Under the theme of "Designing a sustainable tourism brand – an integrative approach to building a responsible coastal destination," the New Tourism Frontiers Forum 2016 will tackle the topics of fair trade, living heritage communities, coastal and marine tourism, heritage trails and domestic/regional tourism markets.
GSTC Europe Regional Meeting: Building Sustainability in European Tourism, Athens, Greece, 23-24 November 2016. Sustainability experts and tourism practitioners from across Europe will join in Athens to discuss best strategies to utilize sustainable tourism management mechanisms for destinations and businesses.
ITB Asia offers experts, practitioners and pioneers a great stage for responsible tourism topics to be discussed. Wild Asia is ITB Asia’s official CSR partner, and has put together the Responsible Tourism events covering the latest trends, lessons from successful case studies and inspiring stories of sustainable businesses.
The 2016 Sustainable & Smart Tourism Forum (SSTF) has been designed to offer a platform and a playground for gaining and sharing knowledge, skills and good practices around the world, in the fields of sustainable and smart tourism as well as smart cities.
The Wildlife Tourism Conference, to be held in Adelaide, South Australia from 6-9 November 2016, presents the theme, "Where the Wild Things Grow: leadership, partnerships and ethics in wildlife tourism".
EUROPARC Conference is the largest gathering of parks professionals in Europe. Each year, the EUROPARC Federation members, partners and friends gather to discuss the importance of Protected Areas and to share news, experiences and ideas.
Global Sustainable Tourism Conference in Suwon City, South Korea, 5-8 October, 2016, featuring prominent speakers, updates on GSTC's activities, themed sessions and panels. Conference themes are: marketing sustainable tourism, urban tourism, cultural heritage destinations, and sustainable MICE.
MEET National is the preeminent event for government, association, corporate and independent planners, and offers two days of education, networking and opportunity, including one-to-one appointments with suppliers and educational sessions created by industry leaders.
The U.S. Travel Association's Educational Seminar for Tourism Organizations (ESTO) is the only national forum where destination marketing professionals at the state, regional and local level get critical tools, tips and information to help them better market and grow their destinations.
In 2016, the TrainingAid team conducted research on training opportunities for tourism professionals, gathering and analyzing input from industry stakeholders. Our report focuses on skills building opportunities, because skills matter for business success and for the sustainable development of our industry.