Sabina Fluxà, Vice President and CEO Iberostar group, a leading international hotel and resort company, stressed the need to stay focused on creating a more responsible and fairer way of traveling, adding that Iberostar responded by integrating sustainability into increased safety protocols and further commitment to circular economy policies to ensure new waste is properly disposed of. manages. The vision of One Planet for the recovery of the tourism sector is being upgraded to the UNWTO Global Guidelines for the relaunch of tourism, with the aim of making the corona crisis stronger and more sustainable. The Long Run, is an international community of tourism companies engaged in nature-based tourism. It is any type of tourism that relies on experiences directly related to natural attractions and includes ecotourism, adventure tourism, wildlife tourism and the like. Delphine King, executive director of The Long Run community, stressed that their members, which cover about 20 million hectares of fragile ecosystems, have not stopped working despite the pandemic and pausing tourism, showing where the priorities lie. The vision of one planet for responsible recovery of the tourism sector is structured around six lines of action to guide the recovery of tourism for people, planet and prosperity, namely: public health, social inclusion, biodiversity conservation, climate action, circular economy and governance and finance. On World Environment Day, the UNWTO announced a new vision for global tourism. It is about the Program for Sustainable Tourism, which according to the announcements is better, stronger and balances the needs of people, planets and progress. Several world destinations are beginning to ease travel restrictions, and the tourism sector is preparing to continue activities with, hopefully, lessons learned after the pandemic. One Planet’s vision calls for a more responsible recovery of the sustainability-based tourism sector, to make tourism more resilient in future crises. The vision will support the development and implementation of recovery plans that contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Agreement. The One Planet Sustainable Tourism Program aims to increase the impact of the tourism sector on sustainable development by 2030 by developing, promoting and reducing sustainable consumption and production practices that encourage efficient use of natural resources while generating less waste and addressing climate change and biodiversity. The “One Planet” sustainable tourism program is led by the UNWTO, with the governments of France and Spain as co-leaders and in cooperation with UNEP. About the program of sustainable tourism on one planet The private sector has committed itself to lead by example James Thornton, CEO Intrepid Travel, a leading provider of adventure travel, calls for the start of the action and emphasizes that they believe that climate action is a collective commitment to the sustainability of the entire tourism industry and the world we love to explore so much. You can find the full document at this link.