Understanding Sustainable Tourism

Understanding Sustainable Tourism

Fiji Sun – Monday 24th September 2018.

Sustainable tourism may be a new phrase to some, just like climate change a few years ago.

So what is sustainable tourism?

United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) defines it as: “Tourism that takes full account of its current and future economic, social and environmental impacts, addressing the needs of visitors, the industry, the environment and host communities.”

In light of creating awareness on sustainable tourism, the South Pacific Tourism Organisation (SPTO) held its first media roundtable session with members of the media in Fiji and from the region last Thursday, in Suva.Read more…