Theme: National Strategic Planning
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 : 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 : 14th October, 2019
Throughout the history of human civilization, some countries enjoyed a dynamic economy due to the capability of their people. This achievement created a thriving economy in a society, whose people provided the necessary context for the growth and excellence using their culture and art. This could also lead to the continuity of the human civilization […]
Posted Date : 23rd August, 2019
The Sociology of Leisure and Tourism course at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) will help undergraduate students to understand tourism from a sociological perspective. Students will analyze and study topics such as: -Sociological perspectives on environmental sustainability in tourism -Sociological perspectives on cultural sustainability in tourism -Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals -The […]
Posted Date : 2nd July, 2019
Overall Objective The project´s main objective is to leverage Albania’s rural heritage into an engine of economic growth, contributing to the development of remote areas and the boosting of the regional and national economy by empowering local communities.
Posted Date : 2nd July, 2019
Overall Objective The overall objective is to create a sustainable and responsible tourism sector in Kyrgyzstan that contributes to economic development and job creation, as well as to the preservation of natural and cultural heritage.
Posted Date : 2nd July, 2019
Overall Objective The overall objective of the project is to assist destinations in creating a sustainable and responsible tourism sector that contributes to economic growth, socio-economic development, cultural and natural preservation and well- being for the local communities and visitors alike.
Posted Date : 2nd July, 2019
Overall Objective  The overall objective is to develop a sustainable and responsible tourism sector in Guinea- Bissau that contributes to economic and socio-economic development by having a national tourism strategy and hotel classification system in place.
Posted Date : 2nd July, 2019
Overall Objective The project’s overall objective is to formulate a community tourism strategy that will map the many community-based tourism initiatives around the country, evaluate their effectiveness, and further enhance their benefits for local communities.