Consolidated from outputs of 6 country action plans, the five-minute video provides a short introduction to four key sustainable tourism concepts, namely eco-tourism, community-based tourism, responsible tourism, and smart tourism. Following the COVID-19 pandemic, the tourism sector in the region is facing unprecedented challenges in ways we cannot imagine. With tourism a major contributor to GDP, economic losses across the six countries are staggering.
In an effort to boost recovery, sustainable tourism emerges as an imperative to sustain livelihoods, bring back tourism in a more sustainable way, and increase resilience in tourism-related industries.
Watch the short video to feel inspired to travel and contribute to the sustainability agenda! www.youtube.com/watch?v=u9g69NuditU