Theme: Smart tourism
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 : 5th February, 2024
TOURISM AND TECHNOLOGY SUMMIT AFRICA 2024 THEME “BRIDGING BORDERS, BREAKING BARRIERS: TRANSFORMING TOURISM IN AFRICA THROUGH TECHNOLOGY” In the heart of the African continent, the stage is set for the most anticipated convergence of innovation and exploration – the Tourism and Technology Summit Africa Series 2024. This groundbreaking event is poised to bring together visionaries, industry leaders, and […]
Posted Date : 28th November, 2023
The Ulu Ai Tourism Project in Sarawak, Malaysia is a sustainable partnership between tour operator Borneo Adventure and local Iban communities in Sarawak, Malaysia. The project has developed a long-term relationship between hosts and visitors, whereby visitors experience the local community lifestyle on the host’s terms. Started in 1987, tours to Ulu Ai focus on […]
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 : 24th August, 2023
In this digital age, talking about traveling and tourism brings to mind how convenient technologies have made everything easier for us. From booking to check-out, everything is technological based. Artificial intelligence in the tourism and travel sector has already created a hugely significant change. With Tourism 5.0, we are going to experience the best of […]
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 : 21st July, 2022
Are you interested in the topic of sustainability? Would you like to take your company a step forward and contribute to a sustainable future? Do you want to raise your profile and be prepared for future challenges? Register now and build up your competences in the field of sustainability in a compact course: sustainable management, […]
Posted Date : 5th August, 2021
AFRICA AS A SMART TOURISM DESTINATION Smart tourism refers to the application of information and communication technology for developing innovative tools in tourism. It supports integrated efforts at a destination to find innovative ways to collect and use data derived from physical infrastructure, social connectedness and organizational sources (both government and non-government),and users in combination […]
Posted Date : 5th August, 2021
Earth Changers promote the best positive impact, regenerative, sustainable tourism for people to find & book trips that truly change the world. We feature life-changing places, with world-changing people, for extraordinary experiences with purpose. Launched in 2017, we were authorised by the UNWTO as a solution for sustainable tourism for development for the UN designated […]
Posted Date : 29th April, 2021
Porter Scholarship Programme: We believe it is essential that all our staff get the opportunity to progress in their chosen careers. Each year on Kilimanjaro we reward one of our hardworking porters by paying for their training to become a guide. The course which costs USD$900, is far beyond the means of most porters who […]