• Jul
    8

    From Idea to Reality – Hungarian town adopts recommendations of GTTP travel and tourism students

    Visitors come to Sárvár to visit its spa, castle, churches, arboretum, park and lake. The winning student research project from Hungary in 2014 determined that Sárvár would benefit from greater use of QR code* technology enabling visitors to read on their smartphones or tablets about the town’s attractions they visit.  The recommendations of the five students who created the project have now been implemented by…
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  • May
    20

    The GTTP Helped Me To Find My Way in Life,
    by Anastasia Kovinskaia, a GTTP 2013 Student Winner

    Anastasia Kovinskaia graduated from Moscow School 1228 in 2015 and is a student at Moscow State University.  Below, Anastasia recounts her experiences with the GTTP.   In 2013 I had the chance to participate in the Global Travel and Tourism Partnership Research Conference in Monaco where, as a winning national team, we had the honor to…
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  • Mar
    14

    The Fun of Being a Judge at the GTTP Russia Student Competition, by Yulia Khivantseva, HR Manager, CWT Russia

    On Jan 26th this year, my boss, Natalia Morozova, General Manager for CWT Russia, forwarded me a letter with the subject “GTTP Russia 20th Anniversary event February 16 and 17” with her comment: “FYI, let’s talk later.” The subject was represented by a chain of emails that started from the one by Dr. Nancy Needham to GTTP…
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  • Jan
    18

    Future travel industry leaders shine at GTTP event in France

    By Elizabeth Aston, Advisor, Industry Affairs, Amadeus IT Group (pictured) Reprinted from the  Amadeus blog with permission from Amadeus. The future of the travel industry is in good hands if the recent Global Travel & Tourism Partnership (GTTP) conference held at the Amadeus research and development centre in Sophia Antipolis  last month is an indicator of times…
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  • 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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