ESTC13: Leading International Industry Conference to Focus on Tourism's Role in Sustainable Community Development

Ecotourism and Sustainable Tourism Conference (ESTC), Nairobi, Kenya, Sept 24-27, Explores How Tourism Can Help Alleviate Poverty and Achieve Sustainable Development.


Jordan Destination Review and Industry Seminar

Feynan Ecolodge


Report by: Deirdre Campbell, TIES Advisory Board Member, Owner, The Tartan Group


Travel with an Open Mind

Travel with an Open Mind

Mark Twain famously described travel as "fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness" (The Innocents Abroad).


Eco-Romania: Demonstrating the Value of Ecotourism for Destinations

Piatra Craiului National Park, Romania



Report by: Ayako Ezaki, Director of Communications, TIES


Jordan Destination Survey

The International Ecotourism Society (TIES)
Jordan Destination Survey

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Call for Proposals: Conference on Forests for People, Outdoor Recreation Conference

Joint Educational Forum

The two conferences - 2013 National Outdoor Recreation Conference and the IUFRO Conference on Forests for People - are accepting submissions of proposals for presentations and posters.


UK Responsible Rural Tourism Partnership: Changing the Way Tourism Businesses Celebrate and Conserve Local Landscapes

UK National Parks & Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty partner with RSPB South East to improve responsible rural tourism.

One of the Our Land farmers running a tourism business in the Cotswolds AONB

Call for Contributions: Best Practice Guidelines for Sustainable Tourism in Protected Areas

Announcement by: Yu-Fai Leung, Ralf Buckley, Glen Hvenegaard, and Anna Spenceley - Knowledge Development Subgroup, IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas - Tourism and Protected Areas Specialist Group (TAPAS Group)


2013 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards Call for Entries

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC)'s Tourism for Tomorrow Awards are one of the world's highest accolades in the Travel & Tourism industry. They are aimed at recognising best practice in sustainable tourism within the industry worldwide.

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