Theme: Sustainable Consumption and Production
Posted Date : 2nd March, 2021
The Swiss Parks are unique territories that strive to promote a sustainable regional development. In order to integrate sustainability more strongly into local activities and partnerships, the Parks have defined seven core values: preservation and valorisation of nature and landscapes, regional value creation, awareness raising and communication, cooperation, innovation and quality, regional identity and culture, […]
Posted Date : 25th February, 2021
The first edition of the Tourism and Hospitality International Conference (THInC) will focus on “CULTURAL DIVERSITY AND TOURISM FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT”. The event is organized by the LusĂłfona University (Portugal) and the Coventry University (United Kingdom), in collaboration with ‘CEO CPL Meetings & Events’, to be held on 2021, May 19th-21st. The main aim of […]
Posted Date : 16th February, 2021
Behind every place lie stories, gastronomic traditions, artisanal flavors, and time-honored practices, preserved by women and men whose identities and cultures have been constructed over centuries. Every gastronomic tradition can become a unique tourism experience. Slow Food Travel offers a new model for tourism, made up of meetings and exchanges with farmers, cheesemakers, herders, butchers, […]
Posted Date : 16th February, 2021
CEnTOUR – CIRCULAR ECONOMY IN TOURISM is a European project funded by COSME, with duration from September 2020 to September 2023. CENTOUR is a strategic opportunity to develop and test innovative ideas to support Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) in the tourism sector towards the transition to a circular economy, fostering an integrated system at […]
Posted Date : 1st February, 2021
Travel Unity, an NGO focused on increasing diversity in the world of travel, is seeking youth (13+) and adults to join its Youth Advisory Council. Applicants from all backgrounds and those with disabilities are encouraged to apply! Travel Unity’s main SDG alignment is with No Poverty (1), Quality Education (4), Decent Work and Economic Growth […]
Posted Date : 28th January, 2021
Verona In Tour creates tailor-made travel experiences and sojourns, authentic itineraries, private events and celebrations. Verona In Tour was created to offer experiences and activities to develop empathy enhancing unique landscapes, traditions and flavors and encouraging sustainable tourism. Our aim is to promote tourism in lesser known areas, particularly smaller villages, towns and in the […]
Posted Date : 11th January, 2021
Integration of regional/local policies for Sustainable Mobility, Accessibility & low-carbon Responsible Travel, with policies for efficient sustainable tourism towards a low-carbon economy, requires particular attention in the EU. This is a common challenge that public regional/local and transport authorities increasingly face, particularly at busy destinations with high tourism travel flows (inc. in South Europe, coastal, […]
Posted Date : 7th January, 2021
The potential of Cultural & Creative Industries (CCIs) in developing new Cultural & Creative Tourism (CCT) products and services for Growth & Jobs, is being advanced by the Cult-CreaTE project with policy change in 8 EU regions. Common challenges are: – The contribution of CCIs to CCT has not been given the attention it deserves […]
Posted Date : 5th January, 2021
Since 2004, the Entlebuch alpine herders (“Älpler”) have been bringing their cattle down from the alp to the valley together. Seven proud Ă„lpler families take part in the Entlebucher Alpabzug with their approximately 250 festively decorated animals. In SchĂĽpfheim more than 10’000 locals and guests await to warmly welcome them. Yodelers, alphorn blowers, traditional dance […]
Posted Date : 14th December, 2020
Swiss nature parks regularly organize volunteering events for companies that strive to contribute to environmental sustainability by actively engaging their employees in this cause. Participants help to maintain valuable natural and cultural landscapes in Swiss parks. In doing so they get to know the park, exchange ideas with the local population and enjoy regional specialities. […]