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UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 13: Climate Action


Travel is the movement of people between distant geographical locations. Travel can be done by foot, bicycle, automobile, train, boat, bus, airplane, ship or other means, with or without luggage, and can be one way or round trip. Travel can also include relatively short stays between successive movements, as in the case of tourism.

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Organizations relating to Travel

European Travel Press / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1993
Association for the Study of Travel in Egypt and the Near East / Duns, UK / Est. 1997
Protocol to the Convention on the Contract for the International Carriage of Passengers and Luggage by Inland Waterways / Est. 1978
Up With People / Denver CO, USA / Est. 1965
Money Orders and Postal Travellers Cheques Agreement, 1979 / Est. 1979
Swedish Society Against Painful Experiments on Animals / Est. 1882
Working Group on Tourism and Development / Basel, Switzerland / Est. 1977
International Federation of National Associations of Passenger Transport by Rope Railways / Francin, France / Est. 1954
Intergovernmental Sub-Group on Hides and Skins
International Federation of Leather Guilds / Okeechobee FL, USA / Est. 1966
IHD International / Schiphol, Netherlands
International Convention Concerning the Carriage of Passengers and Luggage by Rail / Est. 1924
Asia Pacific Travel Health Society / Singapore, Singapore / Est. 1996
International Society of Travel Medicine / Dunwoody GA, USA / Est. 1991
Asia Pacific Travel Retail Association / Singapore, Singapore / Est. 2005
Agreement on General Conditions for the International Carriage of Passengers by Bus / Est. 1970
World Youth Student and Educational Travel Confederation / Amsterdam, Netherlands
Athens Convention Relating to the Carriage of Passengers and Their Luggage by Sea / London, UK / Est. 1974
Exchange of Notes Constituting an Agreement Relating to Scientific Investigations of the Fur Seals in the North Pacific Ocean / Est. 1952
International World Travellers Club / Ben Arous, Tunisia / Est. 1982
Road Scholar - Elderhostel / Boston MA, USA / Est. 1975
American Society of Travel Agents / Alexandria VA, USA / Est. 1931
Federation of ASEAN Travel Associations / Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
International Council of Hides, Skins and Leather Traders Associations / Paris, France / Est. 1929
Pacific Area Travel Writers Association / Delhi, India

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World Problems relating to Travel

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Discriminatory targeting of travellers by border control officials
Travellers' enhanced risk of disease
Fraudulent acquisition or use of passports

Action Strategies relating to Travel

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Protecting against travel health hazards
Decreasing population mobility
Decreasing travel to workplace
Setting safety standards for air travel
Coordinating tourism legislation
Developing international youth tourism
Assisting travelling
Developing tourism
Limiting image of travel
Implementing global travel schemes
Conducting varied travel experiences
Providing travel opportunities
Abolishing unethical practices concerning movement of people
Providing dependable scheduled travel
Risking travel
Travelling illegally
Attracting potential travel dollars
Applying animal sanitary regulations in international travel
Studying disease transmission by international travel
Facilitating resident pedestrian travel
Avoiding travelling hazards
Protecting pedestrians
Widening citizen travel experiences
Organizing dependable travel system

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