Leadership and Governance for Sustainable Tourism is the PM4SD (Project Management for Sustainable Development) annual Event. The 2018 edition will be a major EU event in partnership with the Next Tourism Generation Alliance consortium led by Federturismo Confindustria, and in collaboration with Foundation for European Sustainable Tourism (FEST), European Travel Commission, the Blue Community Consortiumand Villages Nature ® Paris as key partners.
The 2018 Summer School is the first public event for the EU initiative Next Tourism Generation Alliance (NTG), and the selected theme is: “Skills, Careers and Strategic Alliances for Sustainable tourism”. NTG is the first European partnership and alliance to create transformative cooperation for skills and careers between education and industry in five key tourism sub-sectors: hospitality, food and beverage operations, travel agencies and tour operators, visitor attractions and destination management.
The event is for tourism leaders and destinations, planners, trainers, funders, policy makers, academics, students and entrepreneurs. It brings together key representatives of the tourism sector: donors, representatives of European and international organizations, policy makers, industry representatives, project management practitioners, academics, planners, investors and entrepreneurs.
The Summer School is structured as a peer to peer event and will be held October 9-12, 2018.
The structure is as follows:
2 days that will include a mix of key note speakers, practical workshops, training activities and experiential learning in the most sustainable tourism resort in the world. Guided tours of some of Villages Nature best practices will also be included.
1 day dedicated to Theme Parks, Disneyland Paris theme parks: Disneyland, Walt Disney Studios, or visit to Disney Village, excursions to surrounding areas including Paris or other Villages Nature activities.