• 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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  • Oct
    22

    Inside Track. Tourism Education News from Brazil

    Olá from Brazil! A country where tourism is full of opportunities.Dr. Mariana Aldrigui I was invited to join GTTP 12 years ago, as a teacher trainer for an educational program developed throughout the country. When this program ended, I was invited to coordinate GTTP actions in Brazil, which was and still is an honour. As a university researcher,…
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  • Oct
    22

    Inside Track – Tourism Education News from New Zealand

    By Matt Stenton, Director GTTP New Zealand Kia ora from New Zealand! The latest country to join the GTTP. The first ever edition of this newsletter is proudly brought to you by Matt Stenton, one of GTTP’s newest directors.  In my day-to-day life, I am the Programme Director for a government-funded initiative known as ‘Go with Tourism’, which launched…
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  • Feb
    27

    GTTP Board Member from Amadeus visits a GTTP Russia high school

    by Nina Kuznetsova, Director GTTP Russia Classroom visits are one of the best forms of careers education. Hearing first-hand from professionals about career options is very insightful and inspiring for students. During her recent classroom visit in Moscow, Charoula Gkioka, who serves on the GTTP Advisory Board and is a Senior Advisor of Industry Affairs…
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  • Jan
    15

    Young people represent the future of travel, let’s encourage, support, and guide them

    by Angelica Mkok, Head, Social Responsibility, Amadeus IT Group Betti and Zsófi are Hungarian sisters with a passion for travel. At the latest edition of the Global Travel and Tourism Partnership (GTTP) annual competition in Nice, France, they shared how this passion came about and what the GTTP means to them. “We were always interested…
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  • Dec
    5

    Student research winners from 12 nations presented findings at Nice, France conference hosted by Global Travel and Tourism Partnership

    The Global Travel and Tourism Partnership (GTTP) announced that 24 secondary and tertiary students from 12 countries were selected as 2017 Student Research Competition winners out of approximately 2,000 entries. The students presented their case study research findings at the GTTP’s annual student/teacher conference this November 27 – 28 in Nice, France. The winning pupils…
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  • Jun
    1

    GTTP Hong Kong teachers on a mission

    by Chammy Lau, Director of GTTP Hong Kong A new GTTP Hong Kong Teachers’  Cruise Operations training day was successfully held last month. Supported by Dream Cruises and its local sales agent (Lotus Tours), a group of 25 GTTP teachers as well as myself embarked their new ship “Genting Dream Cruise” with cocktail receptions provided. Dream Cruises, debuted in November…
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  • Apr
    12

    GTTP conference changed my perception of the world, by 2011 Student Research Winner, João Pedro Pierini

    In 2011 when I was in my first year of high school, I was invited by my cousin, who was then taking a tourism course, to participate in a travel education program by the Global Travel and Tourism Partnership (GTTP). Until then, the tourism industry was quite unknown to me and I didn’t have much idea…
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  • Feb
    10

    A Retrospective: Looking Back On Our 20th Anniversary Celebrations – Part 1

    Throughout 2016, the Global Travel Tourism Partnership team and community have celebrated the foundation’s 20 years of success in teaching more than 2 million high school and tertiary students about travel, tourism and hospitality careers as well as sustainability issues. In Part 1 of our retrospective, we feature highlights of our exciting events and activities that…
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  • Jan
    20

    A Retrospective: Looking Back On Our 20th Anniversary Celebrations – Part 2

    In 2016, the Global Travel Tourism Partnership notched up 20 years of success in teaching more than 2 million high school and tertiary students about travel, tourism and hospitality careers as well as sustainability issues. In Part 2 of our retrospective, we feature activities and events held from July to December 2016 to mark our 20th…
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  • Jan
    16

    Our one and a half year journey in China

    By Sally Faith Omollo and Eilleen Namaindi Wamalwa, GTTP Kenya students Our journey to China began in 2014, when GTTP Kenya broke to us the awesome news that we would be beneficiaries of a four year full scholarship program at the Tourism College of Zhejiang China. It took some time to gather all the required documents and follow…
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