08 Dec Financing solutions to support tourism SMEs striving to invest in sustainability
The webinar “Financing sustainable development in tourism SMEs” aims at raising awareness of political actors, private investors, developers and operators on the need to establish financing and investment schemes for sustainable tourism development. It shares experience of countries development and adoption of guidelines for sustainable investments in and an investment-friendly macro-economic policy framework (e.g. subsidies, tax incentives) which promote more resource efficient and sustainable tourism operation and performance. The focus is made on small and medium enterprises (SMEs), as they are the backbone of the tourism industry.