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Fischer am Strand die gemeinsam ein Netz aus dem Wasser ziehen
© Robert Wenzel

Tourism is characterized by complex and internationally interwoven value chains. At the same time, tourism is a widely unregulated economic sector. In order to attract investors or travellers, destinations outpace each other with low environmental and social standards – at the expense of nature and people. Therefore, it is urgently necessary, that businesses within the tourism industry perform environmental and human rights risk assessments to fulfil their due diligence and transparency obligations. We strive for binding rules on corporate responsibility and are engaged in independent sustainability certification schemes.

Online seminar: Child protection during tourism 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 …

Europe: No more whitewashing

Bunt gestreifte Wand mit einem Mann davor
© Mario Gogh_unsplash

Baroque splendour makes Europe's metropolises a tourist magnet. What guests usually don't learn is that this prosperity is based on exploitation in the colonies.

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