Eco Events

by Linda  

There are a number of key ecotourism events happening throughout the world at various times of the year but, fortunately, there are far too many to list. Try and get along to one or two though because they’re a great way of meeting like-minded people and new friends. So, what are you waiting for? Go get your diary.

February

  • 3 Destinations Holiday and Travel Show, Earl’s Court Exhibition Centre, London
  • 15-19 US Annual Ecotourism Conference, Anchorage, Alaska
  • 21-24 International Conference on Responsible Tourism in Destinations, Kerala, India
  • 22-24 Boston Globe Travel Show, Seaport World Trade Center, Boston, MA
  • 22-24 Adventure Travel Expo, Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre, Melbourne, VIC

March

  • 5-9 International Tourismus Borse (ITB), Berlin, Germany.
  • 29 8pm Earth Hour, Global Event
  • 29 Feb – 2 Mar Vacation Leisure & Outdoor Show, Dallas Market Hall, Dallas, Texas

April

  • 3-7 Convergence Sustainable Living Festvial, Cultivate, Temple Bar, Dublin
  • 18-20 Green Apple Festival, Various US Locations
  • 22 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards, Global Travel & Tourism Summit, Dubai, UAE
  • 22 Earth Day, Global Event

June

  • 2 International Day for Responsible Tourism, Global Event
  • 5 World Environment Day, Global Event

July

  • 7-8 Tourism in Developing Countries – International Student Conference, Eberswalde, Germany

August

  • 3-6 Tourism Cares Summit – The Future of Travel – Color It Green, Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 12-14 Ecotourism New Zealand Conference, South Island, New Zealand
  • 17-20 Global Geotourism Conference, Fremantle, Australia

September

  • 3-5 International Conference on Sustainable Tourism, Ramla Bay Resort, Malta
  • 3-6 Adventure Travel World Summit in South America, São Paulo, Brazil
  • 10-12 International Travel and Tourism Conference, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
  • 13-14 Adventures in Travel Expo, Seattle, WA
  • 20, 21 Pennsylvania Renewable Energy and Sustainable Living Festival, Kempton PA
  • 27 World Tourism Day, Global Event
  • 27 Ecotourism Spotlight Awards held by Planeta

October

  • 27-29 Ecotourism and Sustainable Tourism Conference, Vancouver, BC
  • 29-31 International Conference on Tourism, Malaga, Spain

November

  • 5-9 Culture and Event Tourism: Issues & Debates, Alanya, Turkey
  • 6-9 Globalization, Tourism and Development: Mega Events and Urban Tourism, Shanghai, China
  • 12 World Responsible Tourism Day, World Travel Market, ExCel, London
  • 12 Responsible Tourism Awards, World Travel Market, ExCel, London
  • 17-20 Eco Storm Masai Mara, Masai Mara, Kenya

December

  • 5-7 Adventure and Eco-Tourism Travel Mart, New Dehli, India

NB: These are 2008 dates so some dates or days may vary in 2009.

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