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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…

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…

Mediterranean Ecotourism
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Mediterranean Ecotourism

TrainingAid supports the DestiMED Plus project as consultants, focused on providing advice and supporting research and development related to online…

Partnership for Nature
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Partnership for Nature

TrainingAid collaborates with LT…

Tourism and Biodiversity
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Tourism and Biodiversity

Presented in partnership with Linking Tourism and Conservation (LT…

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…

Sustainable Investments in Tourism Projects: Managing Impacts and Benefits
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Sustainable Investments in Tourism Projects: Managing Impacts and Benefits

Three lessons on effectively managing small-, medium- and large-scale projects in sustainable tourism, with insights from our partners and expert…

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 Destination Management: The Travel Foundation Approach
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Tourism Destination Management: The Travel Foundation Approach

The Travel Foundation's approach to developing and delivering projects, offering insights into effective management of tourism destinations.

Sustainability Communications: How to Find and Promote Your Message
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Sustainability Communications: How to Find and Promote Your Message

Effective sustainability communication strategies should promote your destination's messages focused on how you promote tourism that cares for people…

Accessible Tourism Solutions for Businesses and Destinations
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Accessible Tourism Solutions for Businesses and Destinations

How and why accessible tourism is key to sustainable development of destinations, and what tourism businesses can do to become more inclusive.…

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Sustainability Governance
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Sustainability Governance

In 2021, Vagabond Tours became Ireland’s first B Corp certified tour company. This means committing to create positive change in the world, with the…

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
Case Study
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…

Vanadzor Industrial Tourism Center
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Vanadzor Industrial Tourism Center

The Vanadzor Industrial Tourism Center project supports the overall aim of strengthening tourism offerings of urban destinations by diversifying…

EU4Culture: Stronger Communities and Initiatives
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EU4Culture: Stronger Communities and Initiatives

To take advantage of the natural and cultural assets and tourism potential of Shirak, Kotayq and Gegharkunik, the DVV International (Armenia) project…

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…

Funding Successful Projects
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Funding Successful Projects

In this session, we will connect with tourism and development experts from around the world to discuss key questions related to effectively managing…

Discussion: Resilience in Tourism
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Discussion: Resilience in Tourism

(2/2) In our 2-part live events, we will cover examples, ideas and insights to help you understand what a resilient tourism business looks like, why…

Presentation: Resilience in Tourism
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Presentation: Resilience in Tourism

In our 2-part live events, we will cover examples, ideas and insights to help you understand what a resilient tourism business looks like, why it…

Bhutan Destination Example
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Bhutan Destination Example

What are Bhutan’s experiences with tourism development that supports its sustainability aims? This resource video highlights successes and challenges…