Theme: Capacity building
Posted Date : 12th March, 2020
In its third edition, the Meeting for the Development of Cycling Tourism 2020 is an event dedicated to the promotion of bicycle tourism in Brazil through the qualification of the actors and the generation of research capable of offering subsidies for the expansion of this market. The event will deal with Governance for Regional Development […]
Posted Date : 6th March, 2020
The survey is conducted to glean the information from all around the world and from all the tourism sub-sectors. It will provide an overarching preview of the current situation of the carried-out activities on how the Sustainable Development Goals are incorporated into tourism. The results will pave the way towards consolidating the existing initiatives and […]
Posted Date : 25th February, 2020
NowHow is an invitation to bring the SDGs to life by applying values that for centuries have supported the sustainability of communities in rural Japan. Visitors invited to a small village in the mountains of northeast Japan are encouraged to see themselves as community interns. They learn about local culture and history, work alongside people […]
Posted Date : 18th February, 2020
The tourism industry or sector, has been acclaimed, touted and empirically proven to be one of the social, economic and business sectors. That has a huge potential, capacity and can actually create and offer sustainable employment opportunities for the army of less or uneducated, unskilled and semi-skilled labor force. One of such critical, groups, but […]
Posted Date : 17th February, 2020
The initiative by name of Promoting Innovation for Productive Employment in Tourism Sector (PIPETS) aims to increase productive employment opportunities for jobless people in the key priority areas of the tourism sector for the economic development of Rwanda. The PIPETS project is set to achieve this by innovatively develop workforce employability competencies besides product market […]
Posted Date : 8th January, 2020
Taste & Travel offers authentic culinary experiencies with local taste and social sense in Mexico and we are expanding into the Latam region. Local Taste: we work with traditional cooks, usually women, from all the regions in Mexico Social Sense: we invest 1% of all our revenues in the purchase of crafts from local women […]
Posted Date : 17th December, 2019
The Art Industry is underplayed and does not get the recognition that it deserves considering the role that it plays in cultural sustainability and its contribution to the economic growth of the country. As a result artists struggle to be seen and appreciated and often do not have the resources or capacity to promote and […]
Posted Date : 22nd November, 2019
In November 2018, the Swisscontact Tourism Advisory Services and Trainings team executed an assignment in the South American country of Guyana, contracted by the Guyana Tourism Authority (GTA). Objectives of the assignment were on-the-job training for strategic destination assessment, training for a “Living Destination Development & Management Action Plan (LiDDMAP)” and the anchoring of this […]
Posted Date : 5th November, 2019
Swisscontact implemented the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs’ WISATA project in Indonesia since 2010. The objective was to develop first one, then four tourism destinations, thereby creating the conditions for more jobs and better income opportunities. Ruedi Nuetzi directed the project since the very beginning, before closing it down in summer 2018. Read the […]
Posted Date : 5th November, 2019
Through the WISATA programme in Indonesia, several Destination Management Organisations received support on various levels. Read here the interviews with DMO Flores and IWG Networks from Wakatobi. They want to develop their islands into leading eco-destinations in South East Asia.