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.
Travel Consultant, Marketing and Communications Specialist
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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.