Theme: National Strategic Planning
Posted Date : 1st July, 2020
The Programme of Finnish Government, is ‘Inclusive and competent Finland – a socially, economically and ecologically sustainable society’. Meanwhile, Finland’s Arctic Strategy, driving sustainable development in the Arctic, has set sustainable tourism as one of its priorities. Furthermore, the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment, responsible for Finland’s updated tourism strategy, has identified four priorities […]
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 : 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 : 8th April, 2020
The Tourism sector is being hardly hit by the COVID-19, affecting millions of people in the world for whom tourism is their livelihood. In times of crisis, the absence of planning and management makes the recovery more difficult; this is the reason why we must be as much prepared as possible for when this happens, […]
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 : 12th March, 2020
In its third edition, the Meeting for the Development of Cycling Tourism 2020 is an event dedicated to the promotion of bicycle tourism in Brazil through the qualification of the actors and the generation of research capable of offering subsidies for the expansion of this market. The event will deal with Governance for Regional Development […]
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
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 : 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 […]