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.
Armenia shapes its future to be a unique sustainable destination, building capacities in effective tourism planning and managing.
We are excited to share that through our continued partnership with Jlag and the Foundation for European Sustainable Tourism (FEST), the first "blended training" program on PM4SD (Project Management for Sustainable Development) has been launched, offering a 3-week-long tailored online trai
Training Report: Professionals from 15 Countries Trained Through the First PM4SD Foundation Online Course
The first PM4SD (Project Management for Sustainable Development) training online course by TrainingAid and Jlag was delivered from February 19 - March 16, 2018, and successfully concluded after four inspiring weeks filled with lessons, discussions, ideas, examples and tips on effective project manag
To maximize the potential of tourism as a driver of sustainable growth, the tourism sector needs smart and effective approaches to development projects and sustainability initiatives, ensuring that funding and resources for delivering sustainable tourism projects lead to achieving substantial result
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.
In the framework of the 2017 UN International Year for Sustainable Tourism for Development, this conference provides a platform for tourism professionals from Small Island Developing States (SIDS) to discuss an integrated practical approach to sustainable tourism in SIDS.
The Ocean Conference is the high-level United Nations Conference to Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14 (Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development).
The UNWTO.Themis Foundation, in collaboration with The George Washington University, is launching the 2016 University Course on "Tourism and International Cooperation for Development".
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.
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.
ESTC North America, January 25-27, at the University of South Florida Patel Center for Global Solutions, will focus on the major tourism related sustainable development goals (SDGs) and explore sustainable tourism best practices.
Black Sea Sustainable Rural Tourism Program to Bring Together Partners from Ukraine, Turkey and Georgia
TrainingAid is excited to be part of the Black Sea Sustainable Rural Tourism Program, an integrated rural tourism initiative focused on the sustainable destination development and ecotourism opportunities in the Black Sea Region.
The free e-book "Adventures Less Ordinary: How to Travel and Do Good" offers in-depth insights into the issues and challenges surrounding volunteer travel and philanthropic adventures.
Training insights by Cynthia Ord, travel consultant and marketing specialist, instructor for the Online Certificate Program in Sustainable Community Development by Village Earth and Colorado State University.