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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.

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Organizations relating to Travel

European Travel Press / Est. 1993
Association for the Study of Travel in Egypt and the Near East / Est. 1997
International Pan-travel Consulting
Europese Confederatie van Lederwaren Fabrikanten
European Travel Offices and Hotels Associations
Protocol to the Convention on the Contract for the International Carriage of Passengers and Luggage by Inland Waterways / Est. 1978
Up With People / Est. 1965
Islamic Chamber Council for Leather
Union internationale des travailleurs du cuir / Est. 1914
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 / Est. 1977
Trade Union International Committee for Workers Travel and Leisure
International Federation of National Associations of Passenger Transport by Rope Railways / Est. 1954
EURFORUM / Est. 2006
Intergovernmental Sub-Group on Hides and Skins
International Federation of Leather Guilds / Est. 1966
International Furriers Federation / Est. 1894
IHD International
International Convention Concerning the Carriage of Passengers and Luggage by Rail / Est. 1924
International Student Travel Confederation / Est. 1949
Cultural Travel Organizations International
Asia Pacific Travel Health Society / Est. 1996
European Working Group on School Provision for Gypsies and Travellers / Est. 1991

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World Problems relating to Travel

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Exhausting commuter travel
Lack of airport and travel security
Desynchronization of bodily rhythm by international travel
Travellers' enhanced risk of disease
Reservation overbooking
Inadequate transportation facilities for rural communities
Prohibited travel for women
Tourist consumption of endangered plants and animals
Excessive frontier formalities in international travel
Discriminatory targeting of travellers by border control officials
Disease risks of tropical travel
Unrestricted travel
Unethical practices concerning movement of people
Penalties for travelling without documents
Fraudulent acquisition or use of passports
Unethical practices in tourism
Prohibitive cost of travel documents
Excessive animal sanitary regulations in international travel
Restricting travel image
Travel goods and handbags shortage
Taxation on travel
Instability in trade of travel goods
Travel delays
Excessive work-related travel
Travel restrictions

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
Developing tourism
Limiting image of travel
Implementing global travel schemes
Conducting varied travel experiences
Abolishing unethical practices concerning movement of people
Providing dependable scheduled 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
Organizing regularly scheduled travel
Exposing criminal involvement in travel abuses
Reporting malpractice of travel agents

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