• Nov
    18

    GTTP Alumna Profile: Sumey Cabello Le Roux from South Africa

    Sumey Cabello Le Roux was a South African Winner of the Global Travel and Tourism Partnership Research Award in 2002 while a student at Duineveld High School in Upington in the Northern Cape Province.  She and her fellow South African winner Leandra Brand presented their research on the Nama people, a vanishing culture, at the GTTP’s annual student/teacher conference, which…
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  • Oct
    28

    Ten Years On: Profile of Maria Bykova,
    GTTP alumna from Russia

    Maria Bykova is 25 with a job that is a little like a car: lots of moving parts.  Her role is “Sales Manager, Groups & Events” for the Hotel Baltschug Kempinski, a Five Star hotel in the center of Moscow. The establishment is part of the Kempinski group, which owns or manages 75 luxury hotels, mostly in Europe…
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  • Sep
    24

    The Road to Bordeaux: GTTP Alumna Profile of
    Katie Nga Man Chong

    Interview with Katie Chong, a 2002 winner of the Global Travel and Tourism Partnership’s annual student research competition, representing Hong Kong.  Each year Katie Chong flies from Hong Kong to the Bordeaux region of France as a procurement (purchasing) manager for Jointek Fine Wines Limited, a key wine trading company in Asia.  Her mission: help choose which of…
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  • Aug
    27

    GTTP Interview with Kingston College student Annabelle Lynch on her Hertz work placement

    By Martin O’Brien Former Programme Leader – Service Industries Kingston College* Owing to our continued and supportive connection with the Global Travel and Tourism Partnership, Kingston College and Hertz Car Rental have been able to offer fantastic work placement opportunities to seven of the College’s students earlier this year. Students worked in different departments of…
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  • May
    13

    GTTP Opened My Eyes To Many Travel and Tourism Career Choices, by 2010 Student Research Award Winner, Gemma Haywood

    Google translation Gemma Haywood was a UK winner of the Global Travel and Tourism Partnership Research Award in 2010 while a student at Cornwall College St Austell*. She and her fellow UK winner Josie Greatorex presented at the GTTP’s annual student/teacher conference, which was held in Munich that year. In this interview, Gemma shares a taste of the adventures she’s been up to…
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  • Apr
    27

    Extending our Responsible Business reach through Education – GTTP Interview with Françoise Grumberg, Carlson Wagonlit Travel

    GTTP Board Member Françoise Grumberg, Vice President Global Responsible Business, Carlson Wagonlit Travel, explains the rewards of working with the Global Travel and Tourism Partnership. Why is Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) involved with the Global Travel and Tourism Partnership? We have a saying at our company: we operate with one foot in today, and one foot…
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  • Apr
    15

    How the GTTP Has Changed My Life by 2010 Research Award Winner, Sandra Feng

    Sandra Feng was a research award winner of the Global Travel and Tourism Partnership in 2010, while studying at Ningbo Polytechnic in Zhejiang of her home country, China. This led to exciting new chapters in her life’s journey, as Sandra describes in this guest blog. Here she recounts how her GTTP experiences have made a strong impact…
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  • Mar
    16

    In Pursuit of My Dream, by Margaret Cheung, a GTTP Student Research Winner in 2011

    Margaret Cheung, of Hong Kong, was a research award winner of the Global Travel and Tourism Partnership while a student in 2011 at Lok Sin Tong Young Ko Hsiao Lin Secondary School*. She is now studying at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University’s School of Hotel and Tourism Management, a highly competitive program. In this guest blog, Margaret…
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  • Feb
    18

    Kyangala Girls’ GTTP Club in Kenya engages in planting and studying the environment

    In Kenya,  56 public secondary schools across 47 counties run the GTTP program as a Tourism Club, with over 800 students participating in total. The GTTP’s Passport to the World curriculum to introduce students to the travel and tourism industry is fully endorsed by Kenya’s Ministries of Education and Tourism.  Mr. Nzioka, GTTP Club Patron…
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  • Feb
    2

    A Force For Good

    By Michel Taride, Chair of the GTTP Advisory Board and Group President of Hertz International If you are considering a career in travel and tourism then I wish to reaffirm that you are looking at a truly exciting and rewarding industry to work in. Tourism is a Force for Good. It promotes tolerance and peace. It creates…
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