The UNWTO.Themis Foundation is looking for arabic-speaking experts for UNWTO 3-day workshops or 5-day courses

The UNWTO.Themis Foundation is looking for arabic-speaking experts for UNWTO 3-day workshops or 5-day courses on Tourism Destination Management, Marketing, eMarketing, Tourism Planning, Tourism Product Development, Tourism Project Development, Tourism Statistics, Standards and Quality systems in Tourism, Heritage Tourism, Ecotourism, Adventure Tourism, Education and training in the tourism sector.


Some of the initiatives are aimed at the Accommodation, Tour Operators and Travel Agencies, and Museums and Cultural sectors -both public and private- of the MENA region.


The candidates are expected to:   

  • have broad experience on matters related to the topic of expertise and the sectors mentioned;

  • have broad international, and private and public experience;

  • be able to work and speak fluently in Arabic and English;

  • have very good experience on teaching and training;

  • have abilities and skills to share knowledge in an interactive and practical manner;

  • preferably know the tourism reality of the MENA  region; and

  • preferably have a good knowledge of UNWTO's work and programmes.


The experts are expected to provide the following services, with the support and under the supervision of the UNWTO.Themis Foundation:


  • participate as one of the facilitators of the initiative;

  • prepare, in collaboration with the other facilitator(s), the documents and material for the course;

  • write a final report, with recommendations;

  • arrive a few days before the workshop/course.

If you wish to apply please send your CV and a small BIO paragraph (see below) to Claudio Blaires,


Note: All candidacies will be considered and evaluated, but only short-listed candidates will be contacted. We will keep all resumes on file for coming initiatives. We would like to thank all applicants in advance for their interest and trust.

Mini BIO sample

Please replace the text in [ ] with the information required. Thank you!


[Name and Surname] [LinkedIn link]

[Mobile phone number]

[eMail address]

Topic of expertise:

Sector of specialty:

[Name and Surname] has [number of years] in the tourism sector, and especially in [topics of expertise].

(S)He is currently [current position(s) and details]. 

Previously, (s)he was [previous positions and details].

(S)he has published [titles and dates of publications].

[and any other relevant information].


Please note, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.