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Tourism Skills and Jobs: Research on Skills Training for Industry Professionals
In 2016, the TrainingAid team conducted research on training opportunities for tourism professionals, gathering and analyzing input from industry stakeholders. Our report focuses on skills building opportunities, because skills matter for business success and for the sustainable development of our industry.
Sustainable Summits Conference, New Zealand, 7-11 August 2016
The Sustainable Summits Conference (Aoraki Mount Cook National Park, New Zealand, 7-11 August 2016) will focus on practical solutions to issues in mountain environments with themes on natural hazards, environmental impacts and social and cultural adaptations.
Myanmar Hospitality & Tourism Conference, Yangon, 2-3 August 2016
Myanmar Hospitality & Tourism Conference provides an investment and discussion platform focusing on the hospitality and tourism sector in Myanmar, with over 200 decision makers from 15 countries with the goal of understanding what the hospitality sector Myanmar has to offer.
Facebook Community for Tour and Activity Operators
"Tour Operators United" is an exclusive Facebook community for tour and activity operators who are dedicated to learning the skills that will help them transform their business and sell more tours.
UNEP 10YFP STP Monthly Webinar Series, May-November 2016
The Sustainable Tourism Programme of the UNEP 10-Year Framework of Programmes on Sustainable Consumption and Production Patterns (10YFP STP) is hosting a series of webinars focused on climate change and sustainable tourism.
CETT-UB Smart Tourism Congress Barcelona, November 9-11, 2016
Smart Tourism Congress Barcelona (STCB) by CETT-UB Chair of Tourism, Hospitality and Gastronomy, November 9-11, 2016. Smart tourism aims to improve the tourist's experience by making companies and destinations more competitive.
 6th ITSA Biennial Conference, London-Greenwich, UK, August 17-19, 2016
The 6th International Tourism Studies Association (ITSA) Biennial Conference is held at the University of Greenwich, London, UK, from August 17-19, 2016. The main theme of the conference is 'Tourism in Contemporary Cities'.
University Course by UNWTO.Themis Foundation and The George Washington University
The UNWTO.Themis Foundation, in collaboration with The George Washington University, is launching the 2016 University Course on "Tourism and International Cooperation for Development".
International Workshop on Enhancing Sustainable Tourism in Adriatic-Ionian Region, Macerata, Italy
The workshop "Enhancing Sustainable Tourism in Adriatic-Ionian Region" aims to define useful guidelines for enhancing sustainable tourism, cultural heritage and the development of a culture-driven economy in the Adriatic and Ionian Region.
Half-Day Workshop on Measuring What Matters in Tourism, London, UK
A half-day exploratory workshop with thought leaders and decision makers within tourism, "Measuring What Matters in Tourism" (Tuesday, June 14th, London, UK) will feature current knowledge and experience of impact assessment within both tourism and other industries.

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