ANIMONDIAL provides a series of specialised talks and bespoke workshops to suit a variety of needs and interests. These include:

  • Animal welfare in tourism introduction
  • How to start your animal welfare journey
  • Product review and adaption
  • Introduction to charitable projects, Foundation and CSR development
  • Educational workshops for college and university students and associations


25 February
FREE Animals in Tourism drop-in for ABTA members, Webinar, 10.30am – 12pm

Join this 90-minute drop in ‘clinic’ for free advice and guidance to help your travel business ‘Build Back Better for Animals in Tourism’. ABTA Partner, and award-winning responsible animal tourism expert, ANIMONDIAL, is offering ABTA members a unique opportunity to seek impartial advice on all matters concerning animal and nature protection. Including assistance in product procurement, policy development and integration, or improving your communications, this is a unique opportunity to talk ‘animals in tourism’ with the recognised expert, and pioneer in animal welfare in tourism, ANIMONDIAL’s Daniel Turner. Following an initial short briefing to set the scene, Daniel will be available to answer all your questions concerning applied animal welfare, wildlife viewing practice and animal interactions, to issues like wildlife poaching and illegal trade, biodiversity loss and habitat degradation. » REGISTER HERE


22-25 June
Wildlife Tourism Australia Conference June 2020, Webinars

In his first talk, Daniel Turner, Director of ANIMONDIAL, discussed whether interactions with captive Asian elephants can ever be sustainable and responsible. Daniel then presented perspectives on wildlife tourism and the need to rethink our relationship with animals in light of the Coronavirus outbreak. » REGISTER HERE (free)

12 March
ABTA Conferences & Events – Animal Welfare in Tourism, London (United Kingdom)

Daniel Turner, Director of ANIMONDIAL, presented on behalf of Preverisk: ‘Working with auditors’, working with suppliers to improve standards.
Daniel Turner, Director of ANIMONDIAL, talks about the ‘Protection of Animals in the Tourism Supply Chain’

3 February
DER Touristik Group, Product Procurement Workshop, Zurich (Switzerland)

ANIMONDIAL provided an immersive workshop on animal welfare in tourism to the product procurement teams at DER Touristik Suisse.

ANIMONDIAL delivering training at DER Touristik Suisse

‘Daniel took us into the depths of Animal Welfare and taught us in a fun and interesting way about the Do’s & Don’t’s of animal activities in tourism. We all find it really helpful, eye-opening and inspiring. I am glad our company works together with ANIMONDIAL and I can highly recommend them for any other tour operator.’ – Svenja Ciriack, CoTravel / DER Touristik Suisse

24-26 January
The New York Times Travel Show, Jacob K. Javits Centre, New York (USA)

ANIMONDIAL co-director Helen Usher joined the panel for “Adventure tourism. A source for good?”


Wildlife, Safari and Conservation Summit, Harrogate (United Kingdom)

Animals and the natural environment, a table discussion facilitated by Daniel Turner, Director of animal welfare in tourism specialists ANIMONDIAL.

20 June
KUONI & DER Touristik Group Animal Welfare Workshop, Dorking (United Kingdom)

ANIMONDIAL unveiled the brand new, industry-leading DER Touristik Group animal welfare commitment to Kuoni and their partners Carrier Luxury Holidays and Journey Latin America. Thank you DER Touristik Group and Kuoni for flying the flag for the protection of animals, communities and environments worldwide!

ANIMONDIAL delivering training to Kuoni and DER Touristik

ANIMONDIAL’s Helen Usher and Daniel Turner at Kuoni HQ

Go Vacation Animal Welfare Training (Thailand)

ANIMONDIAL provided DMC GoVacation training in ‘Animal Welfare in Tourism’.

5-8 March
ITB Berlin, travel trade show, Berlin (Germany)

Helen and Daniel attended the World’s largest travel show – ITB Berlin 2019, working with partners across the sector to support better protection for animals and their communities in global travel.

ANIMONDIAL at ITB COonference 2019

ANIMONDIAL’s Helen Usher speaking at the responsible tourism reception at ITB Berlin

27 February – 2 March
GSTC Asia-Pacific Sustainable Tourism Conference, Chiang Mai (Thailand)

Thank you to Global Sustainable Tourism Council – GSTC for inviting Daniel Turner to speak on the vitally important topic of captive Asian elephant welfare at the 2019 Global GSTC Summit in Thailand. Together with influential and forward-thinking bodies such as Global Sustainable Tourism Council – GSTC, Travelife, and PEAK DMC, ANIMONDIAL are excited to be leading the way for improved lives for Asian elephants and their communities through responsible and sustainable tourism.

Daniel Turner from ANIMONDIAL at GSTC 2019

Daniel Turner provided expert opinion on captive elephant welfare in Thailand in partnership with Travelife, PATA and GSTC

25-28 January
New York Times Travel Show, New York (USA)


27 November
“Protecting animals in tourism”, Hartpury University, Gloucestershire (UK)

7 November
“Launch of the Animal Welfare Starter Kit”, World Travel Market (London)
The Adventure Connection Event, Fox bar, London E16 1DR at 3pm

“Helping you navigate the animal welfare minefield”, AITO Headquarters, Twickenham (United Kingdom)

“Building Strategic Partnerships”, 7th Annual CABI RVC Symposium: Tourism and Animal Welfare
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Official book launch: Carr, N. and Broom, D. (2018) Tourism and Animal Welfare. Wallingford: CABI

“Animal Welfare in Tourism Training”, ABTA Headquarters, London (United Kingdom)

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