title:Open Knowledge Hub for development

The Oriel Open Knowledge Hub is an Open Data platform for sharing and downloading digital content about development. The hub is different from other Open Data initiatives. Existing digital divides could be recreated in an Open Data environment so a key aspect of the hub’s design is to raise the profile of diverse perspectives on development, paying particular attention to content from the South.

title:World Summit Destinations for All 2014

World Summit Destinations for All 2014

The first ever World Summit Destinations for All will be held in Montréal from 19—22 October 2014. This summit promises to take the current dialogue on accessible tourism to a new and exiting level by bringing key players in tourism together.
Practitioners and researchers in the fields of accessible tourism, culture and transportation are invited to submit abstracts for

title:massive ad campaign failure - Australia

In 2006, Tourism Australia spent 180 million dollars on a disastrous global campaign featuring the swimsuit model Lara Bingle, who posed the question: “So where the bloody hell are you?” The proper question, perhaps, would have been whether or not foreign standards authorities would allow the slogan at all. The United Kingdom, Australia’s third-largest tourist market after New Zealand and China, banned the ad for being vulgar, and tourism numbers from there and other target markets plunged.


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