Category: Third sector and social sustainability

Visions and case studies about third sector issues

Tourism business trends for 2017: Social responsibility is profitable

Beyond ethical concerns, responsible practices are a significant contributor to long-term business profitability. This article provides a theoretical explanation with some examples from the tourism industry.

The Collective Impact Framework

Developing a mission driven business partnership is a complex challenge. The Collective Impact Framework sets the path to align all partners goals and strategies in order to maximize their aggregated impact

UNICEF looks “out there” for co-innovation to solve its challenges

Open innovation to tackle challenges for the greater good is at the core of Tourism 3.0. UNICEF sets a good example to follow with its program CauseTech

Key strategies to address Barcelona’s tourism challenges

Barcelona in one of the many case studies of mature destinations which have to rethink their tourism model to accommodate the new reality, tackle its challenges and ensure the sustainability of the tourism development

Typical challenges in mature destinations (II)

Clustering strategy, along with other specific strategies may address most of the challenges that mature destinations usually have to face.

Typical challenges in mature destinations (I)

Mature destination face many different types of challenges which require both specific and holistic strategies, one of which is re-clustering the destination

Monitoring sustainability issues

Considering sustainability as key to competitiveness, it is necessary to monitor a series of indicators of the key factors affecting the destination sustainability

The principles and goals of a destination model: sustainability

As the core strategic framework, the model has to set the stage for a sustainable development ensuring that the new development does not comopromise the future needs of the local community

The transformational power of storytelling: raising social consciousness

One of the key interesting points about storytelling training for tourism 3.0 is its power for cultural transformation and community building. They are among the key goals of tourism 3.0 development and key success factors at the same time

Destination Models 3.0: Development strategies (I)

Once designed the architecture of the model, it’s time to design the strategies to develop it up to the utmost of its potential. The development strategies are likely to be quite different depending on the initial scenario, whether it is a resort, a decentralized destination or a group of resources to be exploited for the tourism business