Many holiday regions do not record the real costs of tourism. Often the expenses are even higher than the income from tourism.
Representatives from public and private sector as well as NGOs met in Berlin on June, 13 to discuss strategies to strengthen child protection in tourism. (Only in German)
The restart of tourism raises concerns about the effects on children, because the tourism sector is rapidly expanding and – to some degree – in new unregulated forms.
The pandemic has increased the vulnerability of children in Vietnam. High time for the tourism industry to include the protection of children in their agenda.
Covid-19 derailed momentum in the protection of children from sexual exploitation, but the restart in tourism also offers opportunities.
Many children are involved in tourist attractions and suffer the consequences. Three examples show how the protection of children can also succeed in project visits.
The webinar "Tourism for Good? Respecting Child Rights in Project Visits" by the Roundtable Human Rights in Tourism, held in May 2022, was targeted at tourism businesses and other stakeholders offering project visits where tourists come into contact with children during their travels. The …
Krystal Yearwood of UNDP's future tourism project talks about the importance of women's empowerment to rebuilding Caribbean MSMEs in tourism after COVID-19.
While gender inequalities persist in Madagascar, women are increasingly free to choose their activities. The pandemic gave a boost to their determination and creativity.
Three women from Brazil and El Salvador report on the ups and downs of their entrepreneurship.