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Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable By 2050, seven out of every ten people will be living in urban areas.17 Tourism requires accessible urban infrastructures for all, with well-preserved heritage and it can help promote the regeneration of marginal areas. To respond to this demand, companies in the sector are interested in promoting sustainable cities as well as green and resilient infrastructure (more efficient, safe and accessible transport for all, green areas and safe public spaces, among others). Tourism in cities contributes to transforming the urban landscape through the renewal of public spaces, public infrastructure and connectivity, the development of local services and recreational facilities. It stimulates innovation, the use of technologies and advances the concept of smart cities that not only creates a quality experience for visitors, but also improves the quality of life of the local population. 35 THE TOURISM SECTOR AND THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS What are the sustainable development goals? 17 International Guidelines on Urban and Territorial Planning (Nairobi: UN-Habitat, 2015) We have launched an online and offline c-learning movement with minube School, a collaborative learning initiative to co-create a responsible and sustainable tourism industry. 2017 will be the International Year of Sustainable Tourism and our work should be aimed at achieving each of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), especially Goal 11: Sustainable cities and communities Raúl Jimenez CEO and Founder Minube Read more We have before us the new model for tourism destinations of the 21st century: the Smart Tourism Destination Antonio López President SEGITTUR Read more


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