UNWTO calls for #Twittercal mass of traveller’s energy saving tips

Tourism & Sustainable Energy: Powering Sustainable Development is this year’s theme for World Tourism Day (WTD).   The theme aims to highlight tourism’s role in a better energy future; a future in which the world’s entire population has access to modern, efficient and affordable energy services. Celebrate the theme by posting your tips for saving energy while travelling to the 2012 WTD Twitter Competition. Do you unplug your household appliances before you leave home? Do you travel light or offset your carbon footprint? Whatever you’re doing, the UNWTO wants to know. Tweet your  travel energy saving tips in 140 characters to @UNWTO Please […]

Capetonian elected to leadership of global body for sustainable tourism

CITY OF CAPE TOWN 20 AUGUST 2012 MEDIA RELEASE Capetonian elected to leadership of global body for sustainable tourism Capetonian Heidi van der Watt, founding member of the International Centre for Responsible Tourism – South Africa, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC). In our efforts to build an Opportunity City, this administration recognises the importance of tourism as a key driver of job creation and economic growth. We also realise that sustainability is the only certain way to future-proof our destination. The GSTC is aimed at harnessing the power of tourism […]

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