Lombok Tourism Polytechnic
Lombok Tourism Polytechnic is a vocational higher institution under the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy, Republic of Indonesia. They promote sustainable tourism by conducting research, increases awareness among tourism stakeholders/ tourism actors in promoting sustainable tourism actions through community services and action programs, and improves knowledge and skills of students and tourism actors in the implication of sustainable tourism concepts and the damage and impacts of plastic waste to the environment. Their initiative aims to raise awareness about recycling. They also conducted aligned campaigns, which they promoted through social media.
Global Tourism Plastics Initiative
In the framework of the Global Tourism Plastics Initiative, Lombok Tourism Polytechnic commits to:
- Encouraging affiliated organisations and businesses or partners to join the GTPI by communicating through social media and in person first on campus and then in the larger community and with industries and government bodies in the tourism destination.
- Advising and guiding affiliated organisations and businesses or partners to better manage plastics in their operations through practices, criteria, standards and/or policies, and support them to implement their commitments to the GTPI when applicable.
- Communicating successes to affiliated organizations and businesses or partners, travellers, and key local stakeholders.