Cuba Travel

Cuba EduTourism conference in Havana in November

Posted October 27, 2010 by publisher in Cuba Travel.

Rob Sequin | Havana Journal

The Canadian not for profit group CETA has announced two additional speakers to join a group of impressive presenters for the upcoming International Conference on Sustainable EduTourism, being held in Havana Cuba, November 7-9.

CETA President, Lana Wood says “We are dedicated to raising the awareness of the benefits of collaboration for sustainable edutourism results and the experts being made available through this event will give the delegates the opportunity to develop and move forward with their own sustainable tourism initiatives”.

Rick Welsford of Nova Scotia, Executive Director of Sable Island Preservation will be sharing his knowledge of underwater tourism & artificial reef product development.

Gloria Martin Sanchez from the Cuban Ministry of Tourism aka Formatur will be presenting on environmental education in workers within the tourism industry.

Also, Dr. Ted Manning will be presenting on UNWTO Sustainable Tourism Indicators and Performance Measures while Michael Haywood will be leading a discussion on Key Social and Economic Impacts of Sustainable Edutourism.

The Canadian Ambassador to Cuba, Matthew Levin will give opening remarks at this event which will be attended by over a dozen countries and is designed to explore and identify opportunities and benefits that exist when the Educational, Cultural , Environment and Tourism/Hospitality sectors collaborate to identify and promote a region’s unique EduTourism offerings.

Find the full conference schedule here.


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