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Announcing the selected papers!

With the Summer School approaching, we are very happy to announce that the Scientific Committee – which includes Basquetour, the University of Deusto and FEST –  has selected 4 papers to be presented. The Call for Papers invited professionals to submit case studies under one of the following themes: key management models, entrepreneurship or best practices in monitoring funded initiatives.The …

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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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SUMMER SCHOOL: Leadership and Governance for sustainable tourism

Naples hosted the first edition of the Summer School from the 8th to the 12th of July at the University of Suor Orsola Benincasa premises. The PM4SD™ methodology was officially launched. PM4SD™ is the adaptation for the tourism sector of project management methodology PRINCE2; Projects In Controlled Environments. PM4SD™ is the first Sustainable Tourism Project Management certified methodology based …

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Why coming to Naples and join the Summer School?

Still hesitant? Find in today’s post several reasons to attend the first Summer School on Project Management for Sustainable Tourism Because it will be the first high level event gathering international experts committed to address the issue of how to professionalize sustainable tourism project management including: Representatives of UNEP, European Commission, European Investment Bank, GIZ, Euromed …

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Experienced course in Leeds

30 students attended the PM4SD training course in Leeds, ranging from two Project Managers from the World Tourism Organization to the sustainability manager for Thomas Cook or the Tourism Programme Officer for the Organisation of East Caribbean States. The level of participation was very high and the event went smoothly as elements of the methodology …

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Better places to live and better places to visit; in that order

Today we are pleased to share with you the foreword of our PM4SD manual written by professor Harold Goodwin, from Leeds Metropolitan University, and International Centre for Responsible Tourism. Professor Goodwin will be also one of the high-level speakers of our upcoming Summer School on project management. Due to his wide experience in such a topic we will …

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Networking for a better public action

Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur Region, founder member of NECSTouR have been invited to share with us best practices on EU tourism networks.  The PACA Region has initiated some networks, animated and coordinated together with the Tourism Board in order to improve the synergy of their actions and to monitor the circulation of information among their members. The …

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Underestimating Risk

Travel FoundationThe is a UK tour operator funded charity that runs environmental & livelihoods projects overseas to demonstrate how sustainable tourism can work. They commissioned a qualification development and training project in Egypt based on the recommendations of a EuropeAid funded project, to raise professionalism in the snorkeling instructors. While a benefits analysis had been …

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