Talks, workshops, webinars
2018 - upcoming
International Conference on Tourism Research: Tourism, Transformation, and the Circular Economy
Keynote speech on March 23 at academic conference in Finland exploring how the principles of the circular economy offer tourism an opportunity to move beyond incrementalism and to become an industry designed to deliver transformational positive impact.
Mekong Travel Forum: Transforming Travel
Speech in June at Mekong Travel Forum on how to design tourism with positive impact at its core.
Hotels.com: Tourism, tech and the circular economy
Talk on February 21 to staff of Hotels.com's London office about the circular economy and how tourism tech companies can promote transformative tourism and positive impact
United Nations: Transforming Tourism into a Positive Impact Industry
Talk to the Travel+Social Good Summit on the three steps tourism should take to ensure the maximum positive impact. You can watch the talk here or download/view the slides and text as a PDF.
University of Surrey: Seminar on Tourism, Transparency and the Circular Economy
Three hour session for masters students in hospitality
CABI: Transforming Travel
Talk to the staff of CABI, the publishers for my new book, on the topic of the book
Fitur: Sustainable Tourism for competitive advantage
Keynote speech I gave at Spain's largest industry travel fair on successful marketing of sustainable tourism
Sami Parliament: Responsible Tourism and Indigenous Peoples
I gave a keynote speech at the Sami Parliament in Finland, on how companies looking to provide responsible indigenous tourism experiences should act and communicate.
Necstour: Marketing and commercialisation of Spiritual Tourism for young consumers
I was invited to speak on a public panel in Barcelona on developing spirutal tourism routes
University of Surrey: Marketing Sustainable Tourism
I was a guest lecturer for masters students in tourism, providing a lecture and workshop on marketing sustainable tourism
Tourism Concern: Ethical volunteering webinar
I conducted a private webinar for Tourism Concern members on issues around ethical volunteering and how best to communicate with potential clients
Indian Responsible Tourism Summit: Communicating Sustainable Tourism
I spoke at a conference in Delhi on how to effectively communicate sustainable tourism
Greenhotelier: Communicating sustainable tourism
I presented a live webinar on storytelling and marketing for sustainable tourism
World Travel Market: Using Responsible Tourism to Drive Sales
A talk a gave on the power of storytelling to communicate the benefits of responsible tourism
Hospitality Tech Europe: Towards a Green Hotel Future
Spoke on a panel at Hospitality Technology Europe on how to communicate efforts to make hotel's more sustainable in ways that will resonate with your guests.
WTM & Amadeus: Inspiring the Future of Responsible and Accessible Tourism
Joined an industry panel to develop a white paper on responsible and accessible tourism.
Vision for Sustainable Tourism: Responsible Tourism Masterclass
Spoke on greenwash and the environment, and how responsible tourism can develop compelling narratives.
Gogobot: Adventures in Responsible Tourism
Joined a expert panel to discuss responsible tourism and how to bring it more mainstream.
ITB: Launch of Fair Game safari initiative
Introduced the ethical safari initiative I have been developing to an industry audience at the world's largest tourism trade fair.
Gujarat International Conference on Sustainable Tourism: Storytelling for Sustainable Tourism
Invited to speak at first responsible tourism event in the Indian state of Gujarat. I spoke on importance of storytelling in communication.
Vision for Sustainable Tourism: How to communicate sustainable tourism
Masterclass focussed on how to communicate responsible tourism. I spoke on the role of authentic narrative and the best ways to use social media.