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Community Tourism Project Success Factors: Museu de Favela (MUF) Case Study
The example of Museu de Favela (MUF), in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, highlights various opportunities and challenges associated with tourism development, and the importance of local engagement and leadership when sharing the stories of local communities with travelers.
Training in Sustainable Tourism: Capacity Building and Business Opportunities
“The skills and talents of tourism professionals are a critical part of ensuring a sustainable future for the travel and tourism industry and its role in supporting the global sustainable development goals.”
ByTrainingAid | October 13, 2017
New Online Course Announced: Training for Certified Project Managers in Sustainable Tourism
"Sustainable tourism projects must deliver benefits for all stakeholders and achieve lasting impacts. PM4SD offers a proven approach to effective project management, tailored specifically to the tourism sector." - Silvia Barbone, Foundation for European Sustainable Tourism
ByTrainingAid | October 05, 2017
Sustainable Tourism Project Management: New Partnership for PM4SD
Effective project management is a critical part of implementing sustainability efforts both at the organization and destination levels. Tourism industry practitioners therefore benefit greatly from practical project management tools that support long-term project success. PM4SD (Project Management for Sustainable Development)...
ByTrainingAid | September 12, 2017
PM4SD Summer School: Leadership and Governance for Sustainable Tourism, 4-8 Oct 2017
The Summer School will bring together key representatives of the tourism sector: donors, policy makers, industry representatives, project management practitioners, academics and entrepreneurs to share practices on how to plan and manage sustainable tourism projects and how effectively monitor sustainable project management...
ByTrainingAid | September 01, 2017
Key Sustainable Tourism Trends: Free Webinar by GSTC, 14 Sept 2017
With several case studies and examples from the GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training Program (STTP), this webinar highlights some of the most important current trends in the tourism industry that all of us involved in sustainable tourism should learn about, and discusses how we can be part of the solution helping make tourism more...
ByAyako Ezaki | September 01, 2017
International Conference on Tourism & Leisure Studies, 17-18 May 2018
The International Conference on Tourism and Leisure Studies attendees include leaders in the field, as well as emerging scholars, who travel to the conference from all corners of the globe and represent a broad range of disciplines and perspectives. The 2018 special focus on: Building Bridges to Sustainability—Tourism, Culture...
ITB Asia Responsible Tourism Hub, Singapore, 26 October 2017
At ITB Asia, the leading B2B trade show for the Asia Pacific region and beyond, sustainable tourism practitioners will share knowledge and experience inspiring others in making tourism a driver for change socially, environmentally and economically for Asian destinations.
Greenfest: Global Green Destinations Event, 28-30 September 2017
GREENFEST is a large public event on sustainability, attracting 4000-6000 visitors daily. One of the topics of the 2017 edition is "Green Travel". Global Green Destinations Conference (Sept 29) features success stories presented by global destination leaders, and success stories and good practices presented by award-winning Top...
Hotel Revenue Management Workshop, 19-20 September 2017
The course aims to broaden an understanding of Revenue Management, promising some hard work, fun interactive exercises, along with opportunities to network. Attendees will apply their learning by taking part in a competitive web based simulation, responding to business situations, and using market intelligence to make decisions...

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