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The General Assembly of the United Nations has approved the designation of 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, a resolution that recognizes the importance of tourism at the international level, since it is a sector whose weight is often underestimated. The aim of this proclamation is to draw attention to the importance of promoting greater understanding among all peoples, leading to a greater awareness of the wealth of the heritage of different civilizations and to a better appreciation of the inherent values ​​of The various cultures, thus contributing to the strengthening of peace in the world.

For the celebration of this International Year, UNWTO will count on the collaboration of Governments, relevant organizations of the United Nations system as well as other international and regional organizations. All actions will be carried out under the maxim that well-designed and well-managed tourism can contribute to the three dimensions of sustainable development, create jobs and generate business opportunities.

The decision to designate 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development comes at a particularly important time, when the international community adopts the new Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Objectives (ODS) adopted by the General Assembly of the The United Nations last September. Tourism is among the goals of three of the ODS: Goal 8: promote sustainable, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all; Objective 12: Sustainable consumption and production and Objective 14: to conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development.

Tuesday December 27th, 2016
naciones unidas

2017, International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development

The General Assembly of the United Nations has approved the designation of 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, a resolution that recognizes […]
Monday December 26th, 2016
guías de viaje turistas

Galicia improves the numbers of travelers and overnight stays compared to the average of the whole of Spain

During the first 11 months of the year, travelers in Galicia increased by 6% and pernactas by 7.4% compared to the same period of 2015 With […]
Friday December 23rd, 2016
QdeCalidad

Galicia closes 2016 as the first community in number of hotels, tourist apartments and establishments of rural tourism with Quality Q

Another year Galicia closes exercise having increased the number of establishments and tourist services certified with Q of Quality. With a total of 281 Q of Quality, […]
Thursday December 22nd, 2016
Eurorregión Galicia Norte de Portugal

Ecodestin will imply a new impulse to capture new flows of nautical tourism to Galicia

In order to continue working on the differentiation of the destination Galicia-North of Portugal and capture new flows of nautical tourism for Galician ports with autonomous […]