Commerce Occasions are Again!
It’s so thrilling to see your entire Oceania Area progressively reopening its borders and heartwarming to see mates and households lastly reunited. In Might 2022, key locations have been capable of host commerce occasions in individual once more and reconnect with the worldwide markets: ATE in Sydney, TRENZ in Christchurch, and FTE in Denarau Island. Sadly, I wasn’t capable of attend in individual this yr however was thrilled to be linked nearly to the Australian Tourism Trade, due to Tourism Australia. How did ATE go this yr and what does it imply for the business?
New Zealand Put up-COVID
After such a protracted pause, what sort of tourism can we count on to see again within the area, what classes have we realized, and the way can we keep away from reproducing earlier errors (akin to overtourism…)? Let’s check out New Zealand and what the post-COVID New Zealand expertise appears like. Our ambassador Wendy Van Lieshout, CEO of Energetic Adventures, is sharing her direct expertise from the sphere – New Zealand – Adventuring As soon as Extra.
Tourism & Local weather Change
Local weather change has undeniably been affecting us all globally, however Oceania is especially weak, and plenty of initiatives have been designed to enhance tourism practices and cut back the journey influence on local weather. Again in June, we hosted the webinar Meet the Specialists: Local weather Change & Tourism within the Pacific Islands – What Journey Companies can do to assist?
The ATTA’s local weather guru, Christina Beckmann, co-founder of Tomorrow’s Air, moderated a panel dialogue with key consultants from the business sharing their imaginative and prescient and success tales. You may learn extra from every of our audio system of their devoted items beneath, and we invite you to additionally watch the total webinar session.
World Environmental Influence Supervisor, Intrepid Journey
Supervisor, Division of Sustainable Tourism, South Pacific Tourism Organisation (SPTO)
Government Director, Ziptrek Ecotours
Supervisor Australia – Pacific, The Local weather Actuality Undertaking
It’s nice to see everybody so concerned in addressing local weather change by engaged on their insurance policies, making a motion, and making it their precedence, as famous by Christopher Cocker, CEO from SPTO (Pacific Tourism Organisation):
“Selling sustainable tourism planning and improvement within the Pacific area is considered one of SPTO’s key strategic priorities and additionally it is articulated within the Pacific Sustainable Tourism Coverage Framework. In progressing this precedence, SPTO has superior initiatives just like the Pacific Sustainable Tourism Dedication and the Glasgow Declaration on Local weather Motion in Tourism.”
Tourism & Accessibility
To proceed with our webinar collection, we’re happy to tell you that the following session shall be devoted to the Australasia viewers and concentrate on accessibility in tourism. This shall be taking place in late October, so keep tuned for extra updates quickly. Accessibility has all the time been a sizzling matter at ATTA and a part of our key initiatives. Heather Kelly, Director, Analysis and Sustainability at ATTA is sharing key tendencies and information on this necessary sector from our business in Journey for All: Adapting to Accessibility in Journey Journey.
Information From the Subject
We’re delighted to announce that we’ve onboarded three new ATTA ambassadors to help our group within the area, and that is my nice pleasure to introduce you to:
Wendy Van Lieshout, CEO of Energetic Adventures – New Zealand.
Wendy and Energetic Journey have been engaged with ATTA for a few years. She is a task mannequin as a pacesetter of the business, inspiring optimistic adjustments such because the launch of a brand new versatile working coverage for his or her international workforce which has grown out of the altering approach we do enterprise – together with as much as 12 weeks of working abroad each two years. She has additionally been main the merging between Energetic Journey and Austin Adventures primarily based within the US. Discover out why she agreed to hitch our superior workforce of ambassadors.
Brad Atwal, Advertising and marketing Director, World Expeditions – Australia
World Expedition is considered one of ATTA’s champions, as they’ve been an lively member for over 15 years, and Brad has been actually lively in supporting our group, sharing insights and provoking us with the fantastic initiatives akin to Help, attraction Marketing campaign or collaborating with CEO Sue Badyari on our Ladies empowerment’s Report
Philip Wyndham, Common Supervisor, Journey South – New Zealand
Journey South has been a member of ATTA since 2008. Philip has participated actively in our Journey Journey World Summit over time and is a loyal supporter of ATTA, in New Zealand. He additionally joined our assume tank workshop on local weather change sharing his insights with our friends.
When invited to hitch us as an envoy, Philip stated: “There is no such thing as a doubt that the folks throughout ATTA make the membership so beneficial. The chance to share concepts or fun is priceless. I additionally really feel it’s necessary we see extra NZ and AU members become involved. We want a extra international ie Southern Hemisphere enterprise and members to hitch in.”
A heat welcome to you all!
ATTA’s Journey Champions
From our highlight on Journey Champions collection, we’re happy to current to you, our newest ATTA’s champion in Oceania:
World Nomads. World Nomads is an journey journey model offering probably the most related, versatile journey insurance coverage to guard the worldwide traveler and their adventures.
Ocean Crusing Expeditions Pty Ltd
Tour operator from Australia
Step up and be a part of David Hows onboard as crew of his yacht for the ocean crusing journey of a lifetime. We take on a regular basis folks on offshore crusing adventures 4-21 days in period. We provide hands-on crusing expertise on two 72 foot expedition/race yachts which are commercially permitted to the very best maritime security requirements, to function wherever on the earth. What makes us distinctive: We’re the one firm in New Zealand and Australia that’s licensed to sail internationally.
Save the Dates
If you’re planning to attend our Journey Journey World Summit in Switzerland, 3-6 October 2022, please do attain out so we are able to schedule a gathering and when you haven’t registered but, notice that we’re nearly bought out; only a few seats are left. For those not capable of make the journey this yr, save the date in 2023 as our summit shall be nearer to dwelling, in Hokkaido, Japan, on 11-14 September 2023.
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I want you all a fantastic restoration and stay up for being impressed by new tourism initiatives within the area.