Cynthia Ord

Travel Consultant, Marketing and Communications Specialist
Colorado, USA

Cynthia Ord holds a Masters of Tourism and Environmental Economics degree from the University of the Balearic Islands in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. Her M.S. program focused on the socio-cultural, environmental and economic impacts of global tourism. Ord's research focused on non-commercial volunteer tourism networks. Upon graduating, she worked in media and communications for WHL Group, a global online travel-booking network that focuses on e-market access for small and medium sized tourism enterprises in the Global South. She has also interned with a local tour operator in Albania and collaborated on ecotourism projects in Latin America. Currently, she is based in her hometown of Denver, Colorado, where she works on business development for a small boutique tour operator, Southwind Adventures. In her spare time, she is a travel blogger and teaches an online course on community-based tourism development.

Articles by Cynthia Ord:

Sustainable Community Development Program: Expert Interview with Cynthia Ord of Village Earth

Sustainable Community Development Program: Expert Interview with Cynthia Ord of Village Earth

Training insights by Cynthia Ord, travel consultant and marketing specialist, instructor for the Online Certificate Program in Sustainable Community Development by Village Earth and Colorado State University.