Theme: Tourism & Culture
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
A research aimed at better understanding and outlining the concept of Cultural Sustainability, as different – even if closely inter-connected – from economic, social and environmental sustainability. In the following links, some relevant publications.
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 : 5th February, 2024
TOURISM AND TECHNOLOGY SUMMIT AFRICA 2024 THEME聽“BRIDGING BORDERS,聽BREAKING BARRIERS:聽TRANSFORMING TOURISM IN AFRICA THROUGH TECHNOLOGY鈥 In the heart of the African continent, the stage is set for the most anticipated convergence of innovation and exploration 鈥 the Tourism and Technology Summit Africa Series 2024. This groundbreaking event is poised to bring together visionaries, industry leaders, and […]
Posted Date : 7th January, 2024
TravelconT, The Crossroads of Contemporary Travel in Postcolonial Tourism, a project whose objective is to map and reflect on tourist traffic from the point of view of Memory Tourism placing it within a critical discourse whose importance rests on an interdisciplinary methodological approach and research enhancing cross-border value and with a pluricontinental emphasis. As tourism […]
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鈥檚 terms. Started in 1987, tours to Ulu Ai focus on […]
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
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 […]