STD Guidebook – Enhancing capacities for Sustainable Tourism for development in developing countries
The Guidebook takes a comprehensive approach to tourism, covering a wide range of topics relating to its planning, development, management and impact. By working through the whole document, users can identify priorities for intervention across a spectrum of issues. The Guidebook’s aim is to mainstream tourism by: – Enhancing understanding and commitment to sustainable tourism – Providing guidance to assess the tourism sector’s importance, identifying opportunities for sustainable tourism development, planning actions, and enhancing sustainability of projects. – Delivering a “Sustainable Tourism for Development Study” enabling the EU and other development institutions to include sustainable tourism development in their programme cycles.