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Inclusive Events: 3 Lessons on How to Create Inclusive and Impactful Experiences
Based on the research “Questioning the inclusivity of events: the queer perspective” (Ong, Lewis and Vorobjovas-Pinta, 2020), here are some of the key factors LGBTIQ+ community members consider when evaluating whether an event is inclusive (prior to attending the event), and tips on what event organizers can do to ensure their...
A Strong Force for Society: Tourism's Impact Beyond Travel Experiences
As the industry continues on its slow and uneven paths of recovery, we would like to share some examples and stories of the positive impacts that tourism brings to our society, as a way to provide a vision for what our sector “building back better” can look like, locally and globally.
ByTrainingAid | September 17, 2021
Sustainability Training for Tourism and Hospitality Employees
For the 4th edition of Sustainability in the Hospitality Industry: Principles of sustainable operations (published by Routledge), TrainingAid has contributed a case study on “Effective Management of Sustainability Training for Tourism and Hospitality Employees”. Based on our experience developing and providing sustainability...
How Can Tourism Businesses Become Climate Positive?
Earlier this year, we had the pleasure of connecting with Dr. Susanne Etti, Environmental Impact Specialist at Intrepid Travel, who shared her insights and lessons on climate action for tourism businesses. We’ve summarized some of the key ideas and insights shared in Susanne’s presentation and our live Q...
Binna Burra Lodge: Reimagining Sustainable Hospitality with Community Values
We’ve talked to Steve Noakes, Chairperson of Binna Burra Lodge (Lamington National Park, Australia), who has been leading the efforts of rebuilding the iconic lodge that was destroyed by wildfires in 2019, while facing the impacts of the COVID-19 crisis. The company has successfully returned to welcoming (local and domestic)...
Sustainability Solutions for Hotels: Stakeholder Engagement, Supply Chain Management
Related to sustainability practices, what are some of the key challenges facing hotels? What can hospitality professionals and accommodation leaders do to implement concrete steps towards becoming more sustainable? Based on the discussions shared through the recent GSTC Sustainable Hotel Course, below are some key...
We Declared a Climate Emergency. Here’s How It’s Going So Far.
In January 2020, we joined Tourism Declares Climate Emergency in January, declaring that we are in a climate crisis and the future of our industry depends on our urgent actions to address the crisis. As we stated one year ago, “by focusing on what we do well - sharing knowledge and inspiring change - we aim to achieve...
ByTrainingAid | February 03, 2021
Key Insights on Effective Online Learning, Training, Networking
Whether you’re offering a free educational webinar or organizing an online conference, make sure that you’ve first asked yourself, and really spent time understanding, WHY you are doing what you’re doing. Why is it important for your participants to learn about or discuss the particular issues and topics you’re covering?
GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training for Tourism Professionals in Jordan
The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) Sustainable Tourism Training Program (STTP), in partnership with the Sustainable Cultural Heritage Through Engagement of Local Communities Project (USAID SCHEP), is offering a custom online course of the GSTC STTP, available to tourism industry professionals in Jordan.
We Declare a Climate Emergency: Our Plan and Action Steps
"Carrying on as before, or just tweaking business as usual is not an option." Tourism Declares Climate Emergency is a network of tourism industry organizations and professionals working together to promote concrete solutions to reduce our climate footprints. Being part of this network means adopting and working towards...
ByTrainingAid | January 14, 2020

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