Gisela Purcell

Sustainability Advocate at Tourism Industry Aotearoa

New Zealand

Gisela has worked in many facets of tourism marketing and destination management but her passion for the sustainability of the sector was enhanced when she completed a Master’s degree in International Development. Her current role as a Sustainability Advocate with Tourism Industry Aotearoa means she takes a national perspective to rebuilding the sector, to be more resilient and regenerative into the future.

Gisela shared her views on Climate Action in Tourism in our panel article tackling the question: „What are some of the examples of impactful climate action in tourism you've seen or been involved in?