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REGISTRATION for UNWTO Practicum on "Crisis Communications in Tourism" (Edition in Spanish)

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Madrid
Spain
Madrid
Spain
Madrid
Spain
Madrid
Spain
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Practicum
15 May 2017

La Organización Mundial del Turismo (OMT) invita cordialmente a sus Estados Miembros a participar en la edición 2017 del programa UNWTO Practicum. Este programa de capacitación incluirá un taller sobre Comunicaciones de Crisis en Turismo y se celebrará en español y francés, en la sede de la OMT en España (Madrid) y en el Principado de Andorra del 9 al 16 de Julio de 2017.


El Practicum de la OMT tiene el triple objetivo de:

  • (a) ofrecer capacitación a los funcionarios de las Administraciones Nacionales de Turismo de los Estados Miembros de la OMT en sus esferas de responsabilidad básicas;

  • (b) familiarizarles con el programa de trabajo de la OMT y de la Fundación OMT. Themis y las actividades y servicios que en él se ofrecen; y

  • (c) darles la oportunidad de establecer contactos entre los participantes y con los funcionarios responsables de la OMT y la Fundación OMT.Themis.


De este modo, los funcionarios  pueden aprovechar mejor el valor añadido que la OMT ofrece a sus Miembros, y tener contacto personal con responsables de los diversos programas de la Organización y programas regionales.

Todo funcionario que quiera participar al UNWTO Practicum deberá:

 

  • ocupar un puesto de nivel directivo en la administración nacional, regional o local de turismo, con participación directa en el área de Comunicación;

  • tener un excelente dominio del Español y/o Francés -según corresponda-, ya que el Taller se llevará a cabo en estos idiomas; y

  • ser capaz de contribuir activamente a los procedimientos del Practicum de la OMT.

Para inscribirse al UNWTO Practicum,  los candidatos deberán rellenar el formulario de pre-inscripción en https://survey.zohopublic.com/zs/SMCux0 .

 

La fecha límite para la presentación de candidaturas es el 15 de Mayo de 2017.

 

Dado el carácter interactivo del UNWTO Practicum, la participación está limitada a un total de 10 personas por idioma, por lo cual se hará una selección final de los participantes en función de sus méritos y los seleccionados serán informados por correo electrónico. Así mismo, se debe tener en cuenta que el hecho de inscribirse, no significa que el candidato haya sido aceptado automáticamente como participante.

Por otro lado, y como se indica en el documento adjunto sobre Información General, el transporte aéreo de ida a Madrid (España) y de vuelta desde Barcelona (España) correrá a cargo del país que envíe a cada participante, mientras que la OMT sufragará el alojamiento en Madrid y Andorra, y el transporte interior Madrid - Andorra - Barcelona.

 

Si deseara recibir más información, agradeceríamos que se pusiera en contacto con nosotros a través de practicum@unwtothemis.org

 
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UNWTO & ATM Ministerial Forum

Location

Al Multaqua Ballroom, DICEC Dubai
United Arab Emirates
25° 16' 16.1004" N, 55° 18' 26.946" E
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24 April 2017

UNWTO & ATM Ministerial Forum on Tourism's contribution to sustainable and inclusive economic growth and diversification in the MENA region

Under the patronage of H.E. Eng. Sultan bin Saeed AlMansoori, Minister of Economy of the United Arab Emirates

In the framework of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017

The UNWTO & Arabian Travel Market Ministerial Forum on Tourism’s contribution to sustainable and inclusive economic growth and diversification in the MENA region, will bring together Ministers of Tourism and industry leaders in the MENA region to consider ways and means of capitalizing on Tourism growth in the region and building a sustainable ecosystem for the sector that would unlock its contribution to the fulfilment of their national agendas for GDP growth and economic diversification, innovation, entrepreneurship and productivity, job creation, human capital and infrastructure development, investment and export promotion.

The Forum will address the following issues:

  • Empowering evidence based decision making and accurate measurement of the contribution of Tourism to current and future economic growth - particularly as regards GDP, jobs and exports - and its multiplier effect on other sectors of the economy.
  • Enhancing the contribution of domestic tourism alongside international tourism (especially intra-regional) in delivering sustainable economic growth from the sector.
  • Main challenges and opportunities for securing investment in Tourism (FDI and domestic investment).
  • Strategies and measures to strengthen Tourism’s resilience to external shocks.
  • Ensuring that economic growth due to Tourism leads to the sustainable and inclusive development of host communities and the transition towards a green economy.
  • Investing in technology - driven innovations to enhance performance and improve competitiveness.
  • Policies to promote job creation and entrepreneurship.
  • Strengthening the sector’s institutional framework, engaging and aligning key governmental role players on Tourism policy issues and targets and developing result driven partnerships with local and international stakeholders.

For Ministers registration, please click here

Other participants can register here 

 

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For more information, please contact: mgaido@unwto.org / rpme@unwto.org 

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Accounting and Statistics for Sustainable Tourism - Lunchtime Seminar

Location

New York
United States
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8 March 2017

World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) organize this side-event on the occasion of 2017 as International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, and to underline that sustainable tourism is an important element of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, as it relates to sustainable economic growth and decent employment. 

Within the context of the Statistical Commission this side event is intended to highlight the measurement issues of sustainable tourism and to provide further explanation to the report of UNWTO on tourism statistics (E/CN.3/2017/17). That report describes the planned development of a statistical framework for measuring sustainable tourism to support more integrated measurement and policy in the context of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and also proposes the development of a compilation guide for the Tourism Satellite Accounts (TSA), and a technical note on linking the System of Environmental Economic Accounting (SEEA) and the TSA.

You can see more information about this side-event in the following webpage: http://unstats.un.org/unsd/statcom/48th-session/side-events/20170308-2L-accounting-and-statistics-for-sustainable-tourism/

More information on the activities and initiatives to advance sustainable tourism for development can be found at www.tourism4development2017.org.

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REGISTRATION for the UNWTO/CTO Workshop on Sustainable Tourism Destination Management and Marketing with the collaboration of GSTC

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St.Lucia
Saint Lucia
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UNWTO/CTO Workshop on Sustainable Tourism Destination Management and Marketing (St Lucia, Saint Lucia, 27-31 March 2017)
27 March 2017 - 31 March 2017

 

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), its UNWTO.Themis Foundation and the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) invite high-level decision makers in the national, regional and local tourism administrations and organizations, as well as senior tourism practitioners from tourism associations and industry groups and travel and tourism practitioners from the Caribbean region and the region of the Americas to apply for the UNWTO/CTO Workshop on Sustainable Tourism Destination Management and Marketing, scheduled to be held in Saint Lucia from 27 to 31 March 2017.

This executive training workshop will examine key concepts, processes and practices in sustainable tourism destination management and marketing, based on lessons learned internationally and in the region of the Americas. This executive training workshop is designed to equip tourism practitioners with knowledge, skills and tools to be used in the development of sustainable tourism destinations, as well as provide a forum for discussion about current issues and practices key to addressing the sustainable management and marketing of tourism destinations. The workshop will be conducted in English.

Deadline to register - 3 March, 2017

Further Information on the registration process and requirements can be found at:

 
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Seventeenth meeting - Committee on Statistics and the Tourism Satellite Account

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UNWTO Headquarters Madrid
Spain
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Meeting Committee on Statistics and the Tourism Satellite Account, Madrid, Spain, 24-25 January 2017
24 January 2017 - 25 January 2017

The Seventeenth meeting of the Committee on Statistics and the Tourism Satellite Account was held, on 24-25 January 2017, in UNWTO Headquarters.

  • Towards a Statistical Framework for Measuring Sustainable Tourism (MST) (item for discussion):
    • Proceedings of the Meeting of the Working Group of Experts on Measuring Sustainable Tourism (doc) (ppt(agenda item 3.1)
    • Statistical framework for measuring sustainable tourism – Draft outline (doc) (ppt(agenda item 3.2)
    • Linking the accounting frameworks of the SEEA and the TSA – Draft outline for a Technical Note (doc) (ppt(agenda item 3.3)
    • Options for allocating environmental flows to tourism through integration of data from tourism and environmental-economic accounts (doc) (ppt(agenda item 3.4) 
    • Pilot studies' progress (agenda item 3.5):
    • Global Implementation of the SEEA (ppt(agenda item 3.6)
    • Global Assessment on Status of Tourism Statistics in countries (ppt(agenda item 3.6)
       
  • Measuring tourism at subnational levels (item for disucssion):
    • Tourism, territory and sustainability: a statistical insight at subnational levels (doc) (ppt(agenda item 5.1)
    • Note by the Chair of the Committee (doc(agenda item 5.2)
    • European Regions measuring sustainable tourism for effective policy making (NECSTouR) (ppt) (agenda item 5.3)
    • Operational framework for measuring sustainable tourism in destinations: the case of Santorini (ppt) (agenda item 5.4)
    • A we-based regional tourism satellite account information system - the case of Guangdong, China (ppt) (agenda item 5.5)
       
  • SDGs indicators
    • Draft response from the Committee to the IAEG on SDG indicators (doc(agenda item 6)
       
  • Programme of Work (item for discussion):
    • Report of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) on tourism statistics to UN Statistical Commission (doc(agenda item 7.1)
    • Possible way forward and priorities (agenda item 7.2):
      • Draft outline TSA Compilation Guide (doc) (ppt)
      • Proposed MST research program (doc) (ppt
         
  • Big Data: opportunities and challenges (item for information)
    • Lessons drwan by the Task Force Big Data (ppt) (agenda item 8.1)
    • Possible uses of Big Data in the compilation of National Accounts: The case of the Tourism Satellite Account of Mexico (ppt) (agenda item 8.2)  
       
  • Round table discussion on New Phenomena: "sharing economy" (item for information)
    • Private tourism services through digital platforms (doc) (ppt) (questionnaire: EnglishFrench and Spanish(agenda item 9.1)
    • ​Challenges for the accommodation statistics due to newly emerging booking platforms – the Vienna example (ppt(agenda item 9.2)
       
  • Presentations
    • Information tools for decision-making in Tourism for Peru (ppt) (agenda item 10.1)

Photos of the seventeenth meeting (click on the image to expand)

 

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SCHOLARSHIPS for the UNWTO Course in Argentina on “The digital tourist”

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Córdoba
Argentina
Córdoba
Argentina
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Becass Argentina
25 July 2016 - 9 August 2016

 

La Organización Mundial del Turismo, su Fundación OMT.Themis y el Ministerio de Turismo de Argentina invitan a los funcionarios de los Estados Miembros de la OMT a inscribirse y solicitar beca para el curso internacional de la OMT Excelencia en la gestión turística: El turista digital que se desarrollará del 11 al 16 de septiembre en Córdoba.

 

El programa de este año propone a los participantes cuatro días de curso teórico-práctico, durante el cual se realizarán presentaciones, discusiones, debates, trabajos en grupo y actividades prácticas, a fin de compartir conocimientos, herramientas, habilidades y la oportunidad de discutir y poner en práctica temas relevantes al marketing digital y la experiencia del turista.

El último día, viernes 16 de septiembre, habrá un evento abierto al público en general donde expertos internacionales en marketing digital en turismo informarán a los oyentes sobre las nuevas tendencias y darán ejemplos de buenas prácticas y casos internacionales relacionados con la temática.

Las becas cubrirán el costo total de la matrícula, el alojamiento, la manutención y el transporte interno en Córdoba requerido para el buen desarrollo del curso. Serán otorgadas a un máximo de 20 funcionarios de turismo, de habla hispana de los Estados Miembros de la OMT designados por la máxima autoridad al frente de la Administración Nacional de Turismo, quienes serán seleccionados según sus méritos, cualificaciones, experiencia y nivel de español.

Los candidatos internacionales deseosos de postular para la beca y participar en el curso de la OMT en Argentina deberán:

  • residir fuera de Argentina;

  • ser funcionarios cualificados de turismo de los Estados Miembros de la OMT;

  • ser designados por sus respectivos gobiernos, mediante una carta de nominación de la máxima autoridad al frente de la Administración Nacional de Turismo;

  • haber completado la educación universitaria validada por un título (por lo menos a nivel licenciatura o maestría);

  • tener un excelente dominio del español;

  • poseer una póliza de seguro internacional que cubra las incidencias más frecuentes de un viaje, en particular, que garantice asistencia sanitaria durante toda la estancia en el extranjero;

  • presentar oralmente información de su país sobre el tema del curso.

 

Los candidatos nacionales deseosos de postular para la beca y participar al curso de la OMT en Argentina deberán contactar con el Ministerio de Turismo de la Nación Argentina.

Para postular al curso y a las becas, los funcionarios de turismo de habla hispana de los Estados Miembros de la OMT interesados deberán:

  • cubrir los requisitos mencionados;

  • completar el Formulario de inscripción online (http://themis.unwto.org/node/45244);

  • subir/cargar allí mismo los documentos requeridos (o enviar por email a capacity@unwtothemis.org)  y

  • enviar la carta de nominación de la máxima autoridad al frente de la Administración Nacional de Turismo ANTES DEL 9 DE AGOSTO DE 2016 a:

 

Alejandro Varela

Director Adjunto del Programa Regional para las Américas

Organización Mundial del Turismo

Correo electrónico: capacity@unwtothemis.org

 

La primera convocatoria finalizará el 25 de julio y la segunda convocatoria finalizará el 9 de agosto. Los candidatos que se postulen dentro del primer plazo, tendrán prioridad y sus candidaturas serán las primeras en pasar por el comité de selección.

Para consultas puede dirigirse a Sra. Pay Facio a: capacity@unwtothemis.org

 
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Egypt is to host a UNWTO Executive Training Course on Tourism for Diplomats

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Cairo
Egypt
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Yes
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UNWTO Executive Training Course on Tourism for Diplomats
4 October 2016

The World Tourism Organization, its UNWTO.Themis Foundation and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Arab Republic of Egypt are to host in Cairo (Egypt) on 3 and 4 October 2016, the UNWTO Executive Training Course on Tourism for Diplomats.

The objective of this UNWTO Executive Training Course is to provide diplomats with knowledge, skills and tools in order to enable them to carry out the duties of international tourism relations and tourism promotion in accordance with the strategic lines of their countries' tourim policy.

 

 

 
 

 

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Egypt is to host a UNWTO Capacity Building Workshop on Crisis Management

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Cairo
Egypt
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No
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Course in Egypt
25 September 2016 - 29 September 2016

Egypt is to host in Cairo from 25-29 September 2016, the UNWTO Capacity Building Workshop on Crisis Management, organized by the World Tourism Organization, its UNWTO.Themis Foundation and the Ministry of Tourism of the Arab Republic of Egypt.

This workshop, to be delivered by international experts, wishes to provide participants with knowledge, skills and a forum for discussion and reflection on the various crisis management tools so that, by the end of the course, they will be able to plan and implement crisis management plans that mitigate the impact of crisis situations and accelerate recovery.

 

 

 
 

 

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