Theme: Agriculture
Posted Date : 5th January, 2021
Since 2004, the Entlebuch alpine herders (“Älpler”) have been bringing their cattle down from the alp to the valley together. Seven proud Älpler families take part in the Entlebucher Alpabzug with their approximately 250 festively decorated animals. In Schüpfheim more than 10’000 locals and guests await to warmly welcome them. Yodelers, alphorn blowers, traditional dance […]
Posted Date : 28th December, 2020
You are invited to an open digital “igitaramo” – which is the Rwandan word for an occasion when people of diverse cultures come together to share their stories. A concept fitting perfect into the idea of OUR FUTURE. The aim with OUR FUTURE is to open up for conversations between communities and destinations around the […]
Posted Date : 22nd December, 2020
The Korporation Uri, one of the largest landowners in the canton of Uri, is a central partner for the Uri Holiday Region. The property of the Korporation covers almost all alpine pastures, most of the forest, lakes and streams as well as agricultural land on the valley floor. These valuable natural assets represent a significant […]
Posted Date : 14th December, 2020
Swiss nature parks regularly organize volunteering events for companies that strive to contribute to environmental sustainability by actively engaging their employees in this cause. Participants help to maintain valuable natural and cultural landscapes in Swiss parks. In doing so they get to know the park, exchange ideas with the local population and enjoy regional specialities. […]
Posted Date : 10th December, 2020
La Route Verte is a 7-day e-bike itinerary that leads tourists from Schaffhausen to Geneva through the Jura Arc’s six Regional Nature Parks. For every stage, a “living landscape” is presented and presents how a landscape (for example the vineyards of the Blauburgunderland in Schaffhause Nature Park) is maintained by local people who work hand […]
Posted Date : 30th November, 2020
The Vajra Eco Resort is a breeding ground for sustainable entrepreneurship. Nepal is not only in need of educated young people but also of those who are interested in creating new jobs as entrepreneurs. With this in mind, the project of building a sustainable hotel complex was initiated. Apprentices from all sectors have the opportunity […]
Posted Date : 8th October, 2020
2020 marks the ‘Year of Tourism and Rural Development’, a theme shared with this year’s World Tourism Day. The sustainability of tourism in rural areas will only be successful if a comprehensive, inclusive planning strategy is adopted and implemented based on a multi-action and multi-stakeholder participatory approach. UNWTO used the occasion of World Tourism Day […]
Posted Date : 28th September, 2020
As part of the Geneva Trade Week 2020 and coinciding with the World Tourism Day 2020, there will be a special session on Gastronomy and Tourism in Supply Chains on 30th September 2020 at 9.00 am. Register and join via WebEx HERE Prior to the travel disruptions of Covid-19, economies all over the world were […]
Posted Date : 21st July, 2020
The United Nations Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development identifies sustainable tourism as one of the sectors for achieving the sustainability goals. Under the goal 8, dedicated to promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all, through the target 8.9 the Agenda 2030 suggests “devise and implement policies […]
Posted Date : 22nd May, 2020
This is not the first time this has happened—since time immemorial, tourism has been affected due to communicable diseases. No pandemic or plague or natural disaster has affected tourism like Black Plagues of the 14th century, or even 1918’s Spanish Flu, which killed tens of millions of people worldwide and ruined economies including tourism sector. […]