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.
GREENFEST is a large public event on sustainability, attracting 4000-6000 visitors daily. One of the topics of the 2017 edition is "Green Travel".
Leading Sustainable Tourism Destinations: STTP Case Studies - With several case studies from the GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training Program (STTP), this webinar showcases best practices and lessons learned on sustainable tourism destination development, management and marketing.
The Mekong Tourism Forum provides a cooperative platform for public and private sector stakeholders in the tourism industry to discuss the development, marketing and promotion of travel to, from and within the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS), and monitor sustainable and responsible tourism growth.
Focused on practical steps to applying the GSTC Criteria for Destinations, this webinar, presented by the GSTC Brazil Country Representative Dr. D'Arcy Dornan, will share lessons from successful sustainable destination management examples in Brazil.
Cities around the world play a critical role in supporting and driving social and economic development.
Under the theme of "Designing a sustainable tourism brand – an integrative approach to building a responsible coastal destination," the New Tourism Frontiers Forum 2016 will tackle the topics of fair trade, living heritage communities, coastal and marine tourism, heritage trails and domest
The 2016 Sustainable & Smart Tourism Forum (SSTF) has been designed to offer a platform and a playground for gaining and sharing knowledge, skills and good practices around the world, in the fields of sustainable and smart tourism as well as smart cities.
The U.S. Travel Association's Educational Seminar for Tourism Organizations (ESTO) is the only national forum where destination marketing professionals at the state, regional and local level get critical tools, tips and information to help them better market and grow their destinations.
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.
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.
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.
Webinar on "Rural Trails as Economic Engines, Cultural Assets and Community Anchors" by Citizens' Institute on Rural Design, highlighting examples of rural trail projects that link people to place and reconnect the human and natural environments.
Green Destination Seminar (Romagna, Italy, Sept 12-16, 2016) combines masterclasses, forum and field visits in 5 days of experiential learning including local vineyards and olive groves, eminent cookery school, green hotel inspections, walking trails and destination inspections.
As part of Wild Asia's 10-year anniversary initiatives celebrating its Responsible Tourism Awards Program, TrainingAid will be co-hosting Live Session series featuring responsible tourism leaders who have been engaged in the award program.