Tag: tourism industry

Sustainable tourism: a new International Standard for accommodation providers

New international guidance for accommodation facilities to help them improve their impact has just been published.

Santiago de Chile’s pocket parks

The Santiago Resilience Strategy identifies the recovery of empty lots through these pocket plazas as a priority initiative.

As tourists frolic in Venice’s rising waters, locals fear for the city’s treasures

Earlier this week, for only the fifth recorded time in St. Mark’s nine-century history, the water reached the marble floor inside, submerging the area around the altar of the Madonna Nicopeia.

Slum tourism, ethics and local economic development

In this lecture, the ethical debate regarding the place of tourism in modern cities is framed using a facilitated bottom-up sustainable city governance perspective to balance the interests of different city actors.

Tips to stay cyber safe while travelling

Today is World Tourism Day. Let's take a look at the Government of Canada's ''Tips to stay Cyber Safe While Travelling''.

Preparing festivals and community events for emergencies

Communities are well aware of the importance of festivals as places to socialize, unwind and spend time with friends and family. Yet they often represent large gatherings of people where safety and security must be a priority.

Set the Standard – ISO 13009 – Tourism and related services

When visiting abroad, the quality of the service provided and the information given can be key in shaping a holiday experience.

Trending topics this week – Refugees, tourism and Mars!

Refugees, tourism and Mars! See what you missed this week on The Resilience Post.

ISO – Pushing the tourism limits!

Tourism is one of the fastest developing sectors, with increasing growth for the coming years. How can International Standards contribute to this development?

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