Following the recent United Nations IPCC report, this Skift article underscores that tourism has nine years left to safeguard its future, needing to "snap out of its inertia", or it will have its "fate sealed".
As the article states, "no other industry has been as well-positioned as tourism in witnessing and suffering the far-reaching impacts of climate change, the greatest threat to its raison d’etre: irreversible damage to natural resources, communities, cultural sights, wildlife and protected areas — all the elements that draw travellers. And yet, since pre-pandemic the global tourism industry has dragged its feet in confronting the climate crisis or acknowledging its role in it."
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