With the recent rollout of COVID-19 vaccines, the light at the end of the tunnel is starting to shine for the tourism industry. However, the process of approval, production, and distribution will still take plenty of time – possibly till the end of 2021
As technological advancements continue to surge in the 21st century, concepts that were previously only a figment of the imagination have now become accessible. One of the most prominent examples of this notion is the introduction of ‘Smart Cities
The outbreak of the virus has so far caused an economic fallout all over the world. As COVID-19 cases increase, commodity prices decrease, unemployment rises, stock markets flounder, and value chains continue to fail
The digital job market and virtual work environments are currently flourishing at a global level.
Youth unemployment is a major challenge in Kenya, which has made the promotion and development of entrepreneurship
This project aims at reviving the once-flourishing tourism industry within Jordan, in light of COVID-19 devastations to the sector.
Creating new economic opportunities for communities along the Southern Jordan Trail – Shiraka
Governance for Achieving Local Strategies for Tourism (GOALS)
The mediterranean region is the leading destination for tourism worldwide, receiving 30% of tourist arrivals. While Med countries reap corresponding economic gains, they also struggle with inevitable environmental costs. GOALS, therefore, aims to create a balance between competitiveness and sustainability in tourism development by integrating the “Total Quality Management” model and its application to the creation of new tourism packages and itineraries. To achieve this, the project works across the value chain, supporting institutions like tourism boards, associations, and chambers of commerce with governance, planning, and management. At the same time, GOALS also works directly with SMEs and local communities by providing capacity building activities to increase competitiveness.
January 2014 – December 2016
European Union, ENPI CBC Med, and Regione Autonomy della Sardegna
€1m – €5m