We’ve rounded up the best news from November: how to transition to net-zero travel, how the pandemic truly impacted the travel industry, details about the UNWTO Executive Council meeting, and much more.
- A recent study by ICEF Monitor shows that students are increasingly concerned about whether they can work during their studies to ease the cost of studying abroad. Learn more about it in their latest article.
- UNWTO’s Executive Council meeting placed innovation, investments, education, and youth empowerment at the center of discussion, saying they are cornerstones to transforming tourism. TravelDailyNews shared all the details.
- Data indicates that studying abroad can positively affect students’ employability in a challenging market once they go back home. Find out how studying abroad impacts graduates’ employability – by yours truly – Alandis Travel.
- People are becoming increasingly aware of the importance of preserving the environment and caring for the well-being of local people, all through an educational experience. With that in mind, our friends at Little Lost Travel have put together an article on ecotourism and why it is essential.
- The travel sector is urged not to consider disabled travelers an “afterthought.” Our colleagues at Travel Weekly talk about all the challenges disabled travelers have to face to go on a trip.
- Net Zero is the balance between the number of greenhouse gasses emitted by human activity and the amount removed from the atmosphere through mitigating actions. At Skift, they had an exciting forum on Strategies for the Transition to Net-Zero Travel, which you can watch on their page.
- Destinations worldwide report significant advances in sustainable tourism, with timely evidence and analytics serving as crucial tools for transformation as the sector’s recovery continues. Learn all about it in UNWTO’s newest post.
- Sustainable tourism is a trend nowadays. The term is thrown around all the time, along with other expressions that may sound similar but refer to something different. To shed light on the matter, the Global Sustainable Tourism Council has put together the definitions of sustainable tourism, ecotourism, etc.
- Spain aims to be one of the most sustainable countries in the world. For that purpose, they have been investing in becoming more digital and sustainable. You can find all there is to know about this topic at Travel Weekly.
Tour Operator News
- The food tourism sector is expected to grow steadily for various reasons, including the rise of cultural integration trends across the globe, an article by TravelDailyNews.
- We just learned from TourismReview that tourist activity in Spain has recovered strongly and already reached 95% of the level recorded in the record year of 2019, despite the generalized price increase. All the details are in their latest article.
- It’s been two years since the pandemic, but how has it affected the travel industry? UNWTO shows how devastating the pandemic was for the sector in this report.
- Puerto Rico has made a strong comeback after the pandemic, becoming one of the most popular destinations in the world. Our friends at Travel Pulse have compiled a list of all the main reasons Puerto Rico is the “it” travel destination.
- According to a new survey, the appetite to travel shows no signs of slowing down, meaning that international travel is back. Learn all the details at Breaking Travel News.
- Valencia (Spain) will host the first world congress of the World Tourism Association for Culture and Heritage on the preservation of heritage and cultural resources in tourist destinations. Learn all about it in TravelDailyNews.
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