Towards a More Sustainable Tourism Model in Central Asia

Building Capacities, Creating Awareness, Introducing Technology The Central Asian countries present considerable opportunities to become major tourist destinations due to their unique cultural, historical, archaeological, and natural attractions and heritage. While Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Tajikistan have strategically utilised tourism to drive economic growth, the sector still faces numerous challenges, including lack of supply chain and […]

SWITCH-Asia Housing video

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“Environmental certification procedures and sustainable tourism management issues” – challenges and expectations at the national level in Uzbekistan

On October 4th, 2019 President Shavkat Mirziyoyev had approved Uzbekistan’s Strategy of transition to a “green” economy for 2019-2030. “The low level of energy efficiency of the economy, irrational consumption of natural resources, slow technology upgrades, not active participation of small businesses in the implementation of innovative solutions for the development of a green economy […]

Roundtable on “Environmental Certification Procedures and Sustainable Tourism Management Issues– the challenges and the expectations at National level” in Nur Sultan.

Business and state bodies discussed the development of sustainable tourism in Kazakhstan Nur Sultan, 22 December 2020 – Today, the Eurasian Tourism Association as part of the MOST project (A model for sustainable tourism in Central Asia: Building Capacities, Creating Awareness, Introducing technology) of the European Union’s SwithAsia program held a roundtable on “Environmental Certification […]

A Model for Sustainable Tourism in Central Asia – First Year Summary

The Challenge The former Soviet Asian States present considerable opportunities to become a major tourist destination in the way of unique cultural, historical, archaeological, and natural attractions. Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Tajikistan have strategically utilised tourism for driving economic growth. However, the sector faces a lot of problems and challenges. The most important are the lack […]

TRAINING SEMINARS

On GSTC for sustainable tourism, relevant standards as well as on green
procurement.
The Global Sustainable Tourism Council criteria serve as the global baseline standards for sustainability in travel and tourism.