Celebrate World Tourism Day

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Celebrate World Tourism Day by joining the online courses on Sustainable Tourism

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September 27, 2019

On 27 September, events will be organized all around the globe to celebrate World Tourism Day. This year’s theme is ‘Tourism and Jobs: a better future for all’. Wageningen University & Research is joining the celebrations by offering a discount on the online Professional Certificate Programme ‘Sustainable Tourism’.

Did you know that tourism provides roughly 1 out of 10 jobs in the world? Watch Dr. Emmanuel Adu-Ampong explain more about World Tourism Day:

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Get a discount on the Professional Certificate Programme: Sustainable Tourism

To celebrate World Tourism Day, Wageningen University & Research offers a discount for the Professional Certificate Programme ‘Sustainable Tourism’. This programme contains two courses: Sustainable Tourism: Rethinking the Future and Sustainable Tourism: Society & Environmental aspects. If you join the full programme, you will get a 10% discount! Enrol before 30 September 2019 with the code TOURISMDAY to use this opportunity.

Free online courses

Are you interested in sustainable tourism, but don’t want to take the full certificate programme? You can also join the Tourism MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) for free! Tourism is already one of the world’s largest industries and it's still experiencing incredible growth. In the course Sustainable Tourism: Society & Environmental Aspects you will learn where this growth is coming from, and what the effects will be on the social and natural environment. The course Sustainable Tourism: Rethink the Future will teach you the skills and knowledge to rethink current developments in tourism, as well as to reimagine practices to build alternative futures.

EdX Prize 2019 nominated

The course Sustainable Tourism: Rethink the Future is nominated for the edX Prize 2019! This means it is among the 10 best courses of in total 2600 edX MOOCs. This is not the only Wageningen University & Research MOOC that is nominated: The Science of Beer is in the top 10 as well. The winner will be announced on 13 November.