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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…

Positive Tourism Impacts on Communities
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Positive Tourism Impacts on Communities

We’ve asked industry trailblazers and change makers to share their own experiences, highlighting concrete examples of how tourism can be a positive…

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…

Transformational Travel
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Transformational Travel

Kana Lauren Chan, Co-founder of INOW in Kamikatsu, Japan, shares her sustainability journey, combining her passion in education, sustainability and…

JDEI in Tourism
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JDEI in Tourism

Beyond JDEI hashtags and campaigns, the travel and tourism industry still has a long way to go in becoming a truly just, diverse, equitable and…

Mental Health in Tourism
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Mental Health in Tourism

The COVID19 crisis has highlighted the importance of proactively addressing mental health and well-being, individually and collectively. Here are…

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…

The Role of Online Training in Human Capital Development
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The Role of Online Training in Human Capital Development

It is safe to say that in the development world human capital development (HCD) is generally considered important for achieving sustained growth and…

How to Create Inclusive Events
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How to Create Inclusive Events

What are some of the key factors LGBTIQ+ community members consider when evaluating whether an event is inclusive? What can event organizers do to…

Tourism's Impact Beyond Travel Experiences
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Tourism's Impact Beyond Travel Experiences

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…

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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…

Measuring Social Impact
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Measuring Social Impact

FairAway, a social enterprise providing authentic local travel experiences around the world, plays an active role in creating positive benefits and…

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…

Next Tourism Generation (NTG) Alliance
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Next Tourism Generation (NTG) Alliance

The NTG project aims to provide a European and National Blueprint Strategy to respond to the fast changing and increasing skills gaps in digital,…