Considering how we grow amidst the threats facing destinations, we have decided to reach for the opportunity to upgrade and extend our programme. This is why we have launched the Global Destination Sustainability Movement.
“A unique and innovative approach to driving sustainability through competition – and with potential beyond the industry.” This is what judges had to say about the winning entry to the IMEX-EIC Innovation in Sustainability Award.
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has hit the tourism sector hard, putting more than 100 million jobs at risk; as countries begin to recover, new UN recommendations advise that the tourism sector builds back better, continuing its push to fight plastic pollution.
MCI is pleased to present the 2019 Digital Sustainability Report closing the decade of sustainability. Within the past ten years, MCI organised close to 1,000 events around sustainable topics or with integrated sustainable processes. The company received 24 industry awards for sustainability.
The Global Destination Sustainability Index (GDS-Index), celebrated the launch of the Global Destination Sustainability Movement (GDS-Movement), a platform to promote and develop the regenerative thinking and practices that will support destinations of the future.
The Global Destination Sustainability Index (GDS-Index), announces growth, launches the 2020 criteria, and opens the benchmarking period for business tourism and events cities. The new 2020 criteria incorporate 69 qualitative and quantitative parameters to map, measure and benchmark sustainability.
5 Mega Trends that Destination Management Organisations (DMOs) will have to consider if they want to stop patching a chronically leaking boat, and instead design a new and more resilient vessel to navigate the complex global currents of change.
After all these months of hard work and dedication we would like to share with you some of the unique insights we have gained on the current and future trends of sustainability in 47 destinations worldwide.
Are we arriving at a moment when we – the events industry has to admit there is an elephant is in the room? The elephant being that our entire business model is almost entirely built on the need for our clients to fly for us to be profitable.
The Global Destination Sustainability Movement is a transformation platform that engages, inspires and enables destinations to become more regenerative, flourishing and resilient places to visit, meet and live in.