Industry Report: Sustainable Tourism – A short guide for international donors
By Coralie Marti on May 1, 2019
Tourism is often a key sector of the economy of countries where international donors are involved, and this trend is expected to continue. While multilateral organizations, foundations and NGOs have a long history of financing tourism projects, this action has rarely been the result of a comprehensive and coherent vision.
Sustainable tourism is able to generate positive impacts in many sectors: cultural heritage preservation, urban development, support to small and medium enterprises and biodiversity protection etc, leading to numerous success stories and best practices.
Horwath HTL has identified key issues and recommendations to be considered, in order to target and improve the effectiveness of international donors’ intervention for the sustainable development of tourism, and leveraging this formidable tool for territorial development.