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CONTENTS 4 Forewords 5 Taleb Rifai, Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) 6 Ángel Pes, President of the United Nations Global Compact Network Spain 8 Tourism. A factor for growth and development 10 Tourism. A key sector in the world 12 International tourism. Growth and diversification 15 International tourism. A booming export sector 16 Tourism in Spain. A key factor for economic and social development 18 What are the Sustainable Development Goals? 20 From the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 22 The SDGs and the companies of the tourism sector 25 Challenges of the tourism sector 28 Opportunities for the tourism sector 30 How can companies of the tourism sector contribute to the SDGs? 40 Examples of actions to guide the tourism sector 44 Tools for working on the SDGs 45 Good practices 46 About the UNWTO and the United Nations Global Compact 48 World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) 48 United Nations Global Compact 49 Initiatives the World Tourism Organization 50 Specific initiatives of the United Nations Global Compact


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