Sustainability through cooking
Food is all around us. It was also a central theme in the TOURIST* project meeting in Phuket in January, …
Taking the TOURIST Project to the next Level
Our second training session with the TOURIST* project took place in Phuket, one of the most popular leisure tourism destinations in …
Inclusivity is a megatrend in tourism – lessons from Erasmus+ project Growmat
The ageing of the population in the developed world is a concern that has been extensively discussed in media during …
Visiting the College of Extraordinary Experiences
For the past two years, I have been longing to attend this atypical conference on a subject of experience design. …
Towards more sustainable tourism – lessons learned in Vietnam
Greetings from Hue and the Erasmus+ TOURIST project! We would like to share our experiences with you. This is our …
Cross-border learning experiences – Haaga-Helia teacher education in South Africa
During the last ten years Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences, School of Vocational Teacher Education has operated abroad in many …
From traditional classrooms to virtual cross-border arenas
The Internet of Things is experiencing explosive growth, and will impact almost every industry. In an international IoT Rapid Protolabs project the goal is to rapidly prototype Internet of Things solutions for European small and medium size businesses.
What is China’s “new retail” about?
China as an e-commerce market is world’s biggest single market. Chinese e-commerce figures are impressive. The market has 927 million active internet users, out of which 84 % shop thru mobile device.
Entrepreneur, learn how to profit through information
The new information created by the continuous changes of the markets is typically not available to everyone at the same time. Sometimes the information is available to the entrepreneur, but not to the buyers and sellers. This type of asymmetric information is a key enabler of new entrepreneurial opportunities. But how can the entrepreneur leverage this information and collect the profits?
Do you have the qualities of an entrepreneur?
Researchers have identified a number of cognitive properties, traits and motivational drivers shared by entrepreneurs. These qualities can be seen in individuals who identify and choose to pursue entrepreneurial opportunities. This blog post focuses on the individual qualities that entrepreneurs share, and the ones that might be beneficial for their success.