Pamela Lanier

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International Ecotourism Society’s inaugural North American conference

The International Ecotourism Society’s inaugural Ecotourism and Sustainable Tourism Conference North America took place January 25-27 at the University of South Florida Patel College of Global Sustainability (PCGS) which is a LEED Gold certified building. This was the first major…

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EcoFarm 36 “Regenerating our Lands and Water”

The 36th annual EcoFarm conference wrapped up this weekend after four days of panels, workshops and plenary sessions and was attended by over 2,000 farmers, ranchers, other professionals and 180 scholars on scholarships. The need for an ecologically sound, socially…

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Ecotourism succeeds through hot springs

Pamela Lanier heads the Friends of Sustainable Tourism International (FOSTI) and Ecogo.org. She authored an article about sustainable tourism development in a protected cloud forest. Recently the IUCN-WCPA Mountain Biome network published this success story, and EcoGo is pleased to share it with a wider audience here.  Mountain Protected Area Update (September, 2015) Cayambe-Coca Parque Nacional and Hot Springs Ecotourism,…

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The 2015 Pacific Asia Indigenous Tourism Conference

The 2015 Pacific Asia Indigenous Tourism Conference The World Indigenous Tourism Alliance are the custodians of the Pacific Asia Indigenous Tourism Conference (PAITC), hosted this year and beginning September 12 in the traditional territory of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh…

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PATA contest: market your travel destination

Are you involved in Asian tourism? Do you help manage and promote a region, city or destination anywhere in Asia? Do you support sustainable tourism practices? Then reach for the the stars and submit your application by October 1st to the Pacific Asian Travel Association’s CEO Challenge 2015. With the chance of winning $500,000 in…

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Sustainable enterprise conference works!

EcoGo.org supports sustainability education taking place globally, including our San Francisco Bay home base. Pamela Lanier, who heads the Friends of Sustainable Tourism International (FOSTI) and Ecogo.org, reports on the successful Sustainable Enterprise Conference in Sonoma County, CA. Sustainable North Bay leads 10th annual event The annual Sustainable Enterprise Conference, presented by Sustainable North Bay, took place…

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Spotlight on Pacific Asia Indigenous tourism

Pamela Lanier, who heads the Friends of Sustainable Tourism International (FOSTI) and Ecogo.org, will be sharing eco-travel drivers and sustainable best practices at the upcoming Pacific Asia Indigenous and Tourism Trade Conference held in Vancouver, British Columbia this September. In this Pacific Asia meeting she will discuss how to attract more visitors to Indigenous-owned properties…

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Countries share sustainable travel wins

Pamela Lanier heads the Friends of Sustainable Tourism International (FOSTI) and Ecogo.org. She presented eco-lodging best practices at a recent industry conference, hosted by The International Ecotourism Society (TIES). We report her news and findings below. Conference that educates The 10th Annual Ecotourism and Sustainable Tourism Conference (ESTC), held in Quito, Ecuador last week, was a resounding…

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Celebrating aboriginal tourism in Quebec

Among eco-travelers, one pinnacle experience is visiting aboriginals in an authentic fashion. There’s a desire to connect with locals, traditions, wildlife and the environment while having some creature comforts at hand. In response, locals are often interested in sharing their traditions and creating economic upsides. EcoGo applauds opportunities for aboriginals and their travel partners to develop…

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Ecotourism pros to talk shop in Ecuador

The International Ecotourism Society (TIES) provides global knowledge and advocacy uniting communities, conservation and sustainable travel. Professional and organizational members hail from 135 countries, and individual travelers may join free. Next month, ecotourism pros will talk shop while visiting Ecuador. The Society holds its international conference, the Ecotourism and Sustainable Tourism Conference (ESTC), in Quito, Ecuador…

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