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Professional Skills and Innovation
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Professional Skills and Innovation

A key part of the World Tourism Day 2022 theme “Rethinking Tourism” is putting people at the center of discussions around the future of our industry…

Grassroots Narratives in Travel Storytelling
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Grassroots Narratives in Travel Storytelling

Elisa Spampinato, a travel writer and community storyteller, shares her journey in sustainable tourism, and how she found her vision and built her…

Community Tourism Ventures in Colombia
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Community Tourism Ventures in Colombia

Paola Forero, a historian-turned-entrepreneur who has been working with local and Indigenous communities in Colombia’s northern regions, shares her…

On Learning to Make Conscious Decisions
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On Learning to Make Conscious Decisions

Marianela Camacho (Professor, Universidad del Zulia, Venezuela) shares her sustainability journey, and her personal, academic and professional…

Climate Action in Tourism
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Climate Action in Tourism

Can tourism become part of the solution to the climate crisis? Considering tourism is both contributing to and affected by the climate crisis, the…

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Local Value Creation
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Local Value Creation

ASI Reisen, an Austria-based adventure travel company operating around the world, works to create more sustainable experiences for travellers and…

Destination Engagement
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Destination Engagement

Ride Albania Mountain Biking, a social and ecological business offering small-group guided mountain bike tours, supports the development of mountain…

Engaging Guests in Sustainability
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Engaging Guests in Sustainability

Even for a leading ecolodge like Feynan Ecolodge, known for its sustainability leadership, sustainability may not be the main reason why guests…

Child Safe Responsible Travel Campaign
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Child Safe Responsible Travel Campaign

Child Safe campaign by Friends International effectively engages travelers, locals and industry stakeholders to give exposure to the issue of child…

Great Malvern Farmers Market, Worcestershire, UK
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Great Malvern Farmers Market, Worcestershire, UK

This example shows how the council worked on finding a solution for the farmers market re-launch and ensuring a long-term community benefit by…

Museu de Favela Community-Led Tours
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Museu de Favela Community-Led Tours

With Museu de Favela (MUF) tours in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, local residents are the protagonists, deciding how their community, culture and identity…