23 July – Meet there Experts: World Whale and Dolphin Day, Virtual event
With captive dolphins no longer favoured by the tourism sector and a growing proportion of the public, what is the future for the 3500+ dolphins in captivity? Speakers: Anastasia Miliou, Archipelagos Institute of Marine Conservation.
22 May – Meet there Experts: UN Day of Biodiversity, Virtual event
The importance of forest protection and what actions can be taken by travel businesses to halt biodiversity-loss. Speaker: Dr Rachel Hogan, Ape Action Africa.
26 March – Meet there Experts: Earth Hour, Virtual event
Considering the importance of animal protection through tourism. How travel and tourism businesses can better protect animals and nature. Speakers: Prue Stone, Explore! Worldwide & Daniel Turner, ANIMONDIAL.
Adventure Travel Networking, Virtual event
Join travel businesses, national tourism boards and tourism experts for a series of focused discussions to support tourism sector resurgence.
ANIMONDIAL will participate in a lively panel discussion with tour operator Explore! and travel writer Chris Haslam to consider the implications of Building Back Better, post-COVID.
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)
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.
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.
‘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
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.
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!
Go Vacation Animal Welfare Training (Thailand)
ANIMONDIAL provided DMC GoVacation training in ‘Animal Welfare in Tourism’.
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.
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.
New York Times Travel Show, New York (USA)
“Protecting animals in tourism”, Hartpury University, Gloucestershire (UK)
“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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