Amy has an education background in tourism management, and has worked in a variety of responsible tourism positions in the UK (The Travel Foundation and Nurture Lakeland), India (Kabani and Uravu community based tourism initiative), Malaysia (Wild Asia) and Cambodia (PEPY). Her efforts have been recognized internationally by responsibletravel.com’s Responsible Tourism Awards and WTTC’s Tourism for Tomorrow Awards. To date she has assessed hundreds of tourism properties, most recently many across Asia through her role as the Wild Asia Responsible Tourism Awards Manager (since 2012), where she coordinates the programme based on the Global Sustainable Tourism Criteria and coordinates the ceremony held at Asia’s biggest B2B travel trade show, ITB Asia. Her specialty areas in this industry include protected area management, community based development, and communications. She is also currently the Communications Manager for PEPY in Cambodia, an international development organization providing education and youth empowerment programs to rural students.
For full details please visit: linkedin.com/pub/amy-mcloughlin/31/112/bb7/ or contact her at amy[at]wildasia[dot]org.