During the World Tourism Event of 2018, professor Frans Melissen will lead a session on ‘Serious gaming policy to foster sustainable destination development’. During this session insights and tools that are currently being developed within the JPI Urban Europe project Smart City Hospitality (SCITHOS) to help destinations adopt a sustainable tourism strategy will be presented.
Creating better destinations
Six European studies participated in the research stage of this project. The goal of the project is to develop Serious Gaming Policy Sessions and accompanying tools that could assist destinations in realising the required level of stakeholder engagement and intervention strategies to create sustainable urban tourism.
TUI-CELTH Sustainable Thesis Award
Furthermore, during the World Tourism Event, the TUI-CELTH Sustainable Thesis Award will be presented. The TUI-CELTH Sustainable Thesis Award is an award for the best thesis on sustainable tourism in the Netherlands.