Circular Adventures: Redefining Tourism for a Greener Future

Redefining Tourism for a Greener Future

How do sustainable tourism and circular economy go together? 🌱

In a GIZ webinar as part of the EXI knowledge transfer, the Munich-based consultancy AGEG Tourism for Sustainability provides an overview of how the principles of the circular economy represent an opportunity for the tourism sector and thus for global environmental protection. 

The β˜• "Virtual Coffee" on March 26, 2024, focused on the intersection of sustainable tourism and the circular economy. In her presentation, Barbara Fritz, owner and managing director of AGEG Tourism for Sustainability, showed how the integration of circular economy principles can reduce the negative environmental impact of the tourism industry. 

Compelling real-life examples πŸ“ are listed here that show the transformative potential for sustainable tourism in the context of circular economy: 

πŸ‘‰πŸ½ Plastic Reduction for hotels TUI Group: Circular business (tuigroup.com)

πŸ‘‰πŸΎRebuilding Nepal with the Climate Trek Nepal project - forum travel differently & local partners: Wiederaufbau fΓΌr Nepal - Das Projekt "Climate Trek" - YouTube

πŸ‘‰πŸΌatingi. E-Academy Tourism and Hospitality: https://www.atingi.org/eacademy/β€― 

πŸ‘‰πŸΏ El Gouna in Egypt on the way to becoming a zero waste destination: In Africa, El Gouna is at the forefront in terms of sustainability - Orascom HM

The implementation of circular economy principles helps companies in the tourism sector to strengthen their competitiveness by utilising resources more efficiently and developing innovative solutions. On the destination side, circular economy offers the opportunity to promote local value chains and improve the quality of life of local people by creating new jobs. 🌏

AGEG Tourism for Sustainability is a German consulting company founded in 2004. AGEG Tourism for Sustainability specializes in the development and marketing of sustainable tourism. With more than 20 years of experience, they have successfully implemented numerous sustainable tourism projects and established partnerships with leading international organizations such as GIZ, ETC, EU, DEG, KfW, World Bank, UNEP, UNWTO, SEQUA, WWF and IPD, as well as with key private sector players such as Airbnb, TUI and OHD. 

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