Engaging our Community
The Future of Tourism Coalition values inclusivity and representation in creating a strong base for our work as a collective movement. Over this past month, the founding coalition NGOs brought together leaders that represent the breadth and depth of our industry to act in an advisory capacity. Establishing the Future of Tourism Advisory Committee acts as a first step in securing participation of diverse stakeholder groups to ensure we are integrating varied perspectives and priorities consistent with our Guiding Principles. This committee will act as a sounding board and assist the Coalition in developing its long term strategy.
Initial committee members include:
Founder, Women In Travel cic
Director, Private Sector Engagement, World Wildlife Fund
CEO, Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC)
President and CEO, World Tourism Association for Culture and Heritage
Founder, National Blacks in Travel & Tourism Collaborative
Founder, Sustainable Travel and Tourism Agenda
Founder and Executive Director, Impact Travel Alliance
Chair, World Indigenous Tourism Alliance (WINTA)
Co-Founder, Tourism Declares a Climate Emergency
Chair, IUCN WCPA Tourism and Protected Areas Specialist Group (TAPAS Group)
Founding Chair, Asian Ecotourism Network
Executive Director, Travel Unity
There will be an opportunity for all signatories to participate, with feedback mechanisms being developed including open listening sessions to gather feedback and ideas from a broader audience as well as a space within our community platform (to be launched this year) that fosters ongoing discussion, exchange, and opportunities to learn from each other.