The United Nations World Tourism Organisation UNWTO named 2017 the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development. The UN intends to implement numerous activities around the world that raise global awareness for the fact that tourism means more than just summer, sun and beach. Sustainability is a key aspect of all TUI Group holidays, from start to finish. The aim is to structure the entire tourism supply chain in a more sustainable and eco-friendly way, from booking through ...

The tourism industry offers a wide range of employment opportunities in its three sectors of hotels, restaurants and travel - and also many training opportunities for young people. People who work in tourism need good organisational skills and an excellent service mentality. This applies to both men and women. Studies have shown that gender equality between male and female employees makes for better quality of service - especially in the tourism sector.

Although Tunisia is a liberal role ...

Travel trends are evolving as the global tourism boom continues unabated. For the first time ever, more than 1.2 million people will go abroad on holiday in 2016. The number of holiday destinations and travel products is also growing year by year. The destination of Germany and its innovative tourism industry are also profiting from this trend, with new, high-quality marketing concepts driving growth in tourism here.

2017 is all set to be a year of successful collaborations and professional ...

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Dr. Marc Drögemöller
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It's impossible to miss the signs. "Playa Accesible – Accessible Beach", read the large information boards indicating the way to the beach – for a group of people who rely on barrier-free access. In Los Cristianos, in the south of the Canary Island of Tenerife, the disabled are especially welcome. A successful information policy in the form of signs and boards is one thing; a good wheelchair-accessible infrastructure another. A kerb-free life is possible here, and ...

It is no exaggeration to say that the Brandenburg Gate, Cologne Cathedral and Neuschwanstein Castle have just seen their ranks grow. The Elbphilharmonie concert hall in Hamburg is a new tourism landmark for Germany. Hamburg has reinvented itself. A bold decision was taken, but rising visitor numbers over many years, coupled with growing tourism and retail revenues, confirm it was the right one. Local support for the transformation is particularly impressive. It is evidenced not just by the ...