Theme: Destination Management
Posted Date : 9th November, 2023
Red Rocks Initiative for Sustainable Development is a non-profit organization based in Musanze, Rwanda, dedicated to fostering positive change and sustainable development within local communities. We are seeking donors, sponsors, and grants to enhance our facilities and expand our impactful programs, including Balister coffee skills training, bakery skills and sugarcane juice making, culinary art programs […]
Posted Date : 30th October, 2023
In 2019, Shirakawa Village was visited by about 2.15 million tourists who came to see its group of traditional houses built in the gassho style (with steep thatched roofs) that are inscribed on the World Heritage list. However, these visits are concentrated in certain districts and time periods and lead to problems in the aspects […]
Posted Date : 30th October, 2023
Minamichita Town is a tourism destination that attracts 2.5 million visitors annually, especially during the summer season. This town is working to solve the local issues of beach beautification, food loss, and traditional food culture on the Utsumi Coast. The activity guideline for local volunteers and others was simple: Pick up visible litter on a […]
Posted Date : 30th October, 2023
Kyoto, where TOURISTSHIP is based, is visited by large numbers of people every year. Some of its residents felt animosity toward visitors, causing conflict between them. When we started interviewing local residents to find out what they thought about visitors, results implied that both sides needed to get closer and be more open to treat […]
Posted Date : 30th October, 2023
Kudaka Island in Okinawa Prefecture, an island with a population of only 200 people, was experiencing a variety of problems due to the approximately 60,000 tourists who visit the island annually. In addition, as more and more young people wanted to return to the island, the lack of jobs and housing on the island was […]
Posted Date : 30th October, 2023
In the Fifth Okinawa Basic Plan for Tourism Promotion, formulated in FY2012 , Okinawa Prefecture positioned its future vision for FY2021 as “a world-class tourist resort destination” and established the “Okinawa Tourism Outcome Indicators” with 40 criteria in five areas, including economy, tourists, prefectural residents, environment, and management. In addition, the Sixth Okinawa Basic Plan […]
Posted Date : 30th October, 2023
Niseko Town has been featured in the media as a leading snow resort destination for inbound tourism, and the number of visitors from overseas has increased year annually. In fact, in fiscal year 2018 , overseas visitors accounted for approximately 40% of the total number of overnight stays in Niseko. However, the global outbreak of […]
Posted Date : 29th September, 2023
 Our pilot project for digital transformation in tourism is a groundbreaking initiative aimed at promoting sustainable tourism through innovation and collaboration. In alignment with the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations, we have ambitious objectives and core areas to enhance the tourist experience, promote ecological and social sustainability, and forge global partnerships.  […]
Posted Date : 4th September, 2023
Under India’s G20 Presidency, the Tourism Working Group (TWG) has identified five priority areas – Green Tourism, Digitalization, Skills, Tourism MSMEs, and Destination Management, with the aim to transform the tourism sector towards a more sustainable, resilient and inclusive future for all. In view of this, the Ministry of Tourism has launched the Travel for LiFE (TFL) […]
Posted Date : 30th March, 2023
The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Bosnia and Herzegovina are launching the 2023 UNWTO Students’ league Registration is now open for the Teams of High School Students (14 to 18) or Undergraduate Tourism and Hospitality Students – up to 25 years old from Bosnia and Herzegovina from the 27 […]