Introduction. READ MORE. Tourism, as services trade, is one of the top four export earners globally. Reviewing development theory and the notion of sustainability, it proposes a model of sustainable development against which the principles of sustainable tourism are compared. Sustainable Tourism Development 2. Tourism Programme Brochure. In 1987, The Brundtland Commission was the first to define sustainable development as “development that meets the needs of the present generation without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs” (World Commission on Environment and Development, 1987).In the same period, the harmonization of the tourism economy with the goals of sustainable … Tourism development relies on good public and private infrastructure. As a result, the applicability of sustainable development to the specific context of tourism is rarely questioned. This paper addresses this omission in the literature. Based on General assembly resolution 70/193, 2017 was declared as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development. Program led by Albert Kimbu. 1. In the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development SDG target 8.9, aims to “by 2030, devise and implement policies to promote sustainable tourism that creates jobs and promotes local culture and products”. Facilitate the management and development of sustainable tourism at World Heritage properties through fostering increased awareness, capacity and balanced participation of all stakeholders in order to protect the properties and their Outstanding Universal Value. About. Development and implementation of sustainable tourism certification is a process that can result in an important dialogue and policy-making process about the type of tourism development that a country wishes to pursue, greater awareness in the business community of the needs and contributions of the local communities, and a shift in attitudes across sectors and generations (Bowman, 2011). Tourism sustainable performance were measure 37 indicators data set, using multivariate analysis, on 27 sustainable indicators and 7 tourism strategic indicators, since 1990 to 2000. READ MORE. Sustainable and Inclusive Development through Tourism This project supports the G20 and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) ongoing efforts to advance inclusive and sustainable community development through tourism. Tourism can be a powerful tool for community development and reducing inequalities if it engages local populations and all key stakeholders in its development. Objectives • Understand the different stages in destination development • Understand sustainable tourism development and its benefits • Identify the different prerequisites of a sustainable tourism development. SUSTAINABLE TOURISM DEVELOPMENT 1. The strategy sets objectives for each of the three pillars of sustainable development: economic goals cover specific growth targets in terms of overnight stays and tourism receipts; social goals include seasonality, workforce-skills improvement, and residents’ satisfaction; and environmental goals are related to best practices in energy, water, and waste management. READ MORE.