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Jerusalem Tourism Talk- Responsible Tourism in East Jerusalem
September 21 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
|09.00 – 09.10||Welcome Remarks||GIZ|
|09.10 – 09.20||Introduction of Training Program; Q & A||Maeve O’Brien, Dr. Nicole Haeusler, mascontour – Sustainable Tourism Consulting, Berlin|
|09.20 – 9.30||Brief Introduction of trainers and participants; identification of expectations||All|
|9.30 – 10.30||What is sustainability and what is sustainable tourism?
Why supporting sustainable tourism in Jerusalem and Palestine?
|Dr. Nicole Haeusler (based on online presentation at HUB in May 2022), supported by guest speaker|
|10.30 – 10.45||Coffee Break|
|10.45– 12.30||How? Tourism industry stakeholders at all levels, ranging from the taxi driver and hotel staff at grass roots level, through to international organisations and national Government, have an obligation to facilitate responsible tourism – presenting examples
Discussion: How do you do it and what are you challenges?
|Dr. Nicole Haeusler and Maeve O’Brien supported by guest speaker
|12.15 – 13.15||Lunch break|
|13.15 – 14.15||Group work on sustainable practices: How can you implement sustainable practices in your businesses?
(e.g. energy/waste/water management, sustainable procurement, ethical marketing, capacity building of staff)
supported by Dr. Nicole Haeusler and Maeve O’Brien
|14.15 – 15.00||Presentation and complementation||Participants|
|15.15 – 15.30||Coffee break|
|15.30 – 16.00||Demand /target groups for sustainable tourism||Dr. Nicole Haeusler|
|16.00 – 16.45||The move from package tours to experimental tours – what makes a unique travel experience?||Maeve O’Brien|
|16.45 – 17.00||Summary, feedback – what next?||Dr. Nicole Haeusler and Maeve O’Brien & GIZ|
Who can join? All tourism stakeholders such as tour Operators, Hoteliers, Guides, Restaurant owners – whoever is interested to learn more about sustainable/responsible tourism
Max. number of participants: 15
Where: EJTDP Hub
This is an in-person workshop that will take place in our Jerusalem office.
Kindly note that you must register below in order to take part in this workshop.