Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals – Journey to 2030, Highlights
Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals – Journey to 2030 aims to build knowledge, empower and inspire tourism stakeholders to take necessary action to accelerate the shift towards a more sustainable tourism sector by aligning policies, business operations and investments with the SDGs. The publication highlights the links between tourism and the SDGs and provides recommendations on how to steer the road towards 2030. It is based on an analysis of 64 countries’ Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) on the SDGs – submitted to the United Nations Highlevel Political Forum on Sustainable Development in 2016 and 2017 –, eight Mainstreaming, Acceleration and Policy Support (MAPS) country roadmaps and corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities of 60 global tourism companies. The present Highlights summarize the main findings of the report.