Theme: Rural Development
Posted Date : 11th March, 2024
In the serene heart of Japan, where tradition meets nature’s beauty, we unveil a remarkable opportunity that celebrates the artistry of kintsugi and urushi lacquer forestry. After a year of dedicated effort and collaboration with the rural town of Daigo, we announce our first annual Japan travel experience workshop: Experience Urushi Forestry + Kintsugi, scheduled […]
Posted Date : 11th March, 2024
Objetivos estrat茅gicos de la Reserva Huaravito: Procurar el mantenimiento de los procesos ecol贸gicos esenciales y los sistemas de apoyo vitales como el reciclaje y compostaje de nutrientes, la conservaci贸n y rehabilitaci贸n de suelos, y los servicios a la sociedad como la reducci贸n de carbono, la producci贸n de ox铆geno, la provisi贸n de agua potable y la […]
Posted Date : 16th February, 2024
Hailing from Tokyo, Takako Sakai has an extensive background in tourism-related roles, having previously worked with Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO), Hawaii Tourism Japan and Tokyo Convention & Visitors Bureau (TCVB). Currently serving as a Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteer (2022, Feb 16th ~ 2024, Feb 15th), Sakai contributes to Zlatibor Tourism Organization, a mountain resort […]
Posted Date : 30th October, 2023
Kuroshima-cho, Sasebo City, saw an increase in the number of tourists after Villages on Kuroshima Island was inscribed as a World Cultural Heritage site as one of the component properties of Hidden Christian Sites in the Nagasaki Region. However, there is a lack of infrastructure such as public restrooms and transportation on the island. As […]
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
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
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
聽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.聽 […]
Posted Date : 4th September, 2023
Under India鈥檚 G20 Presidency, the Tourism Working Group (TWG) has identified five priority areas 鈥 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聽Travel for LiFE聽(TFL) […]
Posted Date : 21st June, 2023
Red Rocks Intercultural centre immerse you in the cuisines of Rwanda and its tremendous impact on the cuisines of great lakes region. Imagine arriving at the Redrocks intercultural exchange centre for a lunch that you will help prepare yourself. Expect to be welcomed by a joyful drumming and dancing community experience which will always live […]