World Tourism Day 2008: Tourism: Responding to the Challenge of Climate Change
World Tourism Day 2008 was hosted in Lima, Peru on 27 September and focused on tourism sector’s constructive response to the challenge of climate change by increasing awareness of the Davos Declaration Process and encouraging its implementation by all stakeholders. The campaign’s theme - Tourism: Responding to the Challenge of Climate Change aimed to:
- Advance Tourism in the UN global response to the challenges of climate change and poverty alleviation.
- Promote the Davos Declaration Process for the Tourism Sector.
- Encourage tourism stakeholders to adapt, to mitigate and use new technology and secure financing for the poorest countries.
For more information about UNWTO’s progress on Tourism’s contribution to respond to the challenge of climate change please go to: