23 results found for Tourism

Why tourism deserves our dedication

Taleb Rifai, former Secretary-General of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) and moral sponsor of Connect Your Story tells the story of a wonderful encounter with a female entrepreneur on the lake of Halong Bay.

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Travelling changes your life

A holiday can be a very important moment in the life of a young person. Tourism among young travellers is undervalued, whereas it is in fact extremely important.

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Going on holiday can be life-changing

Social tourism offers holiday opportunities to people who would otherwise struggle to go on holiday for financial, logistical or practical reasons. According to Professor Scott McCabe, holiday experiences can be life-changing.

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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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Working on sustainable tourism in the Dominican Republic

Tourism is very important in the Dominican Republic. But for the moment there is still a vicious circle in the country that makes the rich only richer and that doesn’t help the poor communities to develop themselves. Turissol, the agency for sustainable tourism wants to change this.

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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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Solidarity: essence of social tourism

Diversity, joviality, freedom, openness and the space for everyone to just be themselves. That’s what lies at the heart of social tourism.

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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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Tourism grows from living roots

Conversation with Marianne Schapmans, October 2014

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