100 Years of Advancing Destinations

The UN wants sustainable travel. How does this affect the industry?

Thursday, November 5, 2015

<img src="http://www.multibriefs.com/briefs/img/exclusive_content.png" border="0" align="right" hspace="5" vspace="2"> All 193 member states of the United Nations recently came together for a historic agreement at the Sustainable Development Summit to support a new agenda for sustainable development for the future. Included in the plan are 17 "Sustainable Development Goals" that lock in on key areas. Among the many goals, the focus is on healing the planet for its existing as well as future populace. Goals 8, 12 and 14 specifically point to the role of travel and tourism industry.