News: Education

UNWTO partners with Sommet Education to offer 30 Hospitality scholarships

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has partnered with Sommet Education for an innovative Hospitality Challenge. The initiative will grant 30 scholarships for world class education…

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Jul 1, 2020 Education / Hospitality / Tourism /


New research suggests no increased risk of COVID-19 spreading in gyms

As fitness facilities around the world reopen, a study of five gyms in Norway has revealed that following their reopening last month there was no increased COVID-19 spread when preventative…

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Jun 27, 2020 Education / Fitness / Safety / Wellness /


COVID-19 travel restrictions present opportunity to focus on Culture and Heritage Protection

The World Tourism Association for Culture & Heritage (WTACH) notes that the COVID-19 travel restrictions have presented an opportunity to pause, reflect and reshape policies on cultural…

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Jun 25, 2020 Education / Environment / Hospitality / Tourism /


KidZania Singapore will not reopen after Coronavirus shutdown

After four years of operations, ‘edu-tainment’ attraction KidZania Singapore will not be reopening upon the lifting of Singapore’s ‘circuit breaker’…

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Jun 17, 2020 Attractions / Education / Finance / Tourism /


World Health Organization advises people to wear masks in public areas

The World Health Organization (WHO) has advised that people should wear face masks in public where social distancing is not possible to help stop the spread of Coronavirus. Having…

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Jun 12, 2020 Education / Safety / Wellness /


Global Wellness Institute collaborates with the Vatican on ‘Resetting the World with Wellness’

As part of a new commission created by Pope Francis’s to create a better world post-COVID, the Global Wellness Institute is contributing a series of white papers on how wellness can…

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Jun 5, 2020 Education / Safety / Wellness /


ALERT highlights that India’s protected areas are rapidly disappearing

The Alliance of Leading Environmental Researchers and Thinkers (ALERT) has highlighted that India has used the COVID-19 crisis to approve construction of dams, mining projects, thermal…

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Jun 3, 2020 Education / Environment /


Global partnership delivers International Sport Management online degree

Federation University Australia has partnered with global sport industry experts, the World Academy of Sport, to deliver a custom-built, 100% online Bachelor of International Sport…

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May 27, 2020 Education / Sport /



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