The Responsible Tourism Event is a continuation of the successful RT networking events that started in 2009. Organized and supported by ITB Asia, Wild Asia, The Blue Yonder and The Green Circuit, this annual event hopes to bring together sustainable tourism practitioners to share, engage, learn and be inspired to make a difference.
This year we will open the event with Inspiring Responsible Tourism stories to spark the interest and ignite passion among tourism players that sustainable tourism is indeed possible & beneficial.
The 2-hour Responsible Tourism event will also feature experts and practitioners in responsible tourism who will be able to give you insights and know how to implement sustainable best practices within your organization. Come and learn, engage and be inspired! Presentation topics are as follows:
- How to Engage and Motivate Staff to Support Your Sustainability Strategy
- Making the shift towards responsible tourism
- Voluntourism - are we helping or harming local communities?
We invite you to join us in Singapore to network with the travel operators, grassroots organizations, the media and responsible tourism professionals.
RSVP for the event here: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=262165530481534
If you have an inspiring RT Story to tell, send it to us. Visit: http://www.wildasia.org/main.cfm/library/Call_for_RT_Stories
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NEW THIS YEAR! RT CLINICS @ ITB ASIA
This year at the Responsible Tourism Center booth supported by ITB Asia, Singapore, we’re introducing a new engagement activity for trade show participants to speak with experts in sustainable tourism.
The clinics combine RT experts from various fields including sustainable architecture, digital marketing and tourism management. They come with breadth and depth of knowledge and experience that would be significant in dealing with challenges and issues of implementing responsible tourism practices.
Make an appointment with any of these experts and benefit from a one-to-one session engaging with them. RT Clinic topic and times are as follows:
Clinic 1: How to choose sustainable tourism partners in Asia
Expert: Dr. Tran Trong Kien, Founder and CEO, Buffalo Tours
Date: 19 October, 2011 (Wednesday) from 2.00 - 3.00pm
Clinic 2: Social media in tourism marketing
Expert: South Africa Tourism
Date: 20 October, 2011 (Thursday) from 1000 - 1100am
Clinic 3: Sustainable architecture
Expert: Ian Hall, founder of Arkitrek
Date: 20 October, 2011 (Thursday) from 200 - 300pm
Clinic 4: Can certification benefit your business?
Date: 21 October, 2011 (Friday) from 200 - 300pm
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to make an appointment. Introduce yourself and tell us which expert you would like to speak to. Appointments are on a first-come-first-serve basis.