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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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).
When you think of a leader who has made a difference in the world or has inspired positive change, who comes to mind? Martin Luther King Jr., Mahatma Gandhi, Mother Teresa, Aung San Suu Ky, Malala Yousafzai, Nelson Mandela, Wangari Maathai… (those are some names that I think of, in no particular order). In terms of leadership...