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Tourism Journey @ World Parks Congress

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A presentation on the Tourism Journey at the World Parks Congress, Sydney, Australia. It describes the TAPAS Group, tourism events at the Congress, and also how to contribute to a new publication on papers presented at the meeting. For twitter, see @WPC Sydney #WPCTourism

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Tourism Journey @ World Parks Congress

  1. 1. Tourism Journey @WPC Dr Anna Spenceley, Chair IUCN WCPA Tourism and Protected Areas Specialist Group (TAPAS Group) annaspenceley@gmail.com November 2014 connecting experience with idealism to produce protected areas that matter, transforming visitor experiences & developing more resilient communities
  2. 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. 3. What we do n PARKS The I t er no ational J urnafl o Protected Areas o and Cnser vation Developing capacity for a lpr otected p anet Issue 18.2: December 2012 Develop knowledge Build capacity Network
  4. 4. Online What we doing more of review and Webinars on key themes comment New working group on communities
  5. 5. Tourism Journey @ WPC Tourism Journey @ WPC 2014 Twitter: #WPCTourism http://wpc2014.eventranet.com.au/program 7.00 – 8.15 8.30- 10.00 10.30 – 12.00 12.15 – 13.15 13.30 – 15.00 15.30 – 17.00 17.30 – 19.00 19.15 – 21.00 Sun 9th November IUCN Green List workshop, Lane Cove NP, by invitation Mon 10th IUCN Green List workshop, Lane Cove NP, by invitation Tues 11th Protected Areas Leaders Forum, by invitation PA Leaders Forum: Tourism panel dinner, by invitation Evaluating conservation capacity development: Synthesizing ideas and best practice – Jim Barborak, Capacity Development Room Wildlife Tourism Australia's workshop Office of Environment and Heritage 59 Goulburn Street All welcome, no cost See: http://www.wildlifetourism.org.au/wildlife-tourism-workshop- in-sydney-november-2014/ 14.00-17.00 Wed 12th Ecotourism Australia Forum, Sydney Olympic Park Tennis Centre, by registration See: www.globaleco.com.au WPC OPENING CEREMONY, Hall 6, 16.15-19.00 Welcome cocktail reception, Hall 5, 19.00 – 21.00 Thurs 13th TAPAS Group Exco meeting, by invitation Nature based Solutions Pavilion Tourism as a Nature-based Solution Presentations and panel discussion (Anna Spenceley, Sue Snyman, Robyn Bushell, Elena Nikolaeva, Lamson Maluleke) Nature based Solutions Pavilion 12.15 – 14.30 E-posters: 17.15-18.15 Reconciling Development Challenges: -Making PA concessions work for communities (Sue Snyman) Touchscreen 3 Governance (pt 2): - Finding ways to fund community conservation areas (Steve Collins) Touchscreen 5 Treasures of Baikal and Kamchatka (Russia) (Alexandra Filatkina) Dialogue Hordern Room Tourism and Protected Areas Presentations and panel discussion (Steve McCool, Pam Lanier, Kevin Mearns, Andrew Rylance, Carol Ritchie, Matteo Perrone, Peter Prokosch) 20.00-21.30 Jamison room How Protected Areas contribute to human life: The case of ecotourism and forest landscape restoration Jose Courrau Catered networking function 20.00-21.30 Hall 2Nth Pod E-posters: Reaching conservation goals: pt 1: - PPPs and public use of PAs (Lorenzo J. De Rosenzweig) Touchscreen 1 Supporting human life: pt 1 -Economic gateways to PAs: Eco-cultural tourism at Ayers rock (Emma Pethybridge) Touchscreen 3 Governance: pt 1 - The Makuleke’s community owned Kruger NP Land (Steve Collins) - Joint Mgt for sustainable community tourism (Dafne Dominguez) Touchscreen 5 Online link: https://drive.google.com/file/ d/0B84cIS4TjiidMlpQR3NjSV RlRWM/view?usp=sharing
  6. 6. Tourism Journey @ WPC - Details all tourism-related events, presentations, e-posters, etc. - The full version (details of presenters) & short version includes only topics, times and venues TAPAS Group events: Twitter: ♯WPCTourism Thursday 13th @ 12.15 – Tourism as a nature-based solution – Nature based solutions pavilion Friday 14th @ 20.00 – Tourism in TFCAs – Playfair Saturday 15th @ 19.15 - TAPAS Group networking meeting, CBD update & GSTC briefing – Business & Biodiversity pavilion Monday 17th @ 18.00 - Publications launch (TAPAS Group + UNDP) – Hall 4A1
  7. 7. Journal Tourism and Hospitality Research (SAGE) Special Issue Tourism and Protected Areas: A review of the last decade Coordinated by: Dr. Anna Spenceley (Guest Editor) Email: annaspenceley@gmail.com & Dr. Susan Snyman (Guest Editor) Email: sues@wilderness.co.za http://thr.sagepub.com/
  8. 8. TAPAS Group online Membership application: http://tinyurl.com/tapasmembership Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Tourism-and- Protected-Areas-Specialist-Group/122961127797095 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/groups?home=&gid=4735342 Slideshare: http://www.slideshare.net/planeta/tapasgroup Wiki: http://planeta.wikispaces.com/tapas Google+: https://plus.google.com/u/0/117973343043881234019/posts IUCN Website: http://www.iucn.org/about/work/programmes/gpap_home/gpap_c apacity2/gpap_wcpacap/gpap_tourism/

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