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Articles of note: responsible tourism



Here we round up all the trending news in responsible tourism. We’re planning to relaunch with original content in September so please complete our readership survey to tell us what you’d like us to cover.

Responsible Travel hits back at FCO with alternative Greece advice.  Government advice and sensationalist media headlines have been condemned for discouraging travel to Greece during its financial crisis. Read more here.

Sustainable Tourism: An Opportunity for Implementing the UN Sustainable Development Goals. “This week, I had the opportunity to attend the United Nations High Level Political Forum on sustainable development (HLPF) as a guest of the UNWTO”. Read more here.

World Travel Market (WTM) calls on industry to send in responsible tourism case studies. Industry case studies are being sought by World Travel Market, as it works on a white paper on carbon reduction within the travel industry. Read more here.

Responsible tourism: What’s on the agenda at WTM. Animal conservation, child protection, gastronomy, cruising and winter sports tourism are just some of the other topics to be discussed over the four-day responsible tourism programme at WTM 2015. Read more here.