Tag Archives: Sustainable development

New ATES label “Fair and responsible tourism guaranteed”

English (Français and Español versions below) Our member ATES (Association pour le Tourisme Equitable et Solidaire) is a national network promoting responsible and fair tourism in France, through their members. On December 16th 2014, they presented their new quality label “Garantie tourisme equitable et solidaire” (“Fair and responsible tourism guaranteed”) to the press. Indeed, it is […]

EARTH, partner of 10YFP Sustainable Tourism Programme by UNEP

Our network EARTH has been selected to be partner of the 10YFP Sustainable Tourism Programme. Leaded by the UNEP (United Nations for Environment Programme), the 10YFP is a global framework of action to enhance international cooperation to accelerate the shift towards SCP in both developed and developing countries. The framework will support capacity building, and provide […]

Community based tourism by Maurizio Davolio

COMMUNITY BASED TOURISM By Maurizio Davolio, president of EARTH  THE CONCEPT OF COMMUNITY TOURISM There are different definitions of community tourism with strong similarities and some differences which probably originate from diverse sensitivities and experiences gained in specific contexts. However, all things considered, we are talking about nuances, of underscoring rather than actual differences. Let’s […]