Theme: Economic Development
Posted Date : 29th June, 2021
UNWTO is inviting public and private stakeholders from around the world to take part in a Global Survey of Climate Action in Tourism and help identify frontrunning initiatives and opportunities to accelerate climate action in tourism. Launched on World Environment Day, the survey aims to support the ongoing efforts of the sector to reduce its […]
Posted Date : 14th April, 2021
Greener Act is the first ever App, which allows travellers to make positive changes by engaging in community projects and to support local causes, in order to create a more sustainable world. Our mission is to improve the livelihood of local communities and protect the natural environment, while contributing to the Sustainable Development Goals of […]
Posted Date : 30th March, 2021
Excerpts from website Tourism in Switzerland is facing major challenges in dealing with the effects of the Corona pandemic, climate change and the constantly changing needs of guests. With the Innotour project Innovation Generator 2.0, supported by SECO, a broad-based project sponsorship wants to contribute to making the change sustainable. Using co-creation methods, the Innovation […]
Posted Date : 30th March, 2021
Hotelleriesuisse (proper spelling HotellerieSuisse, actually Schweizer Hotelier-Verein, SHV; also Swiss Hotel Association) is the business association of the Swiss lodging industry and represents the interests of lodging establishments in Switzerland. Innovation is needed for the Swiss lodging industry to remain competitive. With the Hospitality Booster, HotellerieSuisse enables and promotes innovation. The aim is to implement […]
Posted Date : 25th March, 2021
In the Local Skills Development for Youth (LSDY) project, unemployed young men and women from the Lake Victoria region, which is particularly affected by poverty, have access to modular, needs-oriented vocational education and training. Thanks to the training, they can earn their livelihood on their own as self-employed persons or employees and significantly improve their situation and […]
Posted Date : 25th March, 2021
The objective of the project is to introduce new models for promoting localities that involve the social, environmental, and economic needs of local populations while creating additional income and jobs. Despite high and sustained economic growth, Laos remains one of the UN’s “Least Developed Countries” – one third of the population lives below the poverty […]
Posted Date : 25th March, 2021
The SUSTOUR project is part of the overall Sustainable Tourism Development in Indonesia (STDI) Program of SECO, led by both SECO and the MoTCE. The Program focuses to develop a sustainable and inclusive expansion of tourism in Indonesia. SUSTOUR aims to increase employment and income opportunities for the local population through inclusive and sustainable economic […]
Posted Date : 25th March, 2021
Tourism is an important part of the Indonesian economy and an important source for generating employment and foreign exchange reserves. Swisscontact has been actively supporting the Indonesian Ministry of Tourism since 2009 to strengthen the competitiveness of selected tourism destinations. The Government of Indonesia has set a number of objectives to improve the role of […]
Posted Date : 25th March, 2021
The project aims to utilise nature tourism in order to generate alternative income for local communities and mitigate deforestation and conserve biodiversity in the Santa Marta region. The National Development Plan includes the Tourism Sector Plan 2018-2022 “Tourism: the purpose that unites us”, which seeks to improve Colombia’s competitiveness as a tourist destination. This shall […]
Posted Date : 25th March, 2021
The Swiss Import Promotion Programme (SIPPO) is a longstanding, well-established initiative of the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) with the overall vision of sustainable and inclusive economic growth and integration of SIPPO partner countries into world trade, through its mission of supporting Business Support Organizations (so called BSOs – which includes public or […]