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Key issues

Promoting a greater engagement of the tourism sector with sustainable development is the main objective of the Tourism for SDGs Platform. The online tool is designed to advance the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals through tourism.
Supporting the tourism sector to adopt sustainability principles is at the heart of UNWTO’s mandate.
UNWTO promotes travel facilitation as a means to boost economic growth around the world.
UNWTO strives to maximize tourism’s contribution to poverty reduction and increase awareness on the sector’s development potential.

Why tourism?