New opportunities are emerging for net-zero tourism as travelers in Asia and the Pacific now demand sustainable options and are willing to spend more to shrink their carbon footprint as well as support local communities.
28 April 2023
11 April 2023
UNWTO sees visitor arrivals nearing pre-pandemic levels in some regions but notes slow recovery in Asia–Pacific.
14 March 2023
Ensuring the tourism sector adapts to climate change impacts could be both challenging and complicated, but industry players are already finding ways to mitigate climate impacts on their bottom line.
21 February 2023
ADB and Thailand organize training to help tourism MSMEs adopt digital technologies to analyze consumer data, market services, and boost profitability.
10 February 2023
Priority projects include renewable energy, green enterprises, sustainable tourism, low-carbon transport, and high-quality agro-fisheries production.
12 December 2022
The 2‑year communications plan seeks to build traveler awareness that destinations in the subregions are open, safe, and easy to visit.
07 October 2022
Private and public sector leaders from across the Greater Mekong Subregion will assess how to rebuild tourism resilience.
05 October 2022
The islands need to determine their capacity limits for tourism to reduce pressure on marine ecosystems.
12 August 2022
Advancing a sustainable blue economy entails developing a globally recognized taxonomy, attracting much-needed private capital into blue projects, and generating a healthy project pipeline.
06 July 2022
Coastal and marine tourism is under threat from over-extraction, environmental degradation, climate change and other sources, including consumer behavior, warns Wouter Schalken, senior sustainable tourism specialist at ADB.
22 June 2022
The industry should look beyond economic aspects, writes Kevin Phun, director at the Centre for Responsible Tourism.
06 June 2022
Health ministers agree to work toward mutual recognition of COVID-19 vaccination certificates in the region.