Silvia Barbone

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Who will host the Summer School 2015? The Call for Host Organisation is open!

After the success of the Summer School 2014 from the 1st to the 3rd of July in Seinäjoki, Finland FEST – Foundation for European Sustainable Tourism is already organizing the next edition of the Summer School “Leadership and Governance for Sustainable Tourism” in July 2015. The Summer School takes place in the first or second week of …

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Summer School 2014 is coming!

45 days left to the Summer School “Leadership and Governance in Sustainable Tourism” that will take place in Seinäjoki from the 1st of July to 3rd of July. Here the partial list of the speakers and moderator of the second edition of the Summer School: Silvia Barbone, Executive Director, FEST – Foundation For European Sustainable Tourism Cinzia De Marzo, DGENTR, Unit E1 – Tourism Policy, EU Commission …

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Webinar “PM4SD Design and deliver effective, sustainable tourism projects”

Do you work on projects in the tourism sector? Are you concerned about support and ability to deliver sustainable tourism projects? The webinar on 9th May (time 11:00 GMT / 12:00 CET – duration 45-50 mins) will introduce PM4SD™, Project Management for Sustainable Tourism, a project management methodology designed specifically for the tourism industry. The webinar …

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FEST Call for papers 2014 – Deadlines extended

On the occasion of the International Conference on Leadership and Governance in Sustainable Tourism taking place in Seinäjoki- Finland, from the 1st to the 3rd July  2014, FEST- Foundation for European Sustainable Tourism invites the international community to submit extended abstracts of papers on one of the following themes: Best practices in combining Tourism and Green Care Stakeholder management …

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NEW Training Courses and Summer School 2014

NEW training courses & Summer School! ATO, Accredited training organization, Jlag is glad and proud to present the 2014 dates for PM4ESD™ Foundation training courses, as well as the official location for the Summer School 2014 on “Leadership and Governance for Sustainable Tourism”. Here’s the Calendar: 1st training course: Brussels – Belgium, February 5th-7th 2014 2nd training course: Rome – …

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Get your copy of the NEW edition of the PM4SD® Manual!

We wish to present the NEW edition of the Project Management for Sustainable Development – PM4SD® manual. The Project Management for Sustainable Development (PM4SD®) forms the basis of a new methodology for designing and managing successful tourism projects. PM4SD® aims to become the internationally recognised methodology to use tourism as a force for social, economic …

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EARTH conference on European Realities of Responsible Tourism

On December 2nd 2013 the conference  European Realities of Responsible Tourism took place in Brussels, gathering 25 speakers for sessions on responsible tourism, fair trade in tourism and accessible tourism best practices. Relevant and important contributions came from European  associations, cooperatives,  responsible tourism operators who apply the principles of innovation, dynamism, diversity, responsibility and collaboration in promoting …

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FINAL CONFERENCE: Successful tourism projects for 2014-2020

Our FINAL CONFERENCE will be the occasion to highlight all the aspects included in the PM4SD® and to answer questions such as: How to contribute to enhance more impactful benefits for sustainable tourism development? How to use properly the word ‘sustainability’? Which challenges sustainable tourism has to face to be competitive? WHERE & WHEN? 19th September 2013 | 11.30 …

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Thanks to our Prague practitioners!

Last week we held our last training course in the framework of the T4EST, Training for European Sustainable Tourism, in Prague!  More opportunities to be trained on PM4SD® will come! Stay tuned!

Prague: The Next Project Management for Sustainable Tourism – PM4SD® – Training Course

In two weeks’ time, the last training course in PM4SD® will take place. It will be held in the magical city of Prague, between the 10th and the 12th of September. If you are a project manager or a tourism professional, and if you are truly committed in making tourism more sustainable, then this is …

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