RT in Cities Conference – speaker updates

Since the last pre-conference update, the following speakers have been confirmed, in addition to Ron Mader (of Planeta.com) and Mariette du Toit-Helmbold (of Cape Town Tourism):  Nombulelo Mkefa, Director of Tourism for the City of Cape Town, has overseen and guided the drafting and adoption of the responsible tourism policy […]

Nicole Biondi of South African National Parks

“In 1998, what is now Africa’s most visited National Park began an epic journey and adopted a bold and ambitious tagline to anchor their vision to – A Park for All, Forever.  This was not an easy promise to make for a Park lying entirely within the municipal boundaries of […]

Deidre Luzmore of Saldanha Bay Tourism

We will understand only what we are taught In 1968 in New Delhi Mr Baba Dioum, a Senegalese environmentalist, in his speech to the general assembly of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) said that “In the end we will conserve only what we love. We love only […]

Mariette du Toit-Helmbold of Cape Town Tourism

“As tourism grows to join the ranks of the world’s major commercial industries, so do the questions around the impact this industry has on our fragile world and its people. Tourism can do as much or not more harm than good if not developed and managed responsibly. The world is […]