UNWTO Training Course on Biodiversity Based Tourism Product Development


5 July 2011 - 7 July 2011

UNWTO Headquarters

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is organizing a Training Course on Biodiversity Based Tourism Product Development. This Course aims to transfer knowledge on:

• How to harmonize tourism development and conservation and sustainable use of biological diversity,
• How to increase local participation in tourism development, in particular in ecologically, socially and economically sensitive areas,
• How to design and market biodiversity based tourism products,
• How can the tourism sector at the local level contribute to mitigation of Green House Gases (GHG) and adapt to climate change impacts.

The course will take place at the UNWTO’s Headquarters from 5 - 7 July 2011.

Attached is the provisional programme nº1, and a registration form to be returned by Wednesday, 15 June 2011 at the latest, to nauber@unwto.de. Any additional information concerning the meeting could be addressed to the UNWTO Consulting Unit on Tourism and Biodiversity on Tel: +49 228 815 0550, Fax: +49 228 815 0554, or email: nauber@unwto.de.