• Jan
    26

    Annual Student Photography Contest to capture “Something Special”

    The annual GTTP Photo Contest gives students a chance to take a photo of something unique or special in their country — a place, event or person that tourists should see. The contest is open to all students currently enrolled in GTTP schools in GTTP-member countries. There are cash prizes for the top three photos in…
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  • Dec
    19

    Revisiting Culinary Tourism – the GTTP Student Research topic of 2013

    This article highlights how Emily Zehnder, Sarah Zehnder, and Leigh Thompson, the Canadian GTTP student winners in 2013, progressed their GTTP research work this year, 2014. By Heather Brown, Teacher Sponsor, David Thompson Secondary School The theme of the 2013 Student Research Competition sponsored by the GTTP focused on food and culinary tourism in the participant’s home country. Twenty-two high…
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  • Dec
    9

    GTTP Brazil student conference on “The Future of the Tourism Professional”

    GTTP Brazil organized a student conference on “The Future of the Tourism Professional” as part of the World Tourism Day celebrations on September 27th this year. Mr. Vinicius Lages, Brazil’s Minister of Tourism, was the keynote speaker, inspiring a select group of students to search for knowledge relating tourism and innovation, and to think about…
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  • Dec
    3

    Students from around the world prove future is bright for travel industry at GTTP event

    By: Elizabeth Aston, Senior Advisor, Industry Affairs, Amadeus IT Group The GTTP annual student and teacher awards, which we hosted at the Amadeus Executive Briefing Centre in Sophia Antipolis, brought together gifted students from around the world to showcase their bright ideas to shape a sustainable future of travel. Twenty-two high school students from 11…
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  • Nov
    25

    Read all about this year’s student/teacher conference in Nice, France!

    This week 22 student winners from 11 nations are presenting their findings on “Technology and Sustainability” in travel destinations The Global Travel and Tourism Partnership (GTTP) is hosting its annual student/teacher conference at Le Meridien Nice in France from November 24 to November 28. Twenty-two high school students from 11 countries will share their finding…
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  • Sep
    29

    Always believe in your career dream: it can come true!

    From the GTTP to the Hong Kong Disneyland Hotel. The story of Yen Li Crishner Lam is a 11-year veteran instructor in GTTP Hong Kong’s program, which serves some 15,500 students in 155 schools. Earlier this year he took a class to tour the Hong Kong Disneyland Hotel, where one of his former students, Yen…
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  • Sep
    5

    The impact of big events on local communities: the case of the Cheung Chau Island festival

    Have you ever wondered what happens when a homegrown village festival becomes swamped by tens of thousands of visitors? How do the villagers feel about it? This is not an idle question. Festivals have become big business around the world, and some overwhelm their host communities. GTTP Hong Kong’s Director, Chammy Y.L. Lau from Hong…
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  • Sep
    4

    Welcome to the GTTP Blog!

    Welcome to the official Blog of the Global Travel and Tourism Partnership.  Here are updates on our initiatives and activities, projects and achievements of our students, news from our Global Partners, and much more.
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