Home sharing can negate the need for so many new hotels, and thus mitigate the harmful effects that superfluous construction has on the environment.
Tourism and ecotourism must facilitate public private development projects for energy, waste water, and solid waste management to ensure improvements in public health and well-being.
There needs to be a breakthrough program to raise funds based on lower impacts investment opportunities.
From COP22: Tourism must be part of the global effort to manage carbon and prevent the rising of global temperatures over 2 degrees centigrade.
The Next Megatrend: Sustainability as a Game Changer for the Hospitality and Tourism Sector was the theme of the 2011 Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association‘s Annual General Meeting lunch held at the Hilton Barbados on June 8.