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by Carol Patterson
Tue Jan 04, 2011 8:02 am
Forum: Conversations
Topic: Business of Ecotourism: Conversation with Carol Patterson
Replies: 78
Views: 58775

Re: Business of Ecotourism: Conversation with Carol Patterso

Ooops! I made a mistake on the link to the Winter newsletter - it is http://www.kalahari-online.com/winter11.pdf

Sorry about the confusion!

Carol
by Carol Patterson
Mon Jan 03, 2011 7:05 pm
Forum: Conversations
Topic: Business of Ecotourism: Conversation with Carol Patterson
Replies: 78
Views: 58775

Re: Video Version of EcoTourism newsletter now available

After 20 years in business, it seemed time to try another format for our popular EcoTourism Management newsletter. It isn't exactly NBC News but I thought a video version might be more engaging; it seems people are reading less and watching more. While you won't have time to get through a whole bowl...
by Carol Patterson
Mon Sep 27, 2010 11:53 am
Forum: Conversations
Topic: Business of Ecotourism: Conversation with Carol Patterson
Replies: 78
Views: 58775

Congrats Ron!

Congratulations Ron on receiving the 2010 Innovation Award from The International Ecotourism Society. You have been setting the bar for sustainable tourism communication and technology for many years.

It is great to see your efforts recognized!

Carol
by Carol Patterson
Mon Jan 04, 2010 9:22 am
Forum: Conversations
Topic: Business of Ecotourism: Conversation with Carol Patterson
Replies: 78
Views: 58775

Web 2.0 Suggestions

Hi Ron I enjoyed reading about your upcoming workshop on Web 2.0 at http://eng.reisepavillon-online.de Thank you so much for this practical list of suggestions for improving our presence on the Web. (I even acted on a few this morning!) Your leadership in this field is inspiring; I appreciate your c...
by Carol Patterson
Tue Oct 28, 2008 9:08 am
Forum: Conversations
Topic: Business of Ecotourism: Conversation with Carol Patterson
Replies: 78
Views: 58775

Accounting can conserve wild places

Andy Drumm of the Nature Conservancy has penned an interesting article on the "threshold of sustainability" for BioScience magazine. It should be required reading for anyone struggling with the impacts of increased tourism on natural areas. As Andy says "We realize that simply disapproving of touris...
by Carol Patterson
Tue Jun 10, 2008 8:48 am
Forum: Conversations
Topic: Business of Ecotourism: Conversation with Carol Patterson
Replies: 78
Views: 58775

Looking For Great Guide Stories

The right guide can make or break a tour and go a long way to building a successful company. We
by Carol Patterson
Tue May 20, 2008 11:21 am
Forum: Conversations
Topic: Business of Ecotourism: Conversation with Carol Patterson
Replies: 78
Views: 58775

Re-engineering Travel?

If I was to reverse engineer the ecotourism brand, I think the industry should integrate ecotourism and its principles into all aspects of North American life. Tour operators and destinations could link ecotravel to personal benefits like good health, stronger family ties or an improved quality of l...
by Carol Patterson
Tue Mar 11, 2008 8:09 am
Forum: Conversations
Topic: Business of Ecotourism: Conversation with Carol Patterson
Replies: 78
Views: 58775

A Yurt Camp in Mexico

Ever noticed how many travel brochures don
by Carol Patterson
Fri Feb 01, 2008 3:43 pm
Forum: Conversations
Topic: Business of Ecotourism: Conversation with Carol Patterson
Replies: 78
Views: 58775

Outlook for Bhutan

I had the opportunity to interview Lotay Rinchen, Senior Travel Manager of Bhutan Expeditions, recently. He shared some very interesting insights on tourism in Bhutan and the changes that may occur as the country moves towards its first demogratically elected government. To see the interview, please...
by Carol Patterson
Thu Dec 20, 2007 9:53 pm
Forum: Conversations
Topic: Business of Ecotourism: Conversation with Carol Patterson
Replies: 78
Views: 58775

Christmas with the animals

I got the chance to tag along with Santa today when he delivered his presents to the elephant, red panda and tiger born this year at the Calgary Zoo. My first introduction to ecotourism was at the Calgary Zoo and I was on the board for a number of years so I
by Carol Patterson
Fri Nov 16, 2007 9:40 am
Forum: Conversations
Topic: Business of Ecotourism: Conversation with Carol Patterson
Replies: 78
Views: 58775

Faroe Islands Respond to Award

National Geographic recently rated the Faroe Islands the Number #1 Island Ecotourism destination. http://www.nationalgeographic.com/traveler/features/islandsrated0711/islands.html For those of you not familiar with the Faroe Islands, the islands are an autonomous region of Denmark located about half...
by Carol Patterson
Mon Sep 24, 2007 6:41 am
Forum: Suggestion Box (members post)
Topic: Share News from the Planet
Replies: 102
Views: 112970

Photography Can Be Good For Business

Photography can be a great revenue generator for ecotourism organizations. To learn more about Doug Adams, a tourism operator who has successfully diversified his business using photography check out my fall newsletter at http://www.kalahari-online.com/aut07.pdf The experience he has gained can bene...
by Carol Patterson
Mon Sep 24, 2007 6:40 am
Forum: Conversations
Topic: Business of Ecotourism: Conversation with Carol Patterson
Replies: 78
Views: 58775

More Information on Making Money From Photography

I mentioned earlier that photography can be a great revenue generator for ecotourism organizations. To learn more about Doug Adams, a tourism operator who has successfully diversified his business using photography check out my fall newsletter http://www.kalahari-online.com/aut07.pdf The experience ...