Theme: Innovation
Posted Date : 30th March, 2020
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 : 28th March, 2020
With millions of jobs at risk as the pandemic hits tourism harder than any other sector, the United Nations specialized tourism agency has included innovation in its wider response to the pandemic. That response has seen UNWTO work closely alongside WHO to mitigate the impact and place tourism at the centre of future recovery efforts and liaise […]
Posted Date : 13th March, 2020
The World Tourism Organization in collaboration with the Basque Culinary Center holds the 2nd Global Competition for Gastronomy Tourism Startups. Its main objective is to identify disruptive startups and projects that can transform the Gastronomy Tourism sector in the near future. Categories *Startup *Social innovation Calendar Launch: 28 January 2020 Deadline for applications: 6 April […]
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 : 25th February, 2020
Overtourism Solution is the new initiative with which the co-founders of Venezia Autentica (veneziaautentica.com) are looking to transfer their unique, on the ground experience, to more destinations around the world. Venezia Autentica (VA) is a localized social enterprise using digital technologies, communication, and social innovation to increase both the satisfaction of visitors and the retention […]
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 : 27th January, 2020
Barba Azul Nature Reserve is the only private reserve protecting the Endangered Beni savanna ecosystem. This hyper-seasonal savanna eco-region, combined with raised forest islands, is characterized by 8 months of flooding followed by a severe dry period. It is the habitat of the endemic and Critically Endangered Blue-throated Macaw (Ara glaucogularis). Between 400 and 450 […]
Posted Date : 8th January, 2020
Summer School 2020 of the UNESCO Chair in ICT to develop and promote sustainable tourism in World Heritage Sites (USI – Università della Svizzera italiana, Lugano, Switzerland) IMAGINE ICTs to promote sustainable heritage tourism in Indonesia August 16-23, 2020 – Indonesia The 7th edition of the USI UNESCO Chair Summer School is realized in collaboration […]