Make memories, take photos and leave only footprints

One of the world’s the fastest growing economic sectors, tourism holds opportunities for all if conducted sustainably.

Around 2 billion people travel each year for tourism purposes. Travel and tourism connect people and bring the world closer through shared experiences, cultural awareness and community building.

Tourism is one of the fastest growing economic sectors in the world, generating opportunities for all. It spurs development of a region and is a key driver for socio-economic progress while contributing directly to the Sustainable Development Goals.

But tourism also has a downside. Many popular destinations are threatened by increasing pollution, environmental hazards, damage to heritage sites and overuse of resources.

Wherever we go, let’s remember to make good memories and be responsible visitors so future generations can experience all the beautiful things our planet has to offer in the same way we did.

Read full story published on UNDP on 26th September 22 here