Theme: Value Chain Development
Posted Date : 25th March, 2021
Swisscontact implements the Swiss-Moroccan sustainable tourism programme which aims to support the provinces of Azilal and Beni Mellal in developing sustainable tourism with integrated sectors in order to reduce poverty, create income and new jobs and improve existing jobs, particularly for young people and women. The programme is financed by the Swiss State Secretariat for […]
Posted Date : 19th March, 2021
The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)  is pleased to invite you to attend the UNWTO – ADB joint session in the context of the World Trade Organization’s (WTO)  Aid-for-Trade Stocktaking Event 2021. Session 15: “Reviving Tourism Amid COVID-19 – The Role of Aid for Trade”  jointly organized by UNWTO and Asian Development Bank (ADB), taking place Wednesday 24 March, […]
Posted Date : 2nd March, 2021
The Swiss Parks are unique territories that strive to promote a sustainable regional development. In order to integrate sustainability more strongly into local activities and partnerships, the Parks have defined seven core values: preservation and valorisation of nature and landscapes, regional value creation, awareness raising and communication, cooperation, innovation and quality, regional identity and culture, […]
Posted Date : 16th February, 2021
Behind every place lie stories, gastronomic traditions, artisanal flavors, and time-honored practices, preserved by women and men whose identities and cultures have been constructed over centuries. Every gastronomic tradition can become a unique tourism experience. Slow Food Travel offers a new model for tourism, made up of meetings and exchanges with farmers, cheesemakers, herders, butchers, […]
Posted Date : 7th January, 2021
The potential of Cultural & Creative Industries (CCIs) in developing new Cultural & Creative Tourism (CCT) products and services for Growth & Jobs, is being advanced by the Cult-CreaTE project with policy change in 8 EU regions. Common challenges are: – The contribution of CCIs to CCT has not been given the attention it deserves […]
Posted Date : 20th November, 2020
The Sustainability Charter of the Azores is a Government initiative that has the mission to be an agent of change for sustainable development in the Azores through the dissemination, implementation, monitoring and reporting of the Sustainable Development Goals and encouraging the collaboration and formation of partnerships. It is a local action, with a global impact. […]
Posted Date : 2nd November, 2020
A city that is not good for its citizens is not good for tourists. The non-profit organization #IoResto (#IRemain) was founded by Giovanni Pitingolo together with other citizens of Crotone (Italy) as a response to the alarming increase in the local phenomenon of migration. Crotone is indeed a city with a massive tourist potential, exceptionally […]
Posted Date : 22nd October, 2020
Concrete examples and reactions to the corona crisis provide impulses for sustainable tourism development. In this German-language online event, Swiss stakeholders share their experiences and discuss how these could be transferred to the Swiss and international tourism context.
Posted Date : 8th October, 2020
2020 marks the ‘Year of Tourism and Rural Development’, a theme shared with this year’s World Tourism Day. The sustainability of tourism in rural areas will only be successful if a comprehensive, inclusive planning strategy is adopted and implemented based on a multi-action and multi-stakeholder participatory approach. UNWTO used the occasion of World Tourism Day […]
Posted Date : 28th September, 2020
As part of the Geneva Trade Week 2020 and coinciding with the World Tourism Day 2020, there will be a special session on Gastronomy and Tourism in Supply Chains on 30th September 2020 at 9.00 am. Register and join via WebEx HERE Prior to the travel disruptions of Covid-19, economies all over the world were […]