PM4ESD: a new project management methodology for tourism and culture

Today, at Villa Savonarola in Portici (Naples), the results of the European project PM4ESD – Project Management for European Sustainable Development – have been presented. PM4ESD is a Leonardo Project funded within the Lifelong Learning Programme of the European Union. Through the project, one of the most well known project management methodology, PRINCE2, has been … [Read more…]

Uk Government launches a new tourism strategy

Last 4th March the UK Government launched its New Tourism Policy, an action plan to help the British tourism industry setting out blueprint to grow the sector and creating new jobs. In Great Britain the 200,000 businesses in the tourism industry directly provide £52bn of GDP, 4.4% of British jobs, and have made tourism one of … [Read more…]

Naples, Tourism in the waste?

The waste crisis in Campania is far from being resolved. After 20 years of waste emergency, for the umpteenth time, Christmas time 2010 in Naples was characterized by piles of rubbish into the street. “On Christmas the hotel reservations in Naples fell down below 10% compared to 2009” said Neapolitan hotelkeepers, “the main reason of … [Read more…]