Tag: sustainable tourism

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!

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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SUMMER SCHOOL: Study Visit to the archaeological site of Ercolano

At the last day of the Naples Summer School a group of delegates as well as pm4esd training participants visited the “Herculaneum Conservation Project” at Ercolano. The very purpose of this visit was to apply pm4esd concepts and techniques to a practical, real-life example learning about current project management practices in the management of tourism. …

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Organisations in #PM4SDNaples

The Global Partnership for Sustainable Tourism is a global initiative launched in 2011 to inject sustainability principles into the mainstream of tourism policies, development, and operations. The Coordinating Office is hosted by the United Nations Environment Programme, Division of Technology, Industry, and Economics (UNEP-DTIE).  UNDP has developed several projects and programmes dedicated to promote sustainable …

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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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