About This Live Session
What does it take to scale up the sales of sustainable tourism products?
Sustainable tourism - empowering communities, valuing local natural and cultural heritage and providing unique and memorable experiences for travelers - offers exciting opportunities for tourism businesses, destinations and travelers. So what are the secrets to creating and marketing successful sustainable tourism products?
Join this free Live Session to find out:
- Key ingredients of successful, sustainable tourism products and experiences that sell.
- Practical, profitable actions you can take within your business to scale up the sales of your sustainable tourism products.
- How supply chain partners can work together more effectively to identify, buy and sell more sustainable tourism, for mutual benefit.
Photo: Peter Richards
The session will feature a presentation by Peter Richards, a responsible tourism leader with a wide range of hands-on experience in public, private and civil society sectors, focusing on responsible tourism and community development. Peter holds an MSc in Responsible Tourism Management from Leeds Beckett University, and has conducted graduate research on how UK tour operators and their ground agents can source and sell more sustainable tourism products.
The results of his research has been summarized in the free guide, "Make It Count: A guide for outbound tour operators and their ground agents on how to scale up the sales of sustainable tourism products". This guide has been published by The Travel Foundation, in partnership with Leeds Beckett University.
We will also hear from Christine Jacquemin, Director of EXO Foundation and Sustainability Coordinator for EXO Travel, about key lessons on sourcing and selling more sustainable tourism products, from the ground agents' perspective.
This Live Session is co-hosted by Wild Asia as part of the Wild Asia Responsible Tourism Leaders series, celebrating the 10-year anniversary of the Wild Asia Responsible Tourism Awards.