communities around the world.
At ITB Asia, the leading B2B trade show for the Asia Pacific region and beyond, sustainable tourism practitioners will share knowledge and experience inspiring others in making tourism a driver for change socially, environmentally and economically for Asian destinations.
Responsible Tourism Hub
ITB Asia Responsible Tourism Hub events include:
2017 Green Lodging Trends Report by Greenview:
Grace Kang, Managing Partner of Greenview will be presenting the 2017 results and findings from the 2017 Green Lodging Trends Report, lodging industry's annual exercise to assess and benchmark sustainable best practices across hotels worldwide.
Innovations to address this widely misunderstood issue in the hospitality industry.
Conference Session by Food Bank Singapore:
Join Food Bank Singapore as they provide food items with a new lease of life through collecting and allocating unwanted or unused food to the needy through a network of member beneficiaries.
International Tourism Partnership: Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals – what is your contribution
Join the discussion to see how you can better quantify your impact and contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
2017's series of Responsible Tourism Events at ITB Asia are organised by Wild Asia
About Wild Asia
Wild Asia believes that an understanding of social and environmental issues is fundamental to sustainable developments. With the mission of inspiring businesses to improve their social and environmental practices and to meet and exceed global standards, Wild Asia works to promote change from within the industry.
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