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
TripAdvisor
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
12:30 – 15:00
 
WTM Speakers’ Corner – Tuesday
As part of the WTM World Responsible Tourism Day programme, delegates will get the chance to talk about their own responsible tourism activity, explore new…
Location:   EM1650 – North Hall
13:30 – 14:30
 
Taking Responsibility for Decarbonising Travel and Tourism
Climate change remains a major challenge for the industry. Last year we debated whether the industry was doing enough to tackle its carbon emissions. Last…
Dirk  Aguilar
President and Co-Founder
Calasi
Dirk has worked at the intersection of technology and international business for 18 years. He established Google’s international sales operations, growing several teams and handling…
Location:   South Gallery Rooms 19 & 20
13:30 – 14:30
 
Taking Responsibility for Child Protection
In 2011 the issue of internal trafficking and orphanage tourism was raised during one of the panels. Last year we looked at the scale of…
Amanda  Read
HM Inspector
UK Border Force
is an HM Inspector with 28 years experience of frontline operations. She leads Border Force Operations at Terminal 5 where she is responsible for day…
Location:   South Gallery Rooms 21 & 22
15:00 – 16:00
 
Communicating Responsible Tourism: Securing Market Advantage
Four practitioners will talk about how they have used their Responsible Tourism ethos to benefit their business – learn about how to use Responsible Tourism…
Location:   South Gallery Rooms 19 & 20
16:30 – 18:00
 
It is Good for Business: Taking Responsibility People with Disabilities
In 2011 we focussed on the market, in 2012 we asked whether the industry was doing enough and concluded that it needed to do more….
Location:   South Gallery Rooms 19 & 20
Wednesday 6 November 2013
10:30 – 11:30
 
Official WTM Responsible Tourism Opening Ceremony – Round Table on Travel & Tourism and Carbon Pollution
The travel and tourism industry is beginning to address the challenge of its greenhouse gas emissions and its contribution to climate change. As we saw…
Gerald  Lawless
President and Group Chief Executive Officer
Jumeirah Group
As President and Group Chief Executive Officer of Jumeirah Group, Gerald Lawless hashelped establish Jumeirah as one of the premier luxury hotel brands in the…
Marthinus van Schalkwyk
Minister of Tourism in the Cabinet of South Africa
Minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk is a lawyer and political scientist by profession.  He was born on 10 November 1959 and hails from Polokwane.  His academic…
Johan  Lundgren
Deputy Chief Executive
TUI Travel PLC
Having worked in the tourism industry for twenty six years, Johan is the Deputy Chief Executive of TUI Travel PLC, one of the world’s largest…
Location:   WTM Stage – Platinum Suite 3 & 4
11:30 – 12:30
 
The World Responsible Tourism Awards Celebrates 10 Years
The Responsible Tourism Awards turn 10 this year, and have gone truly global with a new name: the World Responsible Tourism Awards. This year only,…
Location:   WTM Stage – Platinum Suite 3 & 4
12:30 – 15:00
 
BBC World News Lunch
By invitation only – sponsored, organised and hosted by BBC World News.
Location:   WTM Stage – Platinum Suite 1
12:30 – 15:45
 
WTM Speakers’ Corner – Wednesday
As part of the WTM World Responsible Tourism Day programme, delegates will get the chance to talk about their own responsible tourism activity, explore new…
Location:   EM1650 – North Hall
14:30 – 16:00
 
Debate: Is the tourism industry doing enough to reduce its water consumption?
The United Nations have declared 2013 the International Year of Water Cooperation arguing that water resource management is crucial as it impacts on almost all…
Oliver Kopsch
DWC DecRen Water Consult
Oliver Kopsch is of German origin and has been in the field of decentralized and renewable powered water management for many years. Having hands-on…
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…
Location:   WTM Stage – Platinum Suite 3&4
17:00 – 18:30
 
WTM Responsible Tourism Networking Reception
An unrivalled chance to meet and share views on responsible tourism with experts and those who are new to responsible tourism or are considering responsible…
Location:   WTM Stage – Platinum Suite 1
Thursday 7 November 2013
10:30 – 11:30
 
Taking Responsibility for Volunteering
Following last year’s lively panel on volunteering, this year we are focusing on what the industry can do to improve the experience for the volunteers…
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…
David Coles
Co-founding trustee
KickStart Ghana
David Coles is the Volunteer Coordinator of the LSE Careers’ Volunteer Centre and a co-founding trustee of KickStart Ghana. He has many years experience of…
Location:   WTM Stage – Platinum Suite 1
12:00 – 13:00
 
Responsible Tourism & Heritage: what is the economic contribution?
It has long been recognised that tourism contributes to the maintenance of our world’s natural and cultural heritage. This year we are asking the panellists…
Dr Simon  Woodward
ICRETH
Leeds Metropolitan University
Dr Simon Woodward has more than 25 years’ experience in the tourism and heritage sector, working as a consultant, trainer, researcher and educator. For the…
Christopher  Warren
Sustainable & Responsible Tourism Consultant
Warren & Associates
Christopher Warren specialises in grass roots tourism development using natural and cultural heritage to create competitive destinations. He is also researching his PhD in environmental…
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Chief Executive
World Monuments Fund Britain
He trained as an architect and art historian, and holds a doctorate in Archaeology, specialising in early Renaissance architecture in Britain.  He developed a practical…
Location:   WTM Stage – Platinum Suite 1

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Publicado el 28/10/2013 en NOTICIAS SOBRE TURISMO RESPONSABLE y etiquetado en , , , . Guarda el enlace permanente. 1 comentario.

  1. As more regions and countries develop their tourism industry, it produces significant impacts on natural resources, consumption patterns, pollution and social systems. The need for sustainable/responsible planning and management is imperative for the industry to survive as a whole.

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