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Entries in Responsible Tourism (3)

Tuesday
Oct112016

Wild Asia Responsible Tourism 2016

Wild Asia, ITB Asia’s official CSR partner, will present a series of Responsible Tourism Events. Experts and experienced practitioners will be presenting concepts, international standards, lessons learnt, current trends and notable regional case studies.

Responsible Tourism Events
20th October 2016
10:00 – 17:00

Register your interest for the session via the following link http://bit.ly/RSVPRTevents

Responsible Tourism Events
21st October 2016
11:00 – 13:00

Register your interest for the session via the following link http://bit.ly/RSVPRT2.

Venue: Marina Bay Sands

Click here for the detailed schedule of the Responsible Tourism Events.

Wild Asia is a consultancy focusing on conservation of natural areas and support of local communities dependent upon natural resources.

One of Wild Asia’s initiatives is the Wild Asia Responsible Tourism Awards which, every year since 2006, recognizes Asia-based sustainability superstars in the travel industry, and remains the only regional award program for responsible travel. The awards are based on the Global Sustainable Tourism Council’s criteria. The Responsible Tourism Awards are part of Wild Asia’s Responsible Tourism Initiative.

Friday
Sep302016

Global Sustainable Tourism Conference 2016 Takes Place in Suwon, South Korea

Sustainable development is an imperative for all sectors, and the United Nations has declared 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development.

How to best develop sustainably? Do travelers wish to buy sustainable products?

Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) has partnered with Korean hosts to assemble an all-star group of experts on sustainable tourism to provide leading-edge insights into these important questions.

What: Global Sustainable Tourism Conference 2016

When: 5-8 October 2016

Where: Novotel Ambassador Suwon, 902 Dukyoungdaero (Maesanro 1-Ga) Paldal-Gu
Maesan-dong, Paldal-gu, Suwon-Si, 41, South Korea

Register for Global Sustainable Tourism Conference here.

Participants come from the private sector, public sector, NGOs, and academia to learn and share contemporary ideas that can be translated into action.

Registration fees are modest. Host city Suwon is easily accessible from Incheon Airport. Simultaneous translation will be provided in English, Korean, and Chinese.

Join us at the conference to be part of the solution to these important questions.

Sunday
Aug242014

Inspiring Stories from Destinations 2014 Competition Opens

Singapore, 12 August 2014. This year, Wild Asia together with Gaia Discovery is on a lookout for inspiring travel stories from within the industry. We are inviting exceptional tourism businesses and projects from across Asia to submit their inspiring story.

Have you empowered local people? Saved a rare wildlife species? Protected an area’s cultural heritage? Innovated ways to run a tourism business that is kinder to the environment? Have you through the power of tourism used it as a force for good? We want to hear your story. 

What’s in it for you?

· Top 3 Winners will receive complimentary tickets to ITB Asia Responsible Tourism Events and will be given 15 minutes each to share their story on the Responsible Tourism stage to an audience of like-minded tourism professionals and potential customers

· Top 3 Winners will have their story published on the Wild Asia’s website and Gaia Discovery’s website.

· Top 3 Winners will benefit from the reach of both Wild Asia and Gaia Discovery’s social media networks.

 

How to enter

Submit your stories in any of the following form: 

 · In words; no more than 1,000 words

 · Video; no more than 5 minutes

 · Slideshow; no more than 15 slides

Email your entries to rt@wildasia.org by 14th September 2014 (Sunday).

Please title your email “RT Stories for RT Event at ITB Asia 2014″ and include your Name, Email, Organization and Destination in your email.

Successful applicants will be notified via email by 30th September, 2014. Winners will be invited to speak at ITB Asia (Terms on Wild Asia website).

Inspiring Stories from Destinations is part of the annual Responsible Tourism networking events that started in 2009. Organised by WildAsia and supported by ITB Asia, this annual event hopes to bring together sustainable tourism practitioners to share, engage, learn and be inspired to make a difference. In 2014, it is jointly organised by Gaia Discovery. Judges of Inspiring Storides from Destinations 2014 include Gaia Discovery founder Mallika Naguran and award winning contributor Henrylito D.Tacio.