“In about 60 years, tourism has grown nearly 100times from less than 10 million to 1 billioninternational overnight trips.That may sound likegood news – and the growth is impressive – butthere are signs that, as an efﬁcient economic engine,it’s running out of steam.At best, it’s producingdiminishing returns; at worse, it contains within itthe seeds of its own destruction. In plain language,we’re killing the goose that laid the golden egg.” Anna Pollock
Ar9cle Mail Online: China rounds up and puts its beggars in CAGES ... so they couldnt spoil the fun at town fair by Sara Malm hIp://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/ar9cle-‐2205536/China-‐rounds-‐CAGES-‐beggars-‐-‐-‐didnt-‐spoil-‐view-‐town-‐fair.html
“‘This year we decided we would no longer acceptbeggars wandering everywhere, distressing ourguests and spoiling it for everyone else,’ explainedone organiser before adding that no one is forcingthem to beg and that they have voluntarily enteredthe cages.” Sara Malm Mail Online Funfair Nanchang, Jiangxi Province, China
“By 2030, the world will need at least • 50 % more food, • 45 % more energy and • 30 % more water - all at a time when environmental boundaries arethrowing up new limits to supply. It will also needto have reduced its production of carbon by over 80%.” Anna Pollock
V volatility U uncertainty C complexity A ambiguity VUCA
V -Value participants & places U - Understanding C - Creativity - Collaboration - Caution A - Agility & Action VUCA Anna Pollock
...But these concepts are too big for *me* Awe inspiring! !
The journey of 1,000 miles begins with a single ... tweet?
Creating better places to live in, and better places to visit. #ResponsibleTravel
Niche tourism Eco-‐tourism Safari travel Food tourism Pro-‐poor tourism Not! Rather, it’s a way of life
JustRTit! Mar$n Hatchuel www.thistourismweek.co.za -‐ @ThisTourismWeek Ron Mader www.planeta.com -‐ @RonMader Photos Henna Hands Gveret Tered Chinese beggers Mail Online Casa de Joseﬁna Lòpez Ron Mader
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