Categoría: WLO News-Insides

Jan 1
1970

New Board member Ling Ping promotes the WLO in China

Mr. Ling Ping joined the WLO Board of Directors after the election process of new Board members launched in October 2017. Since then, Ling Ping has been actively engaged in the promotion of the WLO among different Chinese institutional bodies and organizations.

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Mr. Ling Ping joined the WLO Board of Directors after the election process of new Board members launched in October 2017. Since then, Ling Ping has been actively engaged in the promotion of the WLO among different Chinese institutional bodies and organizations.

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Jan 1
1970

WLO travels to Mexico and meets some very engaged members!

In her trip to Mexico, Isabel Verdet, WLO Research and Publications Coordinator, met Demetrio Valdez in Mexico City (PhD Candidate and professor at YMCA University, and former responsible for the direction of the recreational activities programs and the training of operating staff in that area at UNAM-Mexico Autonomous University, for the past 20 years) and Dr Adriana Estrada in Northern city of Monterrey (Professor at the BA Programme in International Tourism at the UDEM-University of Monterrey).

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In her trip to Mexico, Isabel Verdet, WLO Research and Publications Coordinator, met Demetrio Valdez in Mexico City (PhD Candidate and professor at YMCA University, and former responsible for the direction of the recreational activities programs and the training of operating staff in that area at UNAM-Mexico Autonomous University, for the past 20 years) and Dr Adriana Estrada in Northern city of Monterrey (Professor at the BA Programme in International Tourism at the UDEM-University of Monterrey).

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Jan 1
1970

Mireia Iglesias, WLO Communications and Events Coordinator, attends the PCMA 2018 Convening Leaders

WLO Communications and Events Coordinator, Mireia Iglesias, received the PCMA Global Scholarship and had the chance to travel all the way from Bilbao (Spain) to Nashville (United States) to attend PCMA 2018 Convening Leaders, which took place from the 7 to the 10 January. Events legacy, experience design, and more and more the importance of marketing techniques for events emerged as the main sectoral trends – elements all of which we are paying growing attention to in the design of WLO events.

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WLO Communications and Events Coordinator, Mireia Iglesias, received the PCMA Global Scholarship and had the chance to travel all the way from Bilbao (Spain) to Nashville (United States) to attend PCMA 2018 Convening Leaders, which took place from the 7 to the 10 January. Events legacy, experience design, and more and more the importance of marketing techniques for events emerged as the main sectoral trends – elements all of which we are paying growing attention to in the design of WLO events.

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Jan 1
1970

WLO COO meets the Director of UNWTO Affiliate Members Programme

WLO Chief Operating Officer Cristina Ortega met Yolanda Perdomo, Director of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Affiliate Members Programme, at the UNWTO headquarters, which are located in Madrid, close to the WLO’s Scientific and Technical Office in Bilbao.

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WLO Chief Operating Officer Cristina Ortega met Yolanda Perdomo, Director of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Affiliate Members Programme, at the UNWTO headquarters, which are located in Madrid, close to the WLO’s Scientific and Technical Office in Bilbao.

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Jan 1
1970

UN NGO Relations & Advocacy Section approves WLO 2017 Annual Review submitted as a NGO in Special Consultative Status with the ECOSOC

As a NGO in Special Consultative Status with the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) since 1990, WLO is asked to send a report of activities on a yearly basis. The 2017 report was approved by the UN NGO Relations & Advocacy Annual Review Team in late January. The report detailed the work carried out during the year in the four strategic working lines: research, education, knowledge transfer and advocacy. The WLO collaboration with the 6th ENCATC International Study Tour to the Emirates, for which we provided an online learning platform, within the educational line, and the Third World Leisure Forum in Hangzhou and the World Leisure Journal, as examples of the knowledge transfer work, are among the main highlights of the year 2017.

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As a NGO in Special Consultative Status with the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) since 1990, WLO is asked to send a report of activities on a yearly basis. The 2017 report was approved by the UN NGO Relations & Advocacy Annual Review Team in late January. The report detailed the work carried out during the year in the four strategic working lines: research, education, knowledge transfer and advocacy. The WLO collaboration with the 6th ENCATC International Study Tour to the Emirates, for which we provided an online learning platform, within the educational line, and the Third World Leisure Forum in Hangzhou and the World Leisure Journal, as examples of the knowledge transfer work, are among the main highlights of the year 2017.

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Jan 1
1970

WLO COO, Cristina Ortega, participates in the opening of the 2018 EU-China Tourism Year in Venice

The official opening of the 2018 EU-China Tourism Year (ECTY) took place on Friday 19 January 2018 in Venice, at the Doge’s Palace. Cristina Ortega Nuere, WLO Chief Operating Officer, attended the event in representation of the organization. Mr Li, Chairman of CNTA (China National Tourism Administration) and the European Commissioner for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, Elżbieta Bieńkowska, declared the ECTY officially open in front of high level representatives of tourism authorities and industry from China and the European Union. A gala event was organized the day before, on Thursday 18 January, at La Fenice Opera House, including Chinese cultural performances “Travelling around the World” by the Peking Opera and “The Soul of Shaolin – Huiguang’s story”.

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The official opening of the 2018 EU-China Tourism Year (ECTY) took place on Friday 19 January 2018 in Venice, at the Doge’s Palace. Cristina Ortega Nuere, WLO Chief Operating Officer, attended the event in representation of the organization. Mr Li, Chairman of CNTA (China National Tourism Administration) and the European Commissioner for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, Elżbieta Bieńkowska, declared the ECTY officially open in front of high level representatives of tourism authorities and industry from China and the European Union. A gala event was organized the day before, on Thursday 18 January, at La Fenice Opera House, including Chinese cultural performances “Travelling around the World” by the Peking Opera and “The Soul of Shaolin – Huiguang’s story”.

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Jan 1
1970

We reveal the names of the WLO Photo contest winners!

Last December we invited you to share with us your best leisure moments of 2017 through a photo contest. Your pictures and texts were very inspiring and we loved to share a bit of your leisure experiences. Now we reveal the names of the two photo contest winners and thank everyone for their participation!

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Last December we invited you to share with us your best leisure moments of 2017 through a photo contest. Your pictures and texts were very inspiring and we loved to share a bit of your leisure experiences. Now we reveal the names of the two photo contest winners and thank everyone for their participation!

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Jan 1
1970

WLO participates in high level international meetings in the field of leisure and culture

It is within WLO’s mission to closely follow the latest developments in the field of leisure or in relation to its dimensions, as well as to bring WLO’s voice to international forums on leisure, culture, sports, recreation and tourism. Last December, Cristina Ortega Nuere, WLO Chief Operating Officer (COO), participated in two of the most important meeting and networking spaces in the field of culture at the international level.

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It is within WLO’s mission to closely follow the latest developments in the field of leisure or in relation to its dimensions, as well as to bring WLO’s voice to international forums on leisure, culture, sports, recreation and tourism. Last December, Cristina Ortega Nuere, WLO Chief Operating Officer (COO), participated in two of the most important meeting and networking spaces in the field of culture at the international level.

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Jan 1
1970

WLO Board members participate in the 2017 Shaoxing China International Leisure Sports Industry Forum

The Leisure Sports Industry, a new rising industry of China strongly backed by governments at all levels as well as by many experts and scholars, will be one of the pillar industries of the Chinese national economy in the future. As one of the first groups of historical and cultural cities, Shaoxing is also an important textile industry center in China, and attaches great importance to the development of leisure sports industry. On the occasion of the first Sleemon Shaoxing International Marathon, the Shaoxing International Leisure Sports Industry Forum was held on the 9 November 2017.

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The Leisure Sports Industry, a new rising industry of China strongly backed by governments at all levels as well as by many experts and scholars, will be one of the pillar industries of the Chinese national economy in the future. As one of the first groups of historical and cultural cities, Shaoxing is also an important textile industry center in China, and attaches great importance to the development of leisure sports industry. On the occasion of the first Sleemon Shaoxing International Marathon, the Shaoxing International Leisure Sports Industry Forum was held on the 9 November 2017.

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Jan 1
1970

The construction of the leisure field in Latin America: a chronical of some recent encounters

In Latin America, and in Colombia in particular, a recreation field has always existed which has been made visible through the emerging human manifestations of our cultural specificities, which have been the basis supporting our multiple identities as a region. However, it was in the last four decades that a road for the intentional construction of the field of leisure and recreation started to be built in Latin America. This happened not only from the academic field through undergraduate and graduate programmes, but also with the intention of positioning recreation as a fundamental basis of our countries’ social, cultural and economic public policies.

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In Latin America, and in Colombia in particular, a recreation field has always existed which has been made visible through the emerging human manifestations of our cultural specificities, which have been the basis supporting our multiple identities as a region. However, it was in the last four decades that a road for the intentional construction of the field of leisure and recreation started to be built in Latin America. This happened not only from the academic field through undergraduate and graduate programmes, but also with the intention of positioning recreation as a fundamental basis of our countries’ social, cultural and economic public policies.

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