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International Young Naturefriends
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Landscape of the Year
Naturefriends request fair and effective protection of the climate!
World Tourism Day 2015 – The power of tourists
“One Billion Tourists – One Billion Opportunities”: The motto of this year’s world tourism day on 27 September brings home the huge influence of tourism on a sustainable global development and thus, the responsibility of all those involved – travellers, tourism industry and, not least, policy-makers.
HUMAN RIGHTS IN PRACTICE!
Almost no journey can make do without them: private drivers or drivers of shuttles and coaches. The guests' satisfaction and not least, their security depends on the drivers' working conditions and their job satisfaction. Tour operators also need to take responsibility in this matter. But how can labour and social standards for driving personnel in tourism be implemented and guaranteed? A current publication of the "Roundtable Human Rights in Tourism" provides answers and recommendations.
Austrian travel association ÖRV signs declaration on human rights
Yesterday, the first Austrian company in the tourism industry signed the Commitment to become a member of the "Roundtable Human Rights in Tourism": the Austrian travel association (Österreichischer Reise-Verband, ÖRV) thus acknowledges its responsibility for human rights due diligence.
Human Rights in Tourism - New Naturefriends-Video published
The short video explains the topic of “Human Rights in Tourism”. It targets the tourism industry as well as travellers and illustrates with examples how tourism and human rights relate. The video demonstrates how tour operators can actively respect human rights throughout their activities, and what travellers can contribute to the issue.