The impact generated by the Tourism sector goes beyond the more obvious benefits derived through direct spending on aspects like accommodation, entertainment, culture, transportation.
As COP27 goes full-steam ahead, countries are taking a long hard look at their emissions targets. The transport sector clocks in at 24% of total emissions and has seen the largest increase in emissions from 1970-2018. What can we do to help cities run off fumes?
Countries across the world are now gearing up to face the most profound shared challenge in generations: climate change. The road to net zero will be paved with innovative green technologies – the bread and butter of the green entrepreneur. With the right policy support, these entrepreneurs can drive the green transition.
Russia’s war in Ukraine is a humanitarian catastrophe. It is also sending shockwaves through the global economy. The tourism sector, which directly accounts for nearly 7% of jobs in the OECD is likely to be among the hardest hit – again. How can policy makers address this new crisis?
COVID-19 stigmatised public transport as unable to preserve physical distancing and therefore health. Although some studies suggest the probability of becoming infected while using public transport is lower than in other closed spaces, many people are still staying away from buses, trains and subways.