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WTM 2013 Responsible Tourism Events from November 4th to November 7th 2013 at ExCel London

The next month of November, all the people and organizations that works with responsible and sustainable tourism in its 3 areas (social-cultural, environmental and economical), have an unavoidable appointment at World Travel Market  2013 in London.

I hope to having your presence and contribution, to make an activity more fair and «sustainable». See you!!

Here you have 2013 Responsible Tourism Event Programme

Tuesday 5 November 2013

10:30 – 11:30
Employment in Travel and Tourism: the Responsible Tourism Agenda
Many outside the industry dismiss tourism jobs as low paid casual labour and part of the candy floss economy. Our panel will address the challenges…
Claire Steiner
Institute of Travel and Tourism
A CIPD qualified HR & Training Consultant, Claire has over 20 years working in the HR and Training field, predominantly in the travel and tourism…
Location:   South Gallery Rooms 19 & 20
12:00 – 13:00
Responsible Tourism approaches to maximising local economic development
There are a number of new business models emerging which create economic value in the destination for local communities and businesses and for outbound businesses…
Harold Goodwin
Professor of Responsible Tourism Management
Leeds Metropolitan University
Harold is Professor of Responsible Tourism Management at Leeds Metropolitan University where he teaches and researches in the International Centre of Events, Tourism and Hospitality…
Glynn  O’Leary
Founder and Chief Executive
Transfrontier Parks Destinations
Glynn is the Founder and Chief Executive of Transfrontier Parks Destinations. Having started his business life as a poorly paid audit clerk, he then…
Location:   South Gallery Rooms 21 & 22
12:00 – 13:00
What does certification contribute to Responsible Tourism?
Over the last five years there has been a big push on certification. It is time for some reflection on what has been achieved and…
Andrea Nicholas
Managing Director
Green Tourism Business Scheme
Co-founder of the Green Tourism Business Scheme and Managing Director of GTBS.  Started in 1997 the program has now expanded to cover all of the…
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Director of Responsible Travel
Jenny Rushmore is the Director of Responsible Travel at TripAdvisor. TripAdvisor offers trusted advice from real travelers and a wide variety of travel choices and…
Location:   South Gallery Rooms 19 & 20