“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
Effective project management is a critical part of implementing sustainability efforts both at the organization and destination levels. Tourism industry practitioners therefore benefit greatly from practical project management tools that support long-term project success.
TrainingAid, through its partnership with the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC), is offering new 4-Week Courses of the GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training Program (STTP), starting in 2017.
TrainingAid is conducting research on training opportunities for tourism professionals, and seeking input from industry stakeholders. Our research focuses on skills building opportunities, because skills matter for business success and for the sustainable development of our industry.
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.
Black Sea Sustainable Rural Tourism Program to Bring Together Partners from Ukraine, Turkey and Georgia
TrainingAid is excited to be part of the Black Sea Sustainable Rural Tourism Program, an integrated rural tourism initiative focused on the sustainable destination development and ecotourism opportunities in the Black Sea Region.
March is right around the corner, and for many of us engaged in the world of travel and tourism, it means that it’s time to start thinking about the annual global tourism industry gathering in Berlin, Germany: ITB Berlin.
TrainingAid is hosting an event during the upcoming Social Media Week in Hamburg – Social Media Skills for Social Travel Entrepreneurs (18 Feb 2014) – and we’ll be sharing tips, ideas, and resources for travel and social media professionals before and during the event, with the tag #SMWSocTravel.
We start off the new year by sharing out top five list of lists for 2014 trends that tourism businesses and destinations should watch out for - from marketing, social media, to visual design, to philanthropy and charitable giving.
From Spotify to the United Nations, “year in review” lists are among the most frequently shared content during the holiday season. As we reflect on the year, it's a perfect time to look back on some of the biggest stories of 2013.
What are we up to these days? A lot of exciting development! We continue to work on building different parts of our company, getting the word out, and of course, learning wherever and whenever we can.
The World Travel Market (WTM), a leading international tourism industry exhibition, offered opportunities to learn about responsible tourism, through discussions on critical issues related to the tourism industry's footprint and various social events showcasing innovative ideas and inspirations
The European Ecotourism Conference, which was held in Poiana Brașov, Romania, from 23-25 October 2013, gathered together ecotourism practitioners and experts from across the region to discuss the current challenges and future opportunities for ecotourism standards, destinations, and businesses in Eu