Travel Unity aligns with select Sustainable Development Goals from the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which build on the Millennium Development Goals.

No Poverty

“End poverty in all its forms everywhere”

Travel Unity believes that travel can benefit individuals as a means of personal and professional development, as well as businesses and communities by bringing in needed revenue.

TARGETS

1.4

By 2030, ensure that all men and women, in particular the poor and the vulnerable, have equal rights to economic resources, as well as access to basic services, ownership and control over land and other forms of property, inheritance, natural resources, appropriate new technology and financial services, including microfinance

How Travel Unity Helps

 

Through its work with destinations, Travel Unity advocates for individuals in lower socioeconomic areas to be able to tell their stories to be empowered through media and increasing access to the benefits of tourism.

Quality Education

“Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all”

Travel is an industry with opportunities for people of all skill and education levels. Travel Unity works with organizations to help educate those looking for positions in travel/hospitality.

TARGETS

4.4

By 2030, substantially increase the number of youth and adults who have relevant skills, including technical and vocational skills, for employment, decent jobs and entrepreneurship

4.5

By 2030, eliminate gender disparities in education and ensure equal access to all levels of education and vocational training for the vulnerable, including persons with disabilities, indigenous peoples and children in vulnerable situations

4.7

By 2030, ensure that all learners acquire the knowledge and skills needed to promote sustainable development, including, among others, through education for sustainable development and sustainable lifestyles, human rights, gender equality, promotion of a culture of peace and non-violence, global citizenship and appreciation of cultural diversity and of culture’s contribution to sustainable development

How Travel Unity Helps

 

Travel Unity works with young people, high schools, colleges, and workforce development organizations to spread knowledge and provide opportunities for advancement in tourism and hospitality careers.

Decent Work and Economic Growth

“Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all”

As the biggest industry in the world, travel has unparalleled reach when it comes to economic impact.

TARGETS

8.2

Achieve higher levels of economic productivity through diversification, technological upgrading and innovation, including through a focus on high-value added and labour-intensive sectors

8.5

By 2030, achieve full and productive employment and decent work for all women and men, including for young people and persons with disabilities, and equal pay for work of equal value

8.6

By 2020, substantially reduce the proportion of youth not in employment, education or training

8.9

By 2030, devise and implement policies to promote sustainable tourism that creates jobs and promotes local culture and products

How Travel Unity Helps

 

In SDG Target 8.9, sustainable tourism is specifically cited as an industry that “creates jobs and promotes local culture and products”.

Through its work from micro to macro, Travel Unity pushes for progress on this goal.

Reduced Inequalities

“Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all”

Travel Unity works not only to help educate people on positions within travel, but also trajectories to enter management positions, as well as seek out entrepreneurial opportunities.

TARGETS

10.2

By 2030, empower and promote the social, economic and political inclusion of all, irrespective of age, sex, disability, race, ethnicity, origin, religion or economic or other status

How Travel Unity Helps

Travel Unity is a voice for bringing people of all backgrounds and abilities into the world of travel, both as a means of personal growth and as a career path.