Tourism Society debate with UNWTO - The Royal College of Physicians, London.
Travel & Tourism: Stimulus for G:2O Economies.
With Taleb Rifai, Secretary General for the UNWTO, Christopher Rodrigues FTS, Chairman of VisitBritain
Marthinus Van Schalkwyk, Minister of Tourism of the Republic of South Africa, Mohamed Zohair Mohamed Wahid Garana, Egyptian Minister of Tourism, Lelei LeLaulu, Chairman, Foundation of the Peoples of the South Pacific International and Prof. Geoffrey Lipman FTS, UNWTO.
The new Secretary General of UNWTO, Taleb Rifai, and leaders from other travel & tourism industry associations and NGOs are exploring this possibility to confront the industry challenges: poor economy, pandemics, climate change, poverty, etc. Benefits to the industry, travelers and destinations are too great for this not to become a reality.
TravelMole Publisher's 10 minute of WOW sound-bites from hundreds of hours of video coverage of dozens of Climate Change related conference covered by TravelMole over past 2 years around the world. Rohit Talwar, CEO, Fast Future discusses futurist views of the world meeting the challenges of climate change. [1st of a series of 4 videos]
This is the 3rd of a series of 4 TravelMole Publisher's 10 minute edit of WOW sound-bites from hundreds of hours of video coverage of dozens of Climate Change related conference covered by TravelMole over past 2 years around the world. Travel industry organizations and UN World Tourism Organization's Geoffrey Lipmann lend their perspective, on what it will mean to be or not to be Green.
Barbara Bryant, Regional Director-North America for PATA (Pacific Asia Travel Association), discusses upcoming events including the CEO Challenge and the Travel Mart. Also discusses membership base and partnerships.
David Casselman, Founding Director of the Cambodian Wildlife Sanctuary discusses the relevance of such an investment venture in terms of protecting the animals and area, providing development to the local economy, and creating a new tourism asset for the local government.