The United Nations General Assembly declared 2017 the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development.

The GRACIASS EcoTurismo ’17 initiative promotes sustainable tourism through integrative best practices.

Kickoff: January 14-21, 2017 in Cancun, Mexico

Initial topics –

  • Lessons learned from Central Park
  • Conservation Marketing in a 21st century neuroscience context
  • Exploiting excess capacity through Citizen Science
  • Investing in childhood development of sci-art
  • Putting the spirit in spiritual environmental leadership
  • Tuning in with Sound Walks
  • Unintended consequences of Voluntourism