Theme: Destination Management
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 : 7th November, 2019
To date, this project has explored destination pledges in Iceland, Palau, Hawai’i, New Zealand and Finland from an organisational perspective. The project has focused on the motivations, strategies and impacts related to these destination pledges. Sixteen semi-structured interviews have been carried out with a total of 19 participants. Participants were high-ranking representatives of organisations involved […]
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 : 28th October, 2019
Art has been used to tell conservation stories that have captivated the world and make people act. Artists have painted different images that speak for animals and plants that cannot speak for themselves. Red Rocks Initiatives founded the Red Rocks Art Gallery in Kinigi where it engages the local community in tourism, conservation and sustainable […]
Posted Date : 23rd October, 2019
The person-centered annual “Challenged Expedition” is a social and humanitarian values and impact creation driven event. It is a strategic and purposeful field trip, tour or excursion organized for Persons with Special Needs, Disabilities, Reduced Mobility and Physically or Mobility Challenged free of charge. “Challenged Expedition” is planned, organized and hosted by the Ghana based […]
Posted Date : 23rd October, 2019
The “II TOURISM INNOVATION MEETING: INTERACTION BETWEEN ACADEMY, MARKET, PUBLIC SECTOR AND CIVIL SOCIETY”, designed by UNIGRANRIO Tourism Research Center, coordinated by Professor Deborah Moraes Zouain, aims to stimulate the interaction between the different actors in the field of tourism, so that innovation in the destination happens. The event will be held on October 29, […]
Posted Date : 16th October, 2019
The person-centered annual “Challenged Expedition” is a social and humanitarian values and impact creation driven event. It is a strategic and purposeful field trip, tour or excursion organized for Persons with Special Needs, Disabilities, Reduced Mobility and Physically or Mobility Challenged free of charge. “Challenged Expedition” is planned, organized and hosted by the Ghana based […]
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 : 27th August, 2019
The Tourism Observatory of Panama City is the first of its kind in Panama. Established in 2018, the objective of the Observatory is to collect and organize timely and quality information for the planning of tourism in the country, supporting decision makers in the planning and strengthening of sustainable tourism in Panama. Leading the way […]