20 results found for Awareness

Social Tourism acts as a lever for the right to travel

A conversation with Taleb Rifai, Secretary-General of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) | 7 September 2017

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Grasping the essence of life

After a trip to India, I learned that when you free yourself from all that materialism and perfectionism, you come closer to the essence of life. Explore

A plea for playfulness

The child in us often lurks just below the surface, it never leaves us. Watching an enjoyable performance or listening to a captivating story brings a childlike carefreeness and amazement to the surface. There’s a healing force in it.

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The Holiday: Slowly getting a Feel for the Mystery of Life

How do two young people raised in very different worlds see holidays? What do they see as the essence of the holiday experience?

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Weaving holiday stories as golden threads into our lives

When people in the helping profession/care workers offer space to talk about holiday experiences, they have a chance to integrate their hopes, experiences and discoveries into their personal and family life line.

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Returning home with an enriched mother tongue

Since 2016, Chené Swart, from South Africa, regularly travels to Flanders and stays with a family in Limburg. Chené returns back home with a deeper connection to her mother tongue and a lot of gratitude for the diversity of South Africa.

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Amazed to be amazed

Els is recalling the tandem cycling trip she went on in Brighton last year in May. This typical South-Eastern English town was both the starting and arrival point of a 600-km cycling track.

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Tourism Transforms

In April 2017 Peter De Wilde, choreographer/director of Visit Flanders (Toerisme Vlaandern) , opened the door to a new path towards the future for his organisation and the sector. He initiated the 'Tourism Transforms' process.

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Lost in Ghent

When does one lose her recklessness? What do I give up when I go on a 'more thoughtful' journey? Can I ever get again butterflies in the stomach through the feeling of recklessness freedom? Will I get something in return, when I give up my naivety?

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Longing for peace

Peace of mind

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