UIf Sonntag was part of the panel on "Climate Change, Heat Waves, and Fires: Influence on the Tourism Industry" and "Sustainable Business Travel" at the GSTC Seville (Global Sustainable Tourism Council) on 13 December 2022. […] Read more
The 2nd prize of the jury of the German Tourism Association (DTV) goes this year to TourismusMarketing Niedersachsen GmbH. "The adaptation strategies for tourism in Lower Saxony are a trend-setting initiative of a state tourism organisation that takes a structured look at the consequences of climate change on tourism and sensitises and supports travel regions and service providers with a remarkable range of tools," said Norbert Kunz. "An important process has been initiated here, because the question has long been not whether climate change will affect German tourism in particular, but how and where." In addition to preparatory online workshops, four regional conferences have been held in the near past, at which the respective local actors were able to present topic-related practical examples. Now the final conference will take place at the beginning of July. […] Read more
On the occasion of the recently completed final report, the Umweltbundesamt, together with the Bundesministerium für Umwelt, Naturschutz und nukleare Sicherheit, published a press release highlighting the importance of the study "Folgen des Klimawandels für den Tourismus" (Consequences of Climate Change for Tourism). The NIT published it together with the Potsdam Institute für Klimafolgenforschung and the Alpenforschungsinstitut under the direction of Fresh-Thought-Consulting. […] Read more
Germanys international broadcast Deutsche Welle recently featured an interview with Wolfgang Günther on climate change and tourism.