2016 Conference Profile

Hobart, TAS

21–23 November 2016

Conference Proceedings 2012

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Day 1 - Monday 15 October 2012


Download PDF Convenor's Overview
Tony Charters, Convenor
Download PDF Green Growth and Travelism: eco-tourism and apple-seeds
Prof. Geoffrey Lipman, President, International Council of Tourism Partners (UK)
Download PDF Pathway to a Renewable Jet fuel Industry in Australia
David White, Manager, Sustainability and Climate Change, Virgin Australia

Not available

The Social Revolution: creating community, changing people's lives and transcending your product by creating a movement
Bruce Poon Tip, Founder, G Adventures (Canada)
Download PDF Ecotourism in the Philippines
Mr. Rolando Canizal, Director for Planning, Philippine Department of Tourism
Download PDF Ecotourism in Papua New Guinea
James Enage, CEO, Kokoda Track Authority
Download PDF A Fresh Approach to Ecotourism Investment in Queensland
Neal Muller, General Manager, Industry Development - Tourism Division, Department of Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games
Download PDF Tourism Investment: building better regional product
Craig Davidson, General Manager Destination Development, Tourism Australia
Download PDF Fifty Shades of Green: an ecotourism case study
Sheena Walshaw, Managing Director, Jungle Surfing Canopy Tours
Not available Global and Indigenous Tourism
David Hudson Dahwurr, General Manager, Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park
Download PDF Regional Tourism Investment: current challenges, future opportunities
Greg Farrell, Managing Director, The Federal Group

Day 2 - Tuesday 16 October 2012


Download PDF Protected Area Management through Business Partnerships: keeping New Zealand 100% Pure
David Wilks, Director, Commercial Business Unit, Department of Conservation New Zealand (NZ)
Download PDF Soria Moria Educational Development Program: an initiative to empower locals through higher education, on-site management training and share ownership
Kristin Holdø Hansen, Managing Director, Soria Moria Boutique Hotel (Norway)
Download PDF Product Development IS Marketing: getting rewarded for innovation
Richard Edwards, Owner and Founder, GreenSpot.travel (USA)
Download PDF Sustainable and Responsible Tourism of Cambodia
HE Mr TITH Chantha, Director General of Tourism, Ministry of Tourism, Kingdom of Cambodia
Download PDF The Royal Project: another site of ecotourism in Thailand
Mrs. Thanitta Savetsila Maneechote, Deputy Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Tourism and Sports of Thailand


Sustainable Destination Management

Download PDF Tanabe City Kumano Tourism Bureau
Brad Towle, International Tourism Promotion and Development Director, Tanabe City Kumano Tourism Bureau (Japan)
Download PDF Clean Energy for Eco Tourism
Simon Troman, Managing Director, IT Power (Australia) Pty Ltd
Download PDF Sustainable Tourism Development in Annapurna Conservation Area, Nepal
Lal Gurung, Project Director, National Trust for Nature Conservation (Nepal)
Download PDF Sustainable Destination Management: The best of both worlds or do we throw away the key?
Bruce Rampton, Team Leader Wet Tropics Region, Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service
Download PDF Soap Aid
Michael Matulick, CEO, Concept Amenities
Download PDF Sustainable Investment: an essential ingredient for success
Sandrine Gaymard, Co-Owner, Ecoline/TreeTop Adventure Park
Download PDF Ecotourism in the Asia Pacific: A UNWTO Study of Best Practice
Leonie Bowles, Program Program Coordinator, Ecotourism Australia

Communities Benefiting from Strategic Partnerships

Download PDF Strategic partnerships: World Heritage Management and tour guiding in the Wet Tropics
Dr Paul Chantrill, Manager Communities and Partnerships, Wet Tropics Management Authority - Co-presenter: Russel Boswell, Savannah Guides
Download PDF Noosa Biosphere Limited's Partnership Model
Dr Scott Richardson, Head of Tourism and Hospitality Programs, Central Queensland University
Download PDF The Evolution of the Hunter Wetlands Centre towards a Ramsar listed wetlands and Ecotourism Destination through local Community Partnerships and the Department of Education
Anna Ryan, Ecotourism Manager, Hunter Wetlands Centre Australia
Download PDF Mashpi Lodge: a cloud forest gem
Francisco Dousdebes, Commercial Manager & Head of Environmental Affairs, Metropolitan Touring
Download PDF Making a Splash: Conservation Partnerships for Sea Turtle Conservation
Tim Harvey, Director, Sea Turtle Foundation
Download PDF A Shared Journey: Australia's National Landscapes Program
Emma Knezevic, Senior Tourism Officer, Planning, Tourism and National Landscapes, Parks Australia
Download PDF China Ready Case Study
Dan Butt, General Manager, AVANA Tourism.

Tourism in Terrestrial and Marine Protected Areas

Download PDF Unlocking Opportunities for Ecotourism in National Parks
Anne Greentree, Director, Tourism and Visitor Services, Department of National Parks, Recreation, Sport and Racing
Download PDF Managing the growth in voluntourism
Dr Claire Ellis, Director, Claire Ellis Consulting
Not available Islands in the sun: Island-specific design
John Cameron, Director, John Cameron Architect
Download PDF The value to public land management agencies in having tourists voluntarily submit environmental monitoring data
Dr Martin Fluker, Lecturer, Victoria University
Download PDF Wildlife Tourism Australia
Dr Ronda Green, Proprietor, Araucaria Ecotours
Download PDF Geotourism as a Potential Tourism Concept in Oman
Dr Galal Afifi, Ass. Prof. Tourism Department, Sultan Qaboos University - Sultanate of Oman
Download PDF Understanding Great Barrier Reef Visitors
Dr. Bruce Prideaux, Professor of Tourism, James Cook University
Co-presenter: Michelle Thompson, James Cook University

Day 3 - Wednesday 17 October


Not available Growing a culture within a culture through Accor Hotels
Shane Edwards, General Manager, Mercure Cairns Harbourside
Not available Aboriginal Eco-Tourism and the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area
Henrietta Marrie, Senior Research Fellow, United Nations University - Institute for Advance Studies & Adjunct Professor - Cairns Institute, James Cook University.
(Gimuy Wallubarra Yidinji)
Download PDF Indigenous Tourism: achieving success through challenging times
Jacob Cassady
, Manager, Mungalla Station
Download PDF Partnerships for Long Term Success: why real engagement with Aboriginal communities builds real opportunities
Chris Buykx, Domestic General Manager, World Expeditions


Download PDF Navigating the Reef
Brad Groves, General Manager, Maritime Standards Division, Australian Maritime Safety Authority
Download PDF Scratching the Surface at Ecuador's Biodiversity: the case of Mashpi Lodge
Francisco Dousdebes, Commercial Manager & Head of Environmental Affairs, Metropolitan Touring (Ecuador)
Download PDF Sustainability: beyond the linen card on your pillow
Patricia Gallardo, Director of Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability, Shangri-La Hotel international Management (Hong Kong)
Download PDF Ecotourism in Nepal
Dr. Hum Gurung, Institutional Development Adviser, Bird Conservation Nepal
Download PDF Ecotourism in Taiwan
Mr. Victor Yu, Executive Director, Taiwan Ecotourism Association
Not available Host State Closing Address
The Hon. Jann Stuckey MP, Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games


Indigenous and Cultural Tourism

Download PDF Bangaboui: together we will paddle
Melinda Loe, Manager, Museum and Education, Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority (SHFA)
Co-presenter: Gabrielle Widders, A/Aboriginal Interpretation Officer, SHFA
Download PDF National Trust experiences and opportunities for Indigenous and Cultural Tourism
Alan Briggs, Lecturer, Murdoch University
Download PDF Marketing the 'Champions' of Indigenous Tourism
Kristi O'Brien, Experiences Project Manager, Tourism Australia
Co-presenter: Sonya Jeffrey, Ingan Tours

Optimising Tropical Ecotourism

Download PDF The Daintree Discovery Centre - a practical model for committed ecotourism operators Community-based Carbon Offset in practice
Pam Birkett, Director, Daintree Discovery Centre
Download PDF Valuing the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area
Vicki Bonanno, Manager, Sustainable Development and Policy, Tourism and Recreation Section, Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority
Download PDF Optimising tropical ecotourism: the case of 3 Malaysian destinations
Assoc Prof David Newsome, Assoc Prof in Ecotourism, Murdoch University
Download PDF Cairns brand new 6 star Eco accommodation that doesn't cost the earth
Jenine Drayton, Owner Manager, BIG4 Cairns Crystal Cascades Holiday Park

Marketing Eco Wonders

Download PDF Marketing Geological Wonders
Prof Ross Dowling, Foundation Professor of Tourism, Edith Cowan University
Download PDF Christmas Island : A Natural Wonder
Linda Cash, Marketing Manager, Christmas Island Tourism Association
Download PDF Consumer Expectations vs Product Delivery
Melanie Grevis-James, Director, Banksia Marketing/Our Planet Travel
Download PDF 3 million Facebook fans can’t be wrong: a case study on how Tourism Australia is using social media to drive advocacy
Jesse Desjardins, Social Media and Advocacy Manager, Tourism Australia

Tourism in Terrestrial and Marine Protected Areas

Download PDF Protecting the Experience: Boodjamulla
James Newman, Regional Manager Cape York/Savannah Region, Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service
Download PDF Reach for the Stars
Aileen Bell, Manager Tourism and Economic Development, Warrumbungle Shire Council
Download PDF Voluntourism in Victoria's Protected Areas
Alysia Brandenburg, Manager, Tourism Partnerships, Parks Victoria

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