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Sustainable Tourism Project Management: New Partnership for PM4SD
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.
By TrainingAid | September 12, 2017
New Online Training Classes in Sustainable Tourism Announced
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.
By TrainingAid | November 21, 2016
Tourism Skills and Jobs: Research on Skills Training for Industry Professionals
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.
By TrainingAid | April 25, 2016
Promoting Sustainable Tourism through Training: Partnership with the GSTC
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.
By TrainingAid | February 01, 2016
Tourism Innovation, Storytelling, Destination Best Practices & More: Our Most Shared Articles
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.
By TrainingAid | January 04, 2016
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.
By TrainingAid | June 11, 2015
Tourism Industry Partners & Colleagues: Let’s Connect at ITB-Berlin
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.
By Ferdinand Weps | February 17, 2015
#SMWSocTravel Social Networks for Travel Professionals
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.
By TrainingAid | February 13, 2014
2014 Top Lists: Key Trends Tourism Businesses Should Watch Out For
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.
By TrainingAid | January 06, 2014
Year in Review 2013: Travel Trends, Sustainability Stories & Opportunities for 2014
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.
By TrainingAid | December 29, 2013
Online Courses by TraningAid: Coming in 2014
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.
By Ferdinand Weps | December 10, 2013
Responsible Tourism Day Highlights: WTM London Report
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
By TrainingAid | November 13, 2013
Ecotourism Destinations in Europe: EuroEco 2013 Conference
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
By Ayako Ezaki | November 11, 2013
European Ecotourism Conference: Romania, 23-25 October 2013
The second European Ecotourism Conference (Poiana Brașov, Romania, 23-25 October 2013), organized by the Association of Ecotourism in Romania and partners, brings together ecotourism practitioners from across the continent and beyond, with the goal of addressing key questions around European ecotour
By Ayako Ezaki | September 18, 2013
Training Report: Travelife Vocational Training on Sustainability in Tourism
Earlier this month, the TrainingAid team participated in the training sessions organized by Travelife, focusing on sustainability practices in the tourism industry (Sept 2-4, 2013, Monnickendam).
By Ayako Ezaki | September 10, 2013