Developing Market-Ready Community Based Tourism Products
Director of Global Programs at Planeterra
Director of Training Strategy and Development at TrainingAid
About This Live Session
Kelly Galaski, Program & Operations Manager (Americas & Europe) for Planeterra Foundation, will share insights into developing market-ready and financially viable community tourism products and lessons on connecting with the tourism supply chain. Planeterra is a non-profit organization established by G Adventures. Planeterra’s projects around the world support social enterprise development to connect underserved communities to the tourism value chain.
Watch this free Live Session to learn:
- Key factors that determine the success of Community Based Tourism (CBT) development.
- Practical lessons on effectively implementing CBT through collaboration with diverse communities.
- Important questions to ask when evaluating the viability of a potential CBT product.
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Kelly Galaski has many years of experience working in rural, underserved communities in the Latin America and Caribbean region on developing community tourism plans, projects and initiatives, creating opportunities by connecting with the private sector. This includes working for over six years at G Adventures, the world’s largest adventure travel brand, as a program manager for the Planeterra Foundation, developing community tourism product closely with G Adventures’ product development team.
From 2013-2015 Kelly managed G Adventures' three-year technical cooperation project with the Multilateral Investment Fund of the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) to develop five community-based tourism enterprises in four countries in Latin America.