New Business Models and Sustainable Development

New Business Models and Sustainable Development

18 Apr 2018, 14:30 - 15:15

Conference Theatre

In the global WTM Responsible Tourism Awards last year five of the twelve winners were from Africa. On the African continent, we are seeing some of the world’s most innovative commercial models emerging. Successful businesses which are creating shared value to benefit local communities and fund conservation.  Businesses which are commercially successful and which are building their success on sustainability principles. 


  • Moderator: Harold Goodwin, WTM Responsible Tourism Advisor 
  • Glynn O’Leary, CEO, Transfrontier Parks Destinations
  • Richard Vigne, CEO, Ol Pejeta Conservancy   
  • Dulcie Pasco, Isibindi Africa Lodge


  • 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...

  • Richard Vigne



    Ol Pejeta Conservancy

    Wildlife conservation and development organization with emerging global reputation for innovation and success (  Biggest...

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