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  • 1. Our vision! We envision a future where tourism associated with protected areas has a positive impact on biodiversity, and where tourism is environmentally, socially and economically sustainable
  • 2. Who we are! IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA) Specialist Group Voluntary technical network Specialists on tourism and protected areas and areas of particular importance to biodiversity
  • 3. What we do - knowledge!
  • 4. What we do – build capacity!
  • 5. What we do – network!
  • 6. Our structure! Anna Spenceley (Chair) CommuniBes • Susan Snyman (Vice Chair) Knowledge development • Glen Hvenegaard, Ralf Buckley Capacity Building • Steve McCool Heritage • Robyn Bushell CommunicaBons • Ron Mader Membership • Elena Nikolaeva IUCN Secretariat • Giulia Carbone
  • 7. Membership applica.on: hLp://Bnyurl.com/tapasmembership Facebook: hLps://www.facebook.com/pages/Tourism-­‐and-­‐Protected-­‐Areas-­‐ Specialist-­‐Group/122961127797095 LinkedIn: hLps://www.linkedin.com/groups?home=&gid=4735342 Slideshare: hLp://www.slideshare.net/planeta/tapasgroup Wiki: hLp://planeta.wikispaces.com/tapas Google+: hLps://plus.google.com/u/0/117973343043881234019/posts IUCN Website: hLp://www.iucn.org/about/work/programmes/gpap_home/ gpap_capacity2/gpap_wcpacap/gpap_tourism/ Links!
  • 8. Tourism and Protected Areas Specialist Group (TAPAS) is one of WCPA structural divisions which is committed to support sustainable tourism in protected areas.
  • 9. The mission of the TAPAS is to provide a forum where people collaborate, stimulate dialogue, share expertise, develop and disseminate knowledge, and enhance learning, in order to enable the planning, development and management of sustainable tourism in protected areas.
  • 10. Membership benefits include: * Exchanging dialogue and information with a wide range of colleagues interested i n tourism and protected areas * Sharing research information * Col laborating on joi n t publications and participating in research programs, seminars and conferences * Membership i n a Google discussion group * Discounted prices for social web workshops and webinars
  • 11. Six Objectives : 1 . Provide strategic advice to governments and other s on the optimum approaches to sustainable tourism in protected and natural areas . 2. Strengthen the capacity and effectiveness of protected area managers and pol icy maker s and other s in relation to sustainable tourism. 3. Enhance the level of tourism contribution to the goals of protected areas and protected area systems.
  • 12. 4. Enhance the capacity of WCPA, including through co-operative ventures wit h networks and partner s and , in particular IUCN member s , and recognize thei r contributions . 5. Develop and disseminate knowledge on tourism and protected areas, including case studies and best practice syntheses . 6. Provide an interactive forum for individuals working on protected areas and tourism, which allows them to network, communicate, col laborate, and develop partnerships.
  • 13. Twitter TAPAS Google+ Slideshare Facebook Wiki LinkedIn
  • 14. planeta.wikispaces.com/tapas
  • 15. plus.google.com/117973343043881234019
  • 16. facebook.com
  • 17. linkedin.com/groups/Tourism-Protected-Areas-Specialist-Group-4735342
  • 18. slideshare.net/AnnaSpenceley
  • 19. slideshare.net/Steve_McCool
  • 20. koedoe.co.za
  • 21. World Parks Congress Planning Meeting @ Thomas Brooks
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  • 23. @ronmader planeta.com