Developing national and local capacities for planning and implementation of sustainable community based tourism in Turkey.
Sharing and caring for heritage around Lake Ohrid
A report on a unique EU funded, UNESCO World Heritage Centre coordinated, project supporting mixed heritage in the Central Balkans 2014-2017. The dramatic landscapes around Lake Ohrid, which form the borderlands between Albania and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, have long been recognized as holding unique values, both in terms of cultural and natural […]
UNESCO + Geoparks – together at last
After almost a decade of dating, UNESCO and the Global Geoparks Network are engaged, and have finally set the date for their wedding. Here at Touch TD we are really happy about it, and we’re going to tell you why. Earlier in April the UNESCO Executive Board sat for its 196th session where it made […]
Onboard with Seabourn!
This year luxury cruise company, Seabourn entered a new partnership with UNESCO to support and promote sustainable tourism principles at the world heritage sites visited by its 5 ships. As part of the connection, Seabourn invites ‘distinguished speakers and expert guest lecturers’ to provide its passengers with in-depth insights into the sites visited and around […]
12th European Geoparks Network (EGN) conference
Touch TD were pleased to participate again at the EGN conference, hosted this year by the Cilento and Vallo di Diano Geopark in the Campania region of Italy. With the European network now expanded to 58 individual geoparks stretching over all corners of the continent, this annual gathering is the key event to meet, learn […]