We have the recording of the 2021 event below
Our deepest thanks to all the local and international speakers who took part and all the contributors who made it such a successful and enjoyable day.
Our hosts Gloucestershire County and Emma and her colleagues at the venue Barnsley House were brilliant.
The Part Two Speakers are available for your own perusal.
Feel free to watch at your own speed and selection
Dusit Resorts Thailand - Paul Hawco, Corporate Director of Wellness, Dusit International
Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office. Inter-governmental Responsible Tourism across Thailand,
Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and China Jens Thraenhart, UNWTO Affiliate Member, CEO
Mekong Tourism Authority
Plant Safaris – Fusing Nature Conservation and Tourism. The case for Frankincense - Denzil Phillips, Director, Frankincense Alliance Oman www.globalfrankincensealliance.com
Reset Tourism Japan - Professor Joseph Cheer. Wakayama University with Kazue Nakamoto
Zen Resort Bali - Dr Mahendra Shah, Founder Zen Resort Bali, Sustainable
Development Advisor and Inclusive Tourism Business
Consultant, PhD University of Cambridge
Women Warriors of Wellness in the UAE - Daniella Russell, Managing Director at DRG Project Management Services; with, Julie Lewis.
Tourism’s role and Impact in Wildlife Conservation and Preservation - Kate Krukiel Sera Africa/ UN
A Brief Message from the rural schools of Uganda
We close with: Years 3 and 4 of Penparcau School, Cardiff, Wales Singing 5 Little Turtles
Also a special thank you to our host county for the day, Gloucestershire “The establishment of Visit Gloucestershire has enabled a fresh look at how the visitor economy is best managed in the County.
Gloucestershire is supporting a system where there is both coverage across the county and connections across related policy areas, such as transport. Gloucestershire County Council has supported the development of Visit Gloucestershire which is defined as the Strategic Management Organisation for the visitor economy in the County.
Steve Gardner-Collins, Gloucestershire Partnership
Harmony in Tourism and Development
Simply Good for People Planet and Place
The Harmony Quality Mark Net Positive Impacts for Climate Biodiversity and People
Tourism provides 10% of World GDP (UNEP) And produces 8% of man made Climate Gases (Nature)
Tourism is described as the largest voluntary transfer of resources to the developing world (BBC & Guardian)
Tourism has a massive Impact, so lets make it Positive
Ensure your Tourism and your Destination is
Good for People Planet and Place
Tackling CLIMATE CHANGE
Green House Gases
Protecting and Restoring BIODIVERSITY
Oceans & Sea Life
Areas of Special Productivity
Preserving and Supporting CULTURE & HERITAGE
Remedies and Health
Sustainability is such an important outcome of Covid , I am , therefore, ready to support TLC , as they strive to support a sustainability position of tourism development in leaping forward to protect our environment, our societies and our economies and thus sustaining life on earth.Taleb Rifai, Former Secretary General UNWTO