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Tropical Tourism Outlook Conference - August 2014 - Sri Lanka

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  • Alan A. Lew
    *Conference Announcement:* *Tropical Tourism Outlook Conference: * *Nature, Culture and Networking for Sustainable Tourism* 8 to 10 August 2014 Dambulla -
    Message 1 of 1 , Feb 4, 2014
      Conference Announcement:

      Tropical Tourism Outlook Conference: 
      Nature, Culture and Networking for Sustainable Tourism

      8 to 10 August 2014
      Dambulla - Kandalama
      Sri Lanka

      This conference brings together tourism educators, hospitality and community practitioners, students, government agency employees, and others interested in these issues to discuss the development of alliances and the building network relationships to better secure the future sustainability of cultural and environmental resources. We intend to create a venue to share, exchange and debate ideas and knowledge related to understanding and managing tourism in general, and tropical tourism in particular.  Through this, the conference will identify practical solutions, chart new directions, and create opportunities for networking on sustainable tourism development in these sensitive environments.  

      Who Should Attend
      • Destination management organization (DMO) officials
      • Educators, researchers and students from academic institutions of higher learning
      • Environmental and tourism development researchers, consultants and NGO/civil society representatives
      • Government and quasi-government agency officials, managers and planners
      • Public and private sector planning and land management agency officials, managers and representatives
      • Tourism, travel and hospitality industry executives, managers, planners and practitioners
      • Others with an interest in coastal, island and tropical tourism issue

      Alan A. Lew, Ph.D., AICP
      Professor and Graduate Program Coordinator
      Department of Geography, Planning and Recreation

      Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona 86011-5016, USA
      * Tourism Geographies journal Editor-in-Chief
      * World Regional Geography: Human Mobilities, Tourism Destinations & Sustainable Environments
      * Understanding & Managing Tourism Impacts
      * My open access articles + GScholar
      IGU Tourism Commission-related Conferences
      * Third International Conference on Sustainable Tourism in Urban Environments: "Sustainable Tourism and Resilience in Urban Environments", 23-25 April 2014, Hong Kong, SAR China
      * 7th Tourism Outlook & 3rd Tropical Coastal and Island Tourism Conference: "Nature, Culture and Networking for Sustainable Tourism", 8-10 Aug 2014, Dambulla, Sri Lanka
      * IGU Tourism Commission Pre-Conference: Tourism and Transitions in a Time of Change,  13-17 August 2014, Krak√≥w / Pieniny Mts, Poland
      "Without stepping beyond a door, the whole world may be known. Without gazing out a window, the way of the heavens can be seen. The further one travels, the less one may know." Lao Tzu

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