Theme: Capacity building
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 : 12th December, 2019
The Sustainable Tourism Africa Summit is an annual event whose purpose is modelling a sustainable future for tourism in Africa. The event brings together, for 3 days, tourism stakeholder from Africa and the rest of the world for the one purpose. The Sustainable Tourism Africa Summit features sustainable tourism masterclasses, presentation, workshops, side events, exhibitions […]
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.
Posted Date : 15th October, 2019
Do you know how to make chocolate? When you visit Oveng lodge camp (a beautiful eco tourism camp in Cameroon), you can participate in a chocolate making workshop. The young Master who gave us the workshop for 1h30 minutes is very professional and teaches you the technique step by step. The site is also housing […]
Posted Date : 14th October, 2019
The Australia’s South West Sustainable Tourism Observatory (ASWTO) is the first of its kind in Australia and will be hosted by the Tourism Research Cluster of Curtin University supporting the formulation and implementation of sustainable tourism policies, strategies and management processes through continuous and systematic measurement of sustainability indicators. The observatory is supported by a […]
Posted Date : 8th October, 2019
As a new Community Ambassador for the Communities SGDs Ambassador Sustainability Objectives of the Youth Kmer Volunteers for SDGs program, throughout this year I will continue to teach and educate on the principles and tips of sustainable tourism. This tourism creates sustainable jobs in the community, respects the local culture and respects the environment. Obviously […]
Posted Date : 25th September, 2019
El curso está basado en el concepto del turismo como motor para la creación de actividades económicas y de empleo decente en las áreas rurales. Se analizaran las claves necesarias para que el turismo pueda ser una alternativa socioeconómica sostenible, y cuáles son los elementos a tener en cuenta para diseñar una estrategia de desarrollo […]