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Start now Current News Letter of Concern regarding Uganda Anti-Homosexuality BillThe Roundtable initiated a letter of concern signed by 28 tour operators and tourism stakeholders to the government in Uganda.more …Studiosus Talk "Climate Protection - A Human Right?" - Opening Statement by Michel WindfuhrMicheal Windfuhr, Deputy Director, German Institute for Human Rights on the need to consider climate protection as a human right.more …Webinar | Launch Destination Risk MapCheck out the new Destination Risk Map, launched during our webinar on Wednesday, 19 April 2023, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm CESTmore …Webinar I Launch Online Guideline - Responsible Tourism in Oppressive RegimesCheck out the new guideline "Responsible Tourism in Oppressive Regimes", launched during our webinar on the 28.03.more …Press Release: These New Offers Will Help Tour OperatorsThe Roundtable Human Rights in Tourism announces the launches of new products, which will be presented in webinars in March and April. The online guideline "Tourism in Oppressive Regimes" and the "Destination Risk Map" will broaden the vast repertoire of offers for the tourism industry. At this year's ITB, visitors can get exclusive insight.more …ITB 2023: Visit us at our stall and session!Visit us in Hall: 4.1b, Stand number: 201, Watch our Session: 08 March, 04:40-05:00 PM at ITB Lighthouse Stage Hall 4.1more …Christmas BreakThe Roundtable office will be closed from 20 December to 9 January. We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year and look forward to supporting you again in 2023. more …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-Universitymore …We welcome a new member: give & growThe 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 TourismSummary of the workshop "How to improve grievance management in the tourism value chain” on 10 November 2022.more …PreviousNext SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTER 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 initiateprocesses of recognising human rights issues and responsibilities in the tourism sector and promotes human rights due diligence amongst tour operatorsdevelopcriteria 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 guidelinessupportthe 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 transferencouragetravellers, businesses, investors, educators, students and responsible politicians to respect human rights in tourism by raising awareness in the public and the mediaPreviousNext More ... 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"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"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 — OERVPreviousNext Newsletter Always be up to date and get the latest news and details about upcoming Roundtable webinars, events and projects. Click here to subsribe.