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.
7th International Conference on Sustainable Tourism, Sustainable Tourism 2016 (May 18-20, Valéncia, Spain), aims to find ways to protect the natural and cultural landscape through the development of new solutions which minimise the adverse effects of tourism.
Sustainability marketing one-day training course by Leeds Beckett University, offered at ITB Berlin. Learn how you can better market and communicate what makes you different.
BEST EN (Building Excellence in Sustainable Tourism - Education Network)'s annual Think Tank "Corporate Responsibility in Tourism - Standards, Practices and Policies" is hosted from 12-15 July 2016 in Eberswalde, Germany.
TrainingAid is working with the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) to support its work in promoting sustainability practices around the world through professional training in sustainable tourism. We're thrilled to be part of the GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training Program.
Our most shared articles of 2015 from the TrainingAid Ideas & Insights Blog. As we welcome the year 2016, here's a quick look back at some of the key tourism, training, business and sustainability-related topics we've discussed and explored in the past year.
The Center for Responsible Travel report on responsible tourism trends shows that sustainability is critical to not only because of our social and moral responsibilities, but also for business success in today's increasingly conscious consumer markets.
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.
Botswana and Namibia, leading ecotourism and wildlife travel destinations in Africa, effectively promote sustainable tourism through engaging messages on wildlife conservation and biodiversity protection, and inspire travelers, residents and the global tourism industry.
Child Safe campaign by Friends International has done an amazing job of engaging travelers and locals in Cambodia to give exposure to the issue of child safety in tourism and to help prevent exploitation of children through tourism.
Tourism Destination Sustainability Communications: 7 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Telling Your Stories
When it comes to sustainability communications, many tourism destinations make assumptions based on common misconceptions about what works and how to reach and engage travelers.
Today (December 3rd) is UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPwD), a day that aims to celebrate and acknowledge the experience, expertise and achievements of people living with disability, and to encourage support for their dignity, rights and well-being.
How can travel storytelling be used for destination marketing in a way that engages travelers and empower the locals? Your destination already does have elements of great stories - engaging experiences, people with intriguing perspectives, and memorable events. So find and share them!
Who’s responsible for educating travelers about responsible behavior? Some examples of tourism organizations and initiatives helping travelers travel more responsibly. Everyone involved in benefiting from tourism, including travelers, should be responsible for responsible travel education.
We often hear about and talk about innovation, but what does it mean, why is it important, and how can it be a meaningful part of social development and business solutions? Is it about problem solving? Staying current? Disruption? Breaking rules? Making a difference?