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GTTP Kenya: Shift In The Tourism Industry

February 23, 2021 6:48 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

GTTP Kenya have released their latest quarterly newsletter: Shift In The Tourism Industry, with an introduction from the Country Director of GTTP East Africa: Joseph Okelo. Find out about how according to Dominic Wanjiru “a resilient tourism sector would be guided by sustainability, safety (health/security, responsibility, and innovation.” Also inside this edition you can read...

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

December 5, 2017 3:52 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

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...

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

May 20, 2016 2:11 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

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...

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

March 14, 2016 2:38 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

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...

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

August 27, 2015 3:18 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

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...

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

May 13, 2015 5:56 pm Published by

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...

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

April 27, 2015 4:37 pm Published by

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...

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

April 15, 2015 5:24 pm Published by

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...

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

March 16, 2015 8:14 pm Published by

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...