Bibliography

Sustainable Tourism, a selective bibliography by ICOMOS Documentation Centre - January 2017

 

Websites:

2017 International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development (UNWTO) http://www.tourism4development2017.org/

World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) – Sustainable Development of Tourism (see rubric Publications) http://sdt.unwto.org/
World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) – Global Code of Ethics for Tourism http://ethics.unwto.org/en/content/global-code-ethics-tourism

UNESCO World Heritage and Sustainable Tourism Programme http://whc.unesco.org/en/tourism/
UNESCO World Heritage Sustainable Tourism Toolkit http://whc.unesco.org/sustainabletourismtoolkit/

UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) (2015) http://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/

International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) https://www.iucn.org/

Tourism and Protected Areas Specialist (TAPAS) Group, part of the IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA) https://www.iucn.org/theme/protected-areas/wcpa/what-we-do/tourism-tapas

World Bank http://www.worldbank.org

International Institute of Peace through Tourism http://www.iipt.org

Global Sustainable Tourism Council https://www.gstcouncil.org

 

Documents:

Statement by ICOMOS on the Adoption of the UN Sustainable Development Goals, 2015.

ICOMOS International Cultural Tourism Charter: Managing Tourism at Places of Heritage Significance (1999), adopted by ICOMOS at the 12th General Assembly in Mexico, October 1999.

Siem Reap Declaration on Tourism and Culture – Building a New Partnership Model, on the occasion of the UNWTO/UNESCO World Conference on Tourism and Culture – Building a New Partnership, held in Siem Reap, Cambodia, on 4-5 February 2015.

 

 

 

 

  

Trafalgar Square London, part of the World Squares initiative to remove traffic from in front of the National Gallery.
Image © Sue Millar.

 

 

Every year on 18 April, ICOMOS celebrates the International Day for Monuments and Sites, whose establishment was approved by the 22nd UNESCO General Conference in 1983.

In 2017, the theme is “Cultural Heritage & Sustainable Tourism”, chosen in relation to the United Nations International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development and in the context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals

Stonehenge World Heritage site Visitor Centre in its final stages of construction, December 2013. Designed to be “reversible” (removed from the landscape) by Australian architects Denton Corker Marshall. This is one of Europe’s most important prehistoric sites with over 2000 listed monuments in the zone. The new Visitor Centre deals with over a million visitors a year (1,359,448 in 2015/2016). Image © Sue Millar.

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