Human Rights and Climate Change - Linking Agendas in Tourism Online Symposium - 6. October 2022 WATCH THE RECORDING AND FIND MORE INFO Human Rights and Tourism Webinar Series Check Out More Roundtable Human Rights in Tourism Become a Member Read more Human rights risks in the tourism value chain Analyse your risks Get Started Human Rights and Tourism Information Find Resources Go To Resource Center Human Rights Impact Assessment in a destination Assess Your Impacts Go to ToolPreviousNext Human Rights matter – also in tourism „All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.“ Article 1, Universal Declaration of Human Rights Human rights issues become increasingly important in corporate governance. For many businesses in the tourist industry, it no longer matters whether but rather how they address their human rights responsibility. The Roundtable Human Rights in Tourism supports companies in their effort to implement a strategy for human rights due diligence. Commitment Read more about our principles. Start now Current News We welcome a new member: Ludwig-Maximilians-University The Roundtable is more than happy to welcome a new member. Read the statement of our new multiplier Ludwig-Maximilians-University more …We welcome a new member: give & grow The Roundtable is more than happy to welcome a new member. Read the statement of our new multiplier give & grow! more …Pracitioners' Workshop: Grievance Mechanisms in Tourism Summary of the workshop "How to improve grievance management in the tourism value chain” on 10 November 2022. more …Call for Tender: Update of our Get Started Tool and Resource Center Support us to update our Get Started Tool and our Resource Center with new cases and info. Apply until 22 August, 12.00 noon CEST. more …Online Symposium 2022 - Human Rights and Climate Change: The Benefits of Linking Both Agendas in Tourism Online event on 6 October with inputs around a human-rights-based approach to climate action in tourism. more …Participate in Our Survey on Grievance Mechanisms in Tourism We are conducting a project on grievance mechanisms in tourism, and we need your support!Please take part in this short survey, it only takes 6-8 minutes and can be filled in here anonymously. more …Webinar | Choices for Human Rights - How Tourism Businesses Can Influence & Sensitise Their Travellers Our webinar on sensitising customers to human rights issues took place 12 July 2022, 11 am - 12 pm CEST. more …Tourism is a People's Business - The Roundtable Human Rights in Tourism (Subtitles DE / ES / FR) Human rights in tourism more international: Our video: "Tourism is a People's Business -The Roundtable Human Rights in Tourism" is now available with German, Spanish and French subtitles. more …Call for Tenders: Study on non-state complaint mechanisms with practical guidance for the tourism sector Study and practical tourism-related recommendations for a threshold grievance mechanism. Apply until 16 May, 12:00 noon. more …Webinar | Tourism for Good? - Respecting Child Rights in Project Visits Our webinar on respecting child rights in project visits took place on 10 May 2022, 11 am - 12 pm CEST. Watch the recording! more …PreviousNext Who we are The Roundtable Human Rights in Tourism is a non-profit association under German law and an international multi-stakeholder initiative promoting human rights in tourism. It provides incentives for enterprises, organisations and institutions that commit themselves to respect human rights in tourism according to the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. Read more Video file What we do initiate processes of recognising human rights issues and responsibilities in the tourism sector and promotes human rights due diligence amongst tour operators develop criteria and concepts in order to implement human rights responsibility according to the UN Guidelines on Business and Human Rights, communicates them to the tourism industry and recommends them as guidelines support the implementation of human rights standards into the business practises of tour operators by creating access to good practice through dialogue and networking opportunities, valuable exchange and knowledge transfer encourage travellers, businesses, investors, educators, students and responsible politicians to respect human rights in tourism by raising awareness in the public and the media PreviousNext More ... "As the worldwide largest platform for the tourism industry it is our responsibility to care for human rights at home and in destinations. In the Roundtable we can exchange ideas with like-minded industry members and together increase our power of impact." R. Jean-Francois — ITB Berlin "If you take your responsibility for human rights due diligence in your value chain seriously as a travel company, you soon realize that you won't get far alone. The exchange of information, opinions and joint actions by various stakeholders are crucial. Peter-Mario Kubsch — Studiosus Reisen München "We support tourism for sustainable development, with human rights being a central but under researched issue. As Roundtable founding member and part of the international network we appreciate the inspiration and knowledge that supports our daily work." C. Kühhas — Naturefriends International Tourism is a people’s business. The travel industry must work on joint solutions to ensure human rights in tourism. Therefore, I invite everybody to join forces and cooperate with us in the Roundtable – together we are stronger! Tony Reyhanloo — DER Touristik Suisse "The Roundtable is a well-respected platform for trustful exchange and cooperation among different stakeholders. Joint activities and open discussions on eye-level are the basis to improve the human rights situation in tourism." Antje Monshausen — Tourism Watch, Brot für die Welt "The Roundtable is an ideal platform to share good practices and challenges of implementing human rights issues in business operations. TourCert uses this exchange to support its certified members in taking concrete actions for human rights protection." Martin Balas — TourCert "Our goal is to enable our students to integrate human rights in their work routine by providing them with knowledge. The Roundtable is the platform where we get all information, current facts and appreciated support, in a network of like-minded partners." Günter Moser — Berufsschule für Handel und Reisen "The Austrian Travel Association (ÖRV) is committed to human rights responsibility and due diligence in tourism. Not only the travellers should feel well in the holiday countries, but also the hosts who live from and with tourism." J. Peterleithner — OERV PreviousNext Newsletter Always be up to date and get the latest news and details about upcoming Roundtable webinars, events and projects. Click here to subsribe.