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”.
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.
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?
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.
"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.
As many of us return to work after the holidays this week, let's dedicate some of the energy we're putting into our new year's resolutions to come up with concrete actions we can take at the individual and organization levels to help make tourism more sustainable.
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
As part of the recent PM4SD course, Salli Felton (CEO, The Travel Foundation) has presented on The Travel Foundation's approach to developing and delivering projects.
The two-day intensive training class of the GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training Program (STTP) is designed for tourism industry professionals interested in improving their sustainability skills and learning from best practices in sustainable tourism businesses and destinations.
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 three-day intensive and interactive training program (26-28 March 2018) is designed for travel and tourism industry professionals interested in learning about sustainability best practices for businesses and destinations.
TrainingAid partners with the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) to support its goal of promoting sustainability practices around the world.
“The skills and talents of tourism professionals are a critical part of ensuring a sustainable future for the travel and tourism industry and its role in supporting the global sustainable development goals.”
"Sustainable tourism projects must deliver benefits for all stakeholders and achieve lasting impacts. PM4SD offers a proven approach to effective project management, tailored specifically to the tourism sector." - Silvia Barbone, Foundation for European Sustainable Tourism