Collector stresses on sustainable tourism

INDIA-RELIGION-ISLAM-MARRIAGEThe district collector on Tuesday called for sensitisation of students for tourism development in Aurangabad. Vikram Kumar said students should be taught significance of monuments and historical places and the need for their preservation to help build ‘Brand Aurangabad’. He was speaking at a meeting organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).

«All tourism activities – holidays, business travel, conferences, adventure travel and ecotourism – need to be sustainable. Sustainable tourism is defined as ‘tourism that respects both local people and the traveller, cultural heritage and the environment’. It seeks to provide people with an exciting and educational holiday that is also of benefit to the people of the host city,» he said.»Though we are not missing the arc completely, we still we need to pull up our socks to encourage the sector,» he said. Sigue leyendo

Debatirán sobre meta de 10 millones de turistas para 2016

Debatirán sobre meta de 10 millones de turistas para 2016
Empresarios turísticos, funcionarios del Gobierno y los municipios, así como organizaciones comunitarias, debatirán el modelo de turismo actual, virtudes, retos y tareas pendientes, en la tercera entrega del Foro Dominicano de Turismo (FODATUR), que se llevará a cabo el 29 y 30 de octubre. Sigue leyendo

Eco-tourism ideas shared during Connellsville’s 2nd Sustainability Fair

Uniontown Poultry Association Secretary Kristin Martin talks to Scott Felgar of Connellsville about raising chickens.
 A small group of volunteers started out with a mission to make a difference in Connellsville by helping to bring the city toward a more sustainable future. That group, Sustainable Connellsville, is now focusing on the area’s economic development. Sigue leyendo