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World Heritage Alliance - UN Foundation & Expedia partnership supports sustainable tourism

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The video explains the two aims of the World Heritage Alliance and describes sustainable tourism as the point of intersection between three groups of people.

The World Heritage Alliance was created by the United Nations Foundation and Expedia Inc in 2005. The aims are, first, to raise awareness amongst travellers and the travel industry on the importance of protecting and preserving the world’s 850 officially designated World Heritage sites. Secondly the aim is to help surrounding communities to achieve economic development through sustainable tourism.