• 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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  • 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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