Academic
Programme

Keep your classes relevant with our industry resources

Furnish your curriculum with the most up-to-date applied knowledge directly from practitioners. Bolster course material, supported by a digital community for all students, providing connections and pathways to industry.


LAUNCHPAD

Elevate your online classroom

The DTTT Launchpad is a platform of transformative industry knowledge and digital expertise. Full of updated content for 2020, it features new talks focused on COVID-19 recovery, design thinking sessions, case studies and industry best practices.

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Case Studies

Best Practices

Talks

Reports & Templates


LAUNCHPAD

Elevate your online classroom

The DTTT Launchpad is a platform of transformative industry knowledge and digital expertise. Full of updated content for 2020, it features new talks focused on COVID-19 recovery, design thinking sessions, case studies and industry best practices.

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Case Studies

Best Practices

Talks

Reports & Templates

APPLIED LEARNING

Access practical
industry skills workshops

The Applied Learning programme provide students with the right skills, knowledge and capability to graduate and become change makers for the industry. They will learn and apply design thinking methods with real industry problems, and a deeper understanding on industry challenges direct from current practitioners.

Digital Skills Academy

Fully remote

A comprehensive programme of digital skills development to support the industry going through the recovery process.

Design Thinking Foundation
*only for Applied Programme members

Fully remote | One-week course

This foundation programme isn't taught, it is applied against real problem statements gathered from industry. It follows five key stages 'Empathising', 'Defining', 'Ideating', 'Prototyping' and 'Testing', so students will develop critical skills, which they will carry through their career and can apply to any scenario.

Guest Lecturer Programme
*only for Applied Programme members 

One per semester

The DTTT team is deeply connected on destination trends, with access to keynote speakers, DMOs ready to share their first-hand experience and an on-hand advisory team of experts.

 

We can appoint the right guest lectures according to your teaching need for the Academic year.

APPLIED LEARNING

Access practical industry skills workshops

The Applied Learning programme provide students with the right skills, knowledge and capability to graduate and become change makers for the industry. They will learn and apply design thinking methods with real industry problems, and a deeper understanding on industry challenges direct from current practitioners.

Digital Skills Academy

Fully remote

A comprehensive programme of digital skills development to support the industry going through the recovery process.

Design Thinking Foundation
*only for Applied Programme members

Fully remote | One-week course

This foundation programme isn't taught, it is applied against real problem statements gathered from industry. It follows five key stages 'Empathising', 'Defining', 'Ideating', 'Prototyping' and 'Testing', so students will develop critical skills, which they will carry through their career and can apply to any scenario.

Guest Lecturer Programme
*only for Applied Programme members 

One per semester

The DTTT team is deeply connected on destination trends, with access to keynote speakers, DMOs ready to share their first-hand experience and an on-hand advisory team of experts.

 

We can appoint the right guest lectures according to your teaching need for the Academic year.

INDUSTRY

Pathways to Industry

Getting relevant experience is essential for a successful career. With the Academic membership, students who have completed our Applied Learning Programmes, will have access to graduate opportunities within the sector.

‣ Graduate Opportunities

‣ Remote Placements

‣ Research Opportunities

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INDUSTRY

Pathways to Industry

Getting relevant experience is essential for a successful career. With the Academic membership, students who have completed our Applied Learning Programmes, will have access to graduate opportunities within the sector.

‣ Graduate Opportunities

‣ Remote Placements

‣ Research Opportunities

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COMMUNITY

Cultivate your
classroom community

As an Academic member, you and your students can join the Academic Response Team in the DTTT Impact Network, to collaborate, share ideas and respond to challenges together with our students and institutions from around the world.

Available on desktop and mobile.

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COMMUNITY

Cultivate your
classroom community

As an Academic member, you and your students can join the Academic Response Team in the DTTT Impact Network, to collaborate, share ideas and respond to challenges together with our students and institutions from around the world.

Available on desktop and mobile.

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X.FESTIVAL

Inspiring the next generation

A reimagined, game-changing event. X.Festival represents the future of travel, with an improved online event experience developed for the industry that leads with impact.

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X.FESTIVAL

Inspiring the next generation

A reimagined, game-changing event. X.Festival represents the future of travel, with an improved online event experience developed for the industry that leads with impact.

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STUDY AREAS

Our sessions cover topics in
a wide-range of study areas

‣ Travel and Tourism

We follow developments in the tourism industry closely and work alongside DMOs, so we always have up-to-date and relevant industry content. Our launchpad content covers tourism practices such as Sustainable Tourism Development , Niche Tourism and Destination Recovery.

‣ Marketing 

Marketing is at the root of our work. We analyse and discuss all types of destination marketing campaigns. Some of our most relevant talks include 'New Technology in Destination Marketing', 'Designing Signature Experiences' and 'Reshaping Marketing Strategy'.

‣ Business

We have a wide range of sessions focused on different aspects of business from development to entrepreneurship. Some of our most relevant templates include 'Digital and Social Enterprise', 'Supporting the Local Business' and 'Designing an Industry Development Programme'.

‣ Events 

The DTTT are known for producing some of the tourism industry's leading events. We have collected a series of talks on how technology is being used in the crafting of new event experiences. Some examples include 'Gamify the Visitor Experience', 'Crafting Niche Experiences' and 'Planning Itineraries and Trails'.

‣ Hospitality 

Hospitality is an essential part of the visitor experience. Many of our resources are focused on showing students how to understand these users and their needs. Some exemplary templates include 'Booking Tools', 'Mapping out the Visitor Cycle' and 'Understanding Markets and Audiences'.

‣ Media & Communication 

Our Applied Programmes include access to practical training in video and social media content. We also have a wide-range of case studies, templates and reports covering different aspects of brand communication and strategy. Some examples include 'Building the Brand', 'Tone of Voice' and 'Visual Storytelling'.

and more... 

The right programme for your institution

Resource Programme

Boost your teaching resources. Get access to current, industry materials to prepare the next generation of marketers, project managers and designers.

€2,000/yearly

‣ Access to Launchpad Resources

  •    Campus login by IP
  •   Access for all students and staff

‣ Digital Study Programme

  •  University-Branded Learning Experience
  •  Digital Curriculum
  •  Interactive and discussion based

‣ Branded Digital Curriculum

‣ Academic Response Team

‣ Free Access to X. Festival 2020 

Applied Programme 

Upgrade your educational institution with the ultimate resource for academia. Get access to all the launchpad content plus essential industry training for your students.

€4,250/yearly

‣ Access to Launchpad Resources

  •    Campus login by IP
  •   Access for all students and staff

‣ Digital Study Programme

  •  University-Branded Learning Experience
  •  Digital Curriculum
  •  Interactive and discussion based

‣ Access to all Applied Learning Programmes 

‣ Guest Lecturer Programmes

  •    Tourism Experts & Specialists
  •    DMOs Industry
  •    Research Opportunities

‣ Pathways to Industry 

  •    Graduate opportunities
  •    Remote placements
  •    Research opportunities

‣ Branded Digital Curriculum

‣ Academic Response Team

‣ Free Access to X. Festival 2020 

The right programme for your institution

Resource Programme

Boost your teaching resources. Get access to current, industry materials to prepare the next generation of marketers, project managers and designers.

€2,000/yearly

‣ Access to Launchpad Resources

  •    Campus login by IP
  •   Access for all students and staff

‣ Digital Study Programme

  •  University-Branded Learning Experience
  •  Digital Curriculum
  •  Interactive and discussion based

‣ Academic Response Team

‣ Free Access to X. Festival 2020 

Applied Programme 

Upgrade your educational institution with the ultimate resource for academia. Get access to all the launchpad content plus essential industry training for your students.

€4,250/yearly

‣ Access to Launchpad Resources

  •    Campus login by IP
  •   Access for all students and staff

‣ Digital Study Programme

  •  University-Branded Learning Experience
  •  Digital Curriculum
  •  Interactive and discussion based

‣ Access to all Applied Learning Programmes 

‣ Guest Lecturer Programmes

  •    Tourism Experts & Specialists
  •    DMOs Industry
  •    Research Opportunities

‣ Pathways to Industry 

  •    Graduate opportunities
  •    Remote placements
  •    Research opportunities

‣ Academic Response Team

‣ Free Access to X. Festival 2020 

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