Resorts across the Maldives celebrate World Environment Day 2015

Resorts throughout the country celebrated World Environment Day 2015 yesterday with a host of awareness-raising activities, presentations and eco-friendly events.

UN General Assembly adopts resolution recognising contribution of sustainable tourism

The UN General Assembly on January 14 adopted by consensus a milestone resolution entitled “Promotion of sustainable tourism, including ecotourism, for poverty eradication and environment protection.” The resolution recognizes the contribution of sustainable tourism to poverty eradication, development, and protection of biodiversity, according to a press release from the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).