Theme: Innovation
Posted Date : 13th December, 2022
Horizon 2020 project, funded by the European Commission, promotes cultural heritage in the vicinity of historic pilgrimage routes and facilitates economic and social impact of sustainable tourism in rural areas. The project started on 1 January 2021 and has a duration of 36 months, while its main phases include identification of pilot areas and relevant […]
Posted Date : 14th September, 2022
UNWTO and the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs are launching the 2022 UNWTO Students’ League – Switzerland, an innovative environment to empower and motivate tourism and hospitality students by giving them real-time experience. Through an online competition, Students from around the world will compete to give the tourism sector their best sustainable ideas on the pressing subjects of the sector, such […]
Posted Date : 6th September, 2022
Tourism is not a singular phenomenon as visitors affect a location and its residents. There are societal changes brought on by tourism, such as greater employment opportunities, growth, and tax revenues that pay for services provided to residents. However, challenges can also arise with increased tourism. A location and its inhabitants can be negatively impacted […]
Posted Date : 5th July, 2022
The COVID-19 pandemic has deeply impacted the tourism sector with a spill-over effect of unexpected socio-economic consequences to many other sectors. It has also provided an opportunity to rethink the sector and mainstream its contribution to advance the SDGs. JICA and UNTWO have worked together in advancing the 2030 Agenda since many years. The entities […]
Posted Date : 29th June, 2022
Generation17 is an initiative from Samsung and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) that elevates the voices of young leaders who are changing the world and contributing to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) or ‘Global Goals.’ Samsung and UNDP are providing mentorship, technology, and networking opportunities for the young leaders as they […]
Posted Date : 18th June, 2022
Do you dream of igniting change through social entrepreneurship in travel? Join the Social Entrepreneurship Competition in Tourism and share your ideas with the world! The Social Entrepreneurship in Tourism Competition is the first worldwide competition focusing on social innovation and entrepreneurship in tourism. By giving social entrepreneurs from around the world access to expertise […]
Posted Date : 10th June, 2022
Jamao Eco Tours is a community company made up of 20 members (young people), who value natural wealth in favor of the local economy, it is the first receptive community-type tour operator in the Dominican Republic and is creating a community tourism destination in network. It is in charge of chaining tourist products and services […]
Posted Date : 7th June, 2022
Chocolala Artisan Chocolate Factory is a society of women entrepreneurs from the community of Altamira, Puerto Plata province, in the north of the Dominican Republic, who emerged with the purpose of producing and marketing chocolates. This Women’s Society was born from an Association of Mothers of Las Lajas Community who, motivated to achieve their economic […]
Posted Date : 7th June, 2022
This project implemented in the 14 provinces of the northern region or Cibao of the Dominican Republic with the objective of strengthening the capacities and coordination mechanisms for facilitating the development of TCS with public-private participation in the Northern Region, under the execution of the Ministry of Tourism, the Ministry of Economy, Planning and Development […]
Posted Date : 12th May, 2022
A sustentabilidade deixou de ser uma “iniciativa interessante” e se tornou uma necessidade. AlĂ©m disso, desastres cada vez mais frequentes, e pesquisas alarmantes sobre mudanças climĂĄticas aceleram a percepção de que precisamos agir a favor do equilĂ­brio entre seres humanos e natureza rapidamente, antes que seja tarde demais (ou fique quente demais). Com isso, a […]