Futurizing gastronomic experiences in natural environments

By Francesc Fusté-Forné Abstract: The current pandemic accentuated the need for a more responsible tourism system, where local food production and consumption become a cornerstone of sustainable tourism futures. Experiences embedded…

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Building destination tourism alliances in the central-western region of Mexico for the recovery of post-Covid-19 tourism

By Silvia María López Ruiz Abstract: This study focuses on knowing the joint work between Mexico’s tourist destinations and the private sector, promoting proximity tourism for the recovery of tourism after…

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Government Response to Covid-19 and Gender Discrepancy: Tour Operator Perspective from New Zealand

By Marie Haley and Asif Hussain Abstract: The New Zealand government closed the international borders for the first time in history to pursuit an elimination strategy to COVID-19. This has had…

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From hurricanes to pandemics: community-based transformation and destination resilience in Utuado, Puerto Rico

By Patrick J. Holladay, Pablo Méndez-Lázaro, and Katja Brundiers Abstract: Community-based tourism that is both sustainable and resilient lends strength to the community-based tourism system. Local mobilization of resources, cohesiveness, coordination,…

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He Poua Rangithe Climate Change Commission_Ināia Tonu Nei: a low emissions future for Aotearoa

Aotearoa has committed to reaching net zero emissions of long-lived greenhouse gases by 2050, and to reducing biogenic methane emissions between 24-47% by 2050. In delivering this advice, He Pou…

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Call for Papers: Journal of Sustainability and Resilience

Saving tourism from the abyss: The outlook of post-covid tourism recovery Objective The call for a responsible tourism recovery is increasingly commendable amid a global pandemic. The tourism industry has…

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Realising tourism’s power as a recovery tool

This article was originally published by The Global Governance Project Author: Zurab Pololikashvili Private and public sector coordination will be essential for restoring confidence in travel, which will in turn…

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We Declare a Climate Emergency

We’ve signed up to Tourism Declares, an initiative that supports tourism businesses, organisations and individuals in declaring a climate emergency and taking purposeful action to reduce their carbon emissions as per the…

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Is Regenerative Tourism the Future of Tourism?

The special issue of the Journal of Sustainability and Resilience (ISSN: 2744-3620) argues that the world needs a positive psychology movement to ensure a deeper understanding of the tourism industry…

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A future of tourism industry: conscious travel, destination recovery and regenerative tourism

By Asif Hussain Abstract: The tourism industry is a complex network of millions of suppliers and consumers who trade experiences and services. The traditional tourism model revolves around increasing the…

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The Most Important Thing, The People!

By Marie Haley Abstract: This paper looks at indigenous concepts from New Zealand Maori and American Indians that offer philosophy for long term resilience and human-centred decision making. For true…

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Food producers and pandemics: a mystery shopping analysis

By Francesc Fusté-Forné Abstract: Recent research has widely analysed the significance of food in tourism. Departing from the understanding of ‘cheese’ as part of the food tourism system of a…

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Thoughts on how New Zealand could progress as a more regenerative tourism host

By Stephen Bradley Abstract: New Zealand has a chance to reset the way we view and manage tourism. We must take this chance to make some changes that will ensure…

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Volunteer Sign-up: Lockdown Economy

On behalf of Sustainability and Resilience Institute New Zealand and the global think tank for Sustainable Development AlterContacts, I would like to invite students and professional to come forward and…

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Call for Papers: Journal of Sustainability and Resilience

Special Issue of the Journal of Sustainability and Resilience (ISSN: 2744-3620) Theme: Is Regenerative Tourism the Future of Tourism? Regenerative tourism understands that visitors and destinations are part of a…

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Sir Jack Newman Award 2020 presented to Prof Emeritus David Simmons

Tourism Industry Aotearoa (TIA) Press Release Tourism’s most prestigious individual honour, the Sir Jack Newman Award, has been presented to a university academic for the first time.The winner of the…

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Press Release: Global Think Tank for Sustainable Development AlterContacts and The Sustainability and Resilience Institute New Zealand hav signed an MoU

We are pleased to announce that Global Think Tank for Sustainable Development AlterContacts and the Sustainability and Resilience Institute New Zealand has signed an MoU on Nov 17th, 2020 to…

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Has your business been affected by COVID-19? WE CAN HELP! Tourism and marketing advice to make your business sustainable and resilient. Research | Rebranding | MarketingOnline Marketing ServicesWeb design &…

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Read more about the article Tourism the long haul ahead – New Zealand. Observations from Prof Emeritus David Simmons
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Tourism the long haul ahead – New Zealand. Observations from Prof Emeritus David Simmons

A wonderful observation by Prof Emeritus David Simmons on the future of New Zealand tourism and post-COVID-19 tourism recovery. New Zealand is expecting border closure for a substantial time period.…

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Read more about the article The coronavirus survival challenge for NZ tourism: affordability and sustainability
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The coronavirus survival challenge for NZ tourism: affordability and sustainability

Originality published by Stuff By Sabrina Seeler, Nord University and Michael Lueck, Auckland University of Technology OPINION: With no international flights arriving for the foreseeable future, there is little doubt…

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Read more about the article Bumper winter forecast for Akaroa after tourism takes Covid-19 battering
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Bumper winter forecast for Akaroa after tourism takes Covid-19 battering

Originally published by TVNZ Like many towns in New Zealand, Canterbury's Akaroa relies on the tourist dollar - a dollar which is hard to find with the borders currently closed…

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Read more about the article Coronavirus: Akaroa businesses fear devastating impact of cruise ship restrictions
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Coronavirus: Akaroa businesses fear devastating impact of cruise ship restrictions

Originally published in RNZ Businesses in Akaroa are worried they will find it hard to survive the abrupt end to the cruise ship season due to Covid-19 restrictions. The Golden…

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Read more about the article Does New Zealand have too much tourism?
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Does New Zealand have too much tourism?

Associate Professor Ian Yeoman, Head of the Tourism Management Group at Victoria University Wellington, suggests ways to ensure the country's number one export industry continues to be successful, but in…

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Tourism 2025 & Beyond

A Sustainable Growth FrameworkKaupapa Whakapakari Tāpoi Our Vision Growing a sustainable tourism industry that benefits New Zealanders Tourism 2025 & Beyond provides a clear pathway towards a sustainable tourism industry…

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International Visitor Survey data release materials

International Visitor Survey (IVS) data is presented in the following user-friendly formats. Infographic: provides a visual summary of international visitor expenditure and arrival numbers by key markets.Key data table: provides…

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Monthly Regional Tourism Estimates (MRTEs)

The Monthly Regional Tourism Estimates (MRTEs) provide an estimate of regional monthly expenditure on tourism from both international and domestic consumers. Explore

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Tourism satellite account: 2019

The tourism satellite account provides a picture of the role tourism plays in New Zealand, with information on the changing levels and impact of tourism activity. Key provisional estimates  Key…

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Read more about the article Insanity? Markets continue disconnect from economy and society
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Insanity? Markets continue disconnect from economy and society

By Kurt Cobb, originally published by Resource Insights It’s hard to ignore the protests on the streets of the world’s cities of late. Those protests are coming from a populace…

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Read more about the article Will Civilization’s Response to COVID-19 Lead to a More Sustainable, Equitable World?
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Will Civilization’s Response to COVID-19 Lead to a More Sustainable, Equitable World?

By Robert P. Brooks, originally published by Resilience.org What better time to shift our thinking and actions away from a hyperconsumptive, inequality-widening, environmentally-detrimental era than the 50th anniversary of Earth…

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Read more about the article SUSTAINABLE SUMMITS 2020: A POST COVID19 VIEW FROM THE TOP
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SUSTAINABLE SUMMITS 2020: A POST COVID19 VIEW FROM THE TOP

In light of the recent Global Health Concerns, the SS 2020 which was scheduled for June 1-5 2020 had to be postponed until further notice. This video has a compilation…

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Read more about the article Webinar Recap | Sustainability and Resilience: The World Post COVID-19 and the Role of Technology
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Webinar Recap | Sustainability and Resilience: The World Post COVID-19 and the Role of Technology

During the outbreak of COVID-19, there have been many conversations, webinars, and convenings on how the world is changing and how we are adapting. In this webinar, we looked more…

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Read more about the article Webinar: A sustainable future for New Zealand tourism post COVID-19
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Webinar: A sustainable future for New Zealand tourism post COVID-19

In May 2020, Associate Professor Christian Schott from the Wellington School of Business and Government hosted a fascinating discussion with Professor James Higham from Otago Business School, Professor James Renwick…

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Read more about the article COVID-19, Sustainability, Resilience and Sustainable Development Goals
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COVID-19, Sustainability, Resilience and Sustainable Development Goals

Covid-19 has clearly shown us that we live in a global community where issues and concerns faced by human society are shared. National and international forums address concerns beyond local,…

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Gilgit-Baltistan Social Welfare Organization

Gilgit-Baltistan Social Welfare Organization (G-B SWO) is an organization which works for the development of Gilgit-Baltistan by targeting social and economic frontiers like education, environment, tourism, economic development, health and…

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Read more about the article Restore land to save the planet, boost the economy, says head of UN body combating desertification
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Restore land to save the planet, boost the economy, says head of UN body combating desertification

UN News/Daniel DickinsonClimate change and the unsustainable use of land has contributed to desertification in the north-east of Cameroon. (January 2019)    6 September 2019Climate Change Investing in land restoration could not only…

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Tourist industry New Zealand

by Margaret McClure. Originally published in Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand Tourism is a major industry in New Zealand, employing nearly 10% of the workforce. The country’s…

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