Creative Tourism During COVID 19 Pandemic: Resilience and Sustainability
The Forum on International Tourism and the Environment calls on speakers and student participants to reflect on the ways in which the Covid-19 pandemic hit the industry, and how it can adapt to build a more sustainable future for itself. Through this wide question, it will analyze how the new regulations can open the way for a slow re-opening; how social distancing and hygiene impact the work of stakeholders; how they managed to innovate in order to survive; how local tourism can replace mass tourism; and what kind of transformation could meet traveler’s expectation.
The theme of the competition therefore addresses
multiple dimensions of Indonesia’s assets as a tourism destination: ecological,
cultural, historical, economic.
competition will be run through the education institutions in the Hospitality /
tourism field, and will aim to involve several hundred students from Indonesia
and Europe. 4 minutes
original video should response to this topic.
are encouraged to engage directly with stakeholders, and create original
content (photos and videos illustrating their example(s), video-interviews with
community members, etc.). They are also encouraged to voice their personal
Examples of issues connected to topic:
Eco-tourism, Virtual activities, Marine activities and conservation, Cultural tourism
Proposals for creative tourism should fall into the following categories:
Sustainable and responsible travel: putting the locals first.
Cleanliness, health, and safety protocols for accommodation, tourist attractions, transportation, and events.
Open possibilities of partnership with private or local companies to create travel packages.
Responsive to pandemic impacts: used personal protective equipment and wastes
To enter FITE video competition and find out more information on registration, click here .