World Responsible Tourism Day (Nov 11, 2010)

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World Responsible Tourism Day (Nov 11, 2010)

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World Responsible Tourism Day event: What contribution can tourism make to biodiversity conservation? ... minarID=32

Date/Time: 11 Nov 2010, 11:00-12:00
Location: North Gallery Room 8

Matthias Leisinger, Head Corporate Responsibility, Kuoni
Barbara Powell, Senior Director, International Social Responsibility, Marriott Hotels International
Andrew Retallack, International Sales, &Beyond
Chris Roche, Manager: Sustainability, Wilderness Safaris
Anna Spenceley, Chair, IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA) Tourism and Protected Areas Specialist Group

Four industry speakers will report on the ways in which their businesses contribute towards the conservation of biodiversity. They will describe practical initiatives which they have taken to ensure that tourism supports the maintenance of habitats and species. They will report what they have done, what they have achieved and why it makes good business sense. This session is part of the WTM World Responsible Tourism Programme sponsored by BBC World News.

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Re: World Responsible Tourism Day (Nov 11, 2010)

Post by planeta »

Thanks for sharing the news! Let us know how to keep track of the event whether via Twitter or live streaming.

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