Responsible Tourism - Sustainable Development Goals

Responsible Tourism - Sustainable Development Goals

20 Apr 2017, 14:30 - 15:15

Conference Theatre


2017 is the International Year of Sustainable Development through Tourism and tourism is explicitly mentioned in three of the seventeen SDGs which run to 2030. Your panel will explore what the SDGs mean for the travel and tourism sector and share with you their views about how the SDGs can be used by your business or by destinations. How can you best use the SDG? Does it make business sense? 


Moderator: Harold Goodwin, Responsible Tourism Advisor, World Travel Market.

Speakers: Glynn O’Leary, CEO, Transfrontier Parks Destinations; Dr Sue Snyman, Group Community Development and Culture Manager, Wilderness Safaris.


  • Dr Sue Snyman


    Group Community Development and Culture Manager

    Wilderness Safaris

    Dr Sue Snyman joined Wilderness Safaris (WS), a high-end ecotourism operator, in 2008 bringing with her over a decade of experience in the tourism...

  • Dr Harold Goodwin


    Responsible Tourism Advisor

    World Travel Market

    Harold is Professor of Responsible Tourism Management at Manchester Metropolitan University Harold researches on tourism, local economic development...

  • Eneida Fernandes


    Senior Tourism Specialist

    World Bank

    Eneida Fernandes, Senior Tourism Specialist, World Bank


In partnership with UNWTO

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