On June 20th, eco-union association, IDDRI and FFEM/AFD are organizing the first Blue Tourism Forum at AFD’s offices in Paris. During the day, one conference and three round-table discussions will be organized to present the conclusions of the report Blue Tourism: towards a sustainable coastal and maritime tourism in regional seas and to present recommendations and experiences on the sustainability of tourism in coastal and marine environment. After the investigations carried out on maritime and coastal tourism in regional seas we will discuss about how to implement the most effective solutions for a rapid conversion of the tourism industry towards sustainability. Experts and practitioners of sustainable tourism will be invited to share their analysis and experiences during three thematic round tables :

    • International experiences on sustainable maritime tourism (facilitated by eco-union)
    • Marine regions and governance on maritime and coastal tourism (facilitated by IDDRI)
    • Citizen sciences and sustainable tourism (facilitated by Planète Mer)