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Sustainable Tourism on a Finite Planet Released in Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development

Technology and the growing global middle class are driving a travel revolution which is causing escalating impacts on fragile ecosystems, human health, and social systems. Unreported data on the worldwide biophysical impacts of tourism uncovered in the new book, Sustainable Tourism on a Finite Planet, indicate that valuable destinations are on the verge of being irreparably harmed. Read more...

                                         Far-reaching recommendations are made for global institutions to lower tourism's rapidly escalating carbon impacts and protect the health and well-being of local populations, ecosystems, cultures, and monuments worldwide. Click here to obtain the book. 

The new website for the book captures reviews, events, the blog in the Huffington Post and more!

Featured Projects

EplerWood International is proud to announce
the launch of the Sustainable Tourism Asset
Management Program (STAMP).

This new program will be dedicated to researching business models which include the following:
  1. Explicitly recognize the cost and impact of tourism on critical assets.
  2. Evaluate and support investment that helps manage and mitigate conservation of destinations.
  3. Nurture supply chains that reinforce socially, ecologically and economically robust destinations.
  4. Account for true, full cost of tourism impacts and outcomes.

Call for Proposals

The Center for Sustainable Global Enterprise at the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business invites proposals for the sustainable Tourism Management Program (STAMP). The program seeks to support the development of applied research that will increase collective knowledge and understanding of how to more effectively manage tourism destination assets over time in the face of endemic poverty, ecosystem degradation, and climate change. The deadline for proposals is June 15, 2017.