46 results found for Meeting people

Travelling exercises your tolerance muscles

Tourism offers us the opportunity to meet other people. That’s important, because we learn to see and value other people, who often live, think and interact differently than us, without judging them.

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Respect, value and enjoy what is different

A conversation with Taleb Rifai, Secretary-General of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) | 12 September 2017

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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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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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Time for each other

Time for each other

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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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On habits and a diversity of lenses

Home.

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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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The wild adventures of Stephan & Ruut

The wild adventures of Stephan & Ruut

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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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