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Wanted: Responsible Tourism Heroes for Wild Asia’s 2014 Awards
Wild Asia's annual Responsible Tourism Awards recognises sustainable tourism best practices and inspirational examples of businesses and initiatives based in South or South East Asia.
Wild Asia Responsible Tourism Awards 2014
Wild Asia's Responsible Tourism Awards is an annual tourism award program specifically focused on sustainable tourism best practices. It aims to recognize those who are making a positive difference in their destinations and communities through responsible business and sustainable management practices.
Community Development and Tourism Market Access: Expert Interview with Carole Favre
Carole Favre, Owner and Founder of Small Matters, shares her insights into the why and how of training and skills development for tourism entrepreneurs, particularly small businesses and destinations who work with them.
How To Become a Helpful Connector (and Why That's Good for You)
Done well, introductions of professional contacts can be a great gift with lasting impact benefiting both the connector and those who receive the gift of an introduction.
Responsible Tourism Marketing: Expert Interview with Dr. Xavier Font
Dr. Xavier Font of Leeds Metropolitan University and Respondeco has worked extensively in both academic and business fields focused on responsible and sustainable tourism product development, marketing, and communications.
Keep It Simple So the Message Is Clear: Tourism Marketing Campaign Inspirations
What’s the most important rule to follow when trying to get your message across to your target audience? "Keep it simple," a great piece of advice about simplicity applies to so many aspects of our lives – including, of course, how stories and messages influence travel decisions and travelers' behavior.
Role Models for Professional Women: Leadership and Entrepreneurship Stories
We should find value in having visible female role models in leadership positions, and the positive impact that their presence can have. By sharing stories of professional women, I hope to inspire even more people to become leaders and to start changing the world.
#SMWSocTravel Social Networks for Travel Professionals
TrainingAid is hosting an event during the upcoming Social Media Week in Hamburg – Social Media Skills for Social Travel Entrepreneurs (18 Feb 2014) – and we’ll be sharing tips, ideas, and resources for travel and social media professionals before and during the event, with the tag #SMWSocTravel. As a quick ‘preview’ of our...
ByTrainingAid | February 13, 2014
Learning by Doing: How to Make Learning Practical
Here are some tips on how to make learning by doing an easier and more practical part of your routines and work habits. The best part about learning by doing is that the “doing” is a part of your continuous “learning”, so the more you do, the more you learn, and the more you learn, the better you become.
 Why Presentation Skills Matter
Improving your presentation skills is important because the more memorable, impactful, and effective your presentations are, the more both you and your audience will get out of the learning and sharing experience of a meeting, lecture, or workshop (or whatever else your presentation is for).

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