The #IY2017 promoted tourism’s role in the following five key areas:

(1) Inclusive and sustainable economic growth

(2) Social inclusiveness, employment and poverty reduction

(3) Resource efficiency, environmental protection and climate change

(4) Cultural values, diversity and heritage

(5) Mutual understanding, peace and security.

Ecotourism Resort Idea

Plastic Reduction in USVI

International Ecotourism Conference

Virtual Tourism as New Geography class for TEDx

USF Water, Food, Energy NEXUS