Published on : Thursday, December 21, 2017
Botswana hosts the International Symposium and Annual Conference to exchange the experiences and knowledge of the innovative approaches to enhance the tourism and conservation planning to the tourism stakeholders.
Under the theme “Empowering Tourism Destinations’ Sustainability through Innovation”, the 10YFP STP International Symposium and Annual Conference also discussed the role of the tourism sector in fighting climate change, which refers the sustainable tourism.
Inaugurated by Tshekedi Khama, the Minister of Environment, Natural Resources Conservation and Tourism of Botswana, this gala tourism event began with a debate on how to market sustainability to trigger change among consumers.
A second panel highlighted the relevance of integrating circular economy approaches into the tourism value chain to minimize waste, emissions and energy leakage at all stages of production.
In this tourism event, it is also discussed the links between the tourism sector and the Paris Agreement, and the key role of destination managers therein.
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