Tourism

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Tourism” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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Nishanthan Sobana and her husband are a young couple from Sri Lanka's Mannar District who finished school in the crippled economy of the war-torn...
Mannar is one of the districts in Northern Sri Lanka severely affected by the civil war. The escalation of conflicts in 2008 compelled people to flee, leaving many homeless and without livelihoods...
In the framework of Ha Long – Cat Ba Alliance, funded by the United State Agency for International Development (USAID), IUCN will hold a media talk...
Time and location: Ha Long city – 29 & 30 Jan 2018 and Cat Ba – 31 Jan 2018 Participants: journalists, lecturers and students of journalism universities in Ha Noi City, Hai Phong and...
Mr.Mahmood Akhtar Cheema, Country Representative, IUCN Pakistan addressing the participants
IUCN Pakistan organized the Closing Ceremony of its USAID funded project titled: “Integrated Approach to Education, Capacity Building and Livelihood...
In his opening remarks, Mr. Mahmood Akhtar Cheema, IUCN Country Representative appreciated the generosity of the American people, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID...
Trainees received the training certificate after the training
Ha Long Bay has been recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO twice for its outstanding universal values. But what are those values and why do...
After a first round of tour guide training in December 2016, IUCN organized the second session on August 26-27 as part of the USAID Ha Long-Cat Ba Alliance. The session attracted 41 tour guides and...
Mr. Huynh - Deputy Director of Ha Long Bay Management Board joined with volunteers to collect huge fishing nets left on the beach in Ha Long
"Beautiful, totally worth it, shame about the litter. We thoroughly enjoyed our overnight cruise in Ha Long Bay and would recommend this experience....
On August 30-31, IUCN and partners organized the third coastal clean-up on four small islands in Hang Trai: Ang Du, Hai Cua, Cay Bang, and Hon Cua Kenh. With the enthusiastic participation of more...
salida_marina_la_paloma_Uruguay whales OCC-Uruguay
CEESP News - by Fiona Wilton, OCC-Uruguay Over the last decade, OCC-Uruguay has developed a collaborative, participatory and youth-focussed approach...
  Having identified the major threats to ocean and marine life along Uruguay’s Atlantic coast, OCC has worked to establish both the legislative foundations, inter-institutional and public...
Golden Snub Nosed Monkey, Hubei Shennongjia, China
With the introduction on 26 September of its comprehensive programme, China’s national park system enters its implementation phase. This raises...
What are national parks? National parks are among the most important types of nature reserve in China. Construction and development are prohibited in these areas and it is here that ecological...
A man checks a trap with several crabs in it
In celebration of World Tourism Day on 27th September 2017, JW Marriott Phuket Resort and Spa together with International Union for Conservation of...
Marriott has been purchasing black crabs and other sustainable seafood from the Pu Dam community since 2014. “We take great care and effort when it comes to where our fish and seafood is sourced...
Butterfly Life Cycle
IUCN, in collaboration with the Phuket Marriott Resort and Spa, Merlin Beach has established a unique conservation-oriented Butterfly Sanctuary on...
The goal of this project is to augment the wild population of native butterflies by providing the host plants needed for developing caterpillars and the flowering nectar plants that the adult...
IUCN provides knowledge products and tools to help businesses and policy makers adopt practices that conserve nature and generate benefits for people who depend on natural resources....
Participants attended the leadership committee meeting
On May 5, IUCN organized the fourth leadership committee meeting of Ha Long-Cat Ba Alliance (HLCBA).  The meeting marked the end of the first phase (...
Opening the meeting, Craig Hart, Deputy Mission Director of USAID/Vietnam, reaffirmed that the mission of the Alliance is to create a platform to connect stakeholders including local authorities,...
Tour guides received certificates after 1st training workshop organised by IUCN in Feb 2017
IUCN, through USAID funded Ha Long – Cat Ba Alliance, is calling for the application from tour guides in the training workshop on the biodiversity...
The call is open to local tour guides of travel agents, Ha Long Bay Management Board and Cat Ba National Park. The lead trainer of the training workshop is Dr. Jaap J. Vermeulen, one of the world...

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