Theme: Education and Vocational Training
Posted Date : 8th June, 2020
EIF Trade for Development News, UNWTO and the Commonwealth presents Tourism and COVID-19 webinar on 11 June 2020, 10am CET  Tourism is the backbone of many developing world economies, and the sector is being drastically affected by COVID-19. How can countries weather and recover from this crisis? What lessons can we take from the past? SPEAKERS […]
Posted Date : 1st June, 2020
We live in a global and connected world and by no means, we can neglect it. Over the last few decades, distances were shortened, communications improved, borders faded away and intercultural exchange became a part of our daily lives. We are, more than ever, citizens of the world and many of us live by the […]
Posted Date : 20th May, 2020
Based on inputs from Members States, as well as from international organizations and online official public sources, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has launched a monitoring system available in the UNWTO Global Tourism Dashboard with country and international policy responses aimed at sharing and monitoring worldwide measures to mitigate the effects of COVID-19 crisis in […]
Posted Date : 5th May, 2020
Nowadays, we tend to give the word “footprint” a negative connotation, probably because we relate it with the ecological, carbon or water imprint we leave in our Mother Earth. On the Internet, many are the articles and websites with tips and tricks on “How to reduce your carbon footprint?” or to help you calculate “how […]
Posted Date : 24th April, 2020
On its 2019 Sustainable Travel Report Booking.com concluded that 55% of the travelers are more likely to make sustainable travel choices than they were a year ago. But barriers include a lack of knowledge and available or appealing options. So, consumers want to become more sustainable in their travels but do not seem to find […]
Posted Date : 18th April, 2020
As the UNESCO Chair in ICT to develop and promote sustainable tourism in World Heritage Sites at USI – Università della Svizzera italiana (Lugano, Switzerland) we have a specific focus on the applications of eLearning to Tourism education, and we believe that eLearning might be very powerful now to support the resilience of Tourism in […]
Posted Date : 17th April, 2020
The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has released a set of Recommendations calling for urgent and strong support to help the global tourism sector not only recover from the unprecedented challenge of COVID-19 but to ‘grow back better’. The Recommendations are the first output of the Global Tourism Crisis Committee, established by UNWTO with high-level representatives […]
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 : 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 […]