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Astrotourism for Community Development – Call for Collaboration

Astrotourism for Community Development project implemented in India in collaboration with Mountain Homestays and Global Himalayan Expedition

As the tourism sector recovers from the global pandemic, astrotourism offers new opportunities for both the industry and local communities. The IAU OAD strives to work with astronomy and tourism players to create benefits for rural communities. The world was ill-prepared for the human, economic, and social havoc wreaked by the global COVID-19 pandemic. One […]

A Design Manual for Astrotourism Experiences

astrotourism manual

“A Design Manual For Astro-tourism Experiences” is an astrotourism manual that offers guidance and knowledge on improving the quality, appeal, and diversity of the astro-tourism experiences that may be designed and implemented in different local settings. It is primarily aimed at owners, managers, or decision-makers of institutions that offer astronomical tourism experiences today, including tourism […]