The United Nation’s World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) with Sommet Education, the group encompassing Ecole Ducasse, Gilon, and Les Roches, has come up with a challenge to help rescue the hospitality industry. The ‘Tourism of Tomorrow’ Challenge is about generating ideas that identify ways to increase the recovery of the hospitality industry while also promoting sustainability and inclusivity. The main aim is to change the way of experiencing tourism in a post-COVID-19 world. The competition is open now till the end of August.
Details about the ‘Tourism Of Tomorrow’ challenge
All the submissions will be reviewed by a committee of experts and the top 30 ideas will be granted scholarships. Out of the 30 ideas, three will receive funding. The recipients will receive scholarships to 15 different programs in culinary, hospitality, culinary and pastry arts management,(Bachelors, Masters, MBAs) offered at well-known academic institutions of Sommet Education: Gilon Institute of Higher Education in Switzerland and London, Les Roches Crans- Montana in Switzerland, Les Roches Marbella in Spain and Ecole Ducasse in France.
The competition is based on four categories:
- Extravagant travels with good service and goods
- Food and beverage: Restaurants, delivery services, the catering, and the retail
- Hotels and similar operations, small to medium properties and family businesses
- Smart Real Estate that is small to medium properties and family businesses.