Theme: COVID-19
Posted Date : 23rd February, 2021
Due to the travel restrictions imposed by the Coronavirus, it could be assumed in early 2020 that more Swiss people would be spending their summer holidays in Switzerland. The tourism businesses were strongly affected by the lack of guests due to the lockdown. In order to support the tourism service providers after the lockdown, temporary […]
Posted Date : 16th February, 2021
CEnTOUR – CIRCULAR ECONOMY IN TOURISM is a European project funded by COSME, with duration from September 2020 to September 2023. CENTOUR is a strategic opportunity to develop and test innovative ideas to support Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) in the tourism sector towards the transition to a circular economy, fostering an integrated system at […]
Posted Date : 18th January, 2021
This free Guide (which can be dowloaded at this link: https://bit.ly/3nTpONk) aims to help empower museums (small, large and of any kind, anywhere), museum workers, museum networks and their partners to draw on Disaster Risk Reduction approaches. This should help them reduce the impact of disasters, whether COVID-19, climate change, or any other kind of […]
Posted Date : 11th January, 2021
Leading public and private executives from around the world tell you how COVID-19 has influenced their strategies and measures regarding ecological sustainability. They share with you how they (try to) gain a competitive edge by measuring, reducing, and communicating the ecological footprint of their organisation or destination, and how they improve tourism’s ecological performance and […]
Posted Date : 11th January, 2021
Integration of regional/local policies for Sustainable Mobility, Accessibility & low-carbon Responsible Travel, with policies for efficient sustainable tourism towards a low-carbon economy, requires particular attention in the EU. This is a common challenge that public regional/local and transport authorities increasingly face, particularly at busy destinations with high tourism travel flows (inc. in South Europe, coastal, […]
Posted Date : 10th December, 2020
Despite spatial importance of national parks and other protected areas and increasing threats posed to nature by different agents, successful conservation still remains inconsistent and, in some instances, controversial. Tourism is a challenging business. The whole of Africa only attracts 5% of global travellers. And the market is quite competitive. Tour operators have to deal […]
Posted Date : 2nd December, 2020
The number of destinations closed to international tourism has continued to fall. According to the eighth edition of the UNWTO Travel Restrictions Report, 70% of all global destinations have eased restrictions on travel introduced in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In comparison, just one in four destinations continue to keep their borders completely closed to […]
Posted Date : 2nd December, 2020
Leading public and private executives from around the world share with you how they use data for a more balanced tourism. The data-based forecasting and guidance of tourism flows can help reduce public health risks, improve social acceptance and make more people and places benefit from our sector. Be part of the initiatives by the […]
Posted Date : 16th November, 2020
How to survive amidst COVID-19 in the short run without neglecting the destination’s or company’s long-term resilience and sustainability? How do leading decision-makers from the public and private realm cope with this monumental challenge? The TouRRD is organised by the University of Applied Sciences of the Grisons, in cooperation with the Global Compact Network Switzerland […]
Posted Date : 28th October, 2020
Experiences made during the current pandemic and how the hospitality industry can get out of this in a more strengthened way – depending on the individual speaker, sustainability is an important part of individual presentations and discussions. This virtual conference brings together experts and interested audience from Asia and around the world. The event is […]