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GTTP students present a message of unity, diversity and multicultural cooperation

December 16, 2016 12:26 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

  Between the 2nd and 6th of December, the GTTP (Global Travel and Tourism Partnership) welcomed students and teachers from around the world to our annual research competition and awards, hosted by Amadeus and Starwood, at the Amadeus Executive Briefing Centre and Meridien Hotel Nice. This year’s theme – Heritage Tourism – honoured GTTP’s 20th...

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...

Future travel industry leaders shine at GTTP event in France

January 18, 2016 11:08 am Published by Leave your thoughts

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...

GTTP Alumna Profile: Sumey Cabello Le Roux from South Africa

November 18, 2015 2:45 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

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...

The Road to Bordeaux: GTTP Alumna Profile of
Katie Nga Man Chong

September 24, 2015 4:30 am Published by Leave your thoughts

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...

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...