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Mount Huangshan Scenic Area Administrative Committee (HSAC)
Mount Huangshan Scenic Area Administrative Committee (HSAC) is an organization legislatively ratified by the standing committees of the People’s Congress of Anhui Province and authorized by the Huangshan Municipal Government to conduct the overall management of Mt.Huangshan.HSAC has four functions,including strategic planning, protecting the resources and environment, promoting tourism development and coordinating the interests of communities. Mt. Huangshan is the only one featuring mountainous landscape among “the top ten scenic areas in China”. Mt.Huangshan was listed in“World Cultural and Natural Heritage” site in 1990 by UNESCO. By 2009, Mt Huangshan Tourism Development Group, established by the HSAC, managing nearly 50 enterprises with the total number of employees about more than 6,000 people. It is one of “the Top 20 Chinese Tourism Groups”,including travel agency management group, cable-car companies, company specialized in scenic area management, cultural development tourism company, and star-rated hotels.
NCE Tourism – Fjord Norway
NCE Tourism – Fjord Norway is a tourism cluster with focus on adventure travel. The cluster unites adventure companies (tour operators, destinations, transportation and accommodation providers) with research and education institutes as well as public policymakers. Our vision for this particular work method, cluster, is to develop the Fjord Norway region in Western Norway into a place of world leading sustainable adventure tourism.
NEPCon stands for Nature Economy and People Connected and we are an international non-profit organisation with almost 25 years of experience working on innovative projects, capacity building and sustainability services to overcome the barriers to sustainable development.
Besides the different projects and initiatives that it promotes, NEPCon also has a self-managing division that promotes and delivers various sustainability certification services for the forestry, sustainable agriculture and sustainable tourism sectors, among others.
Olonade Travel is a Full service travel company offering hotel reservations, ticketing, private or group daily tours, variety of budget cruises, affordable package tour, luxury co-operate, leisure travel services and advisor. Striving for client satisfaction by providing the highest level of service delivering efficient detailed oriented travel planning while generating noticeable savings. We believe that the key of success lies in nurturing vendors, employee, partner, client relationship and established a positive work environment conveying happiness for our team and client all throughout. Our Goal is to brand ourselves as providers of all ultimate travel Planning experience while becoming a one stop company for every travel services available in the industry as we offer a Tour service All-round the Globe. Website: www.olonadetravelthailand.com
Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA)
Since 1951 the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has led from the front as the leading voice and authority on travel and tourism in the Asia Pacific region. PATA is a membership association acting as a catalyst for the responsible development of the Asia Pacific travel and tourism industry. In partnership with PATA’s private and public sector members, we enhance the sustainable growth, value and quality of travel and tourism to, from and within the region.
Learn more about PATA by visiting www.pata.org
Part of Panorama Leisure Group, Panorama Destination is made up of more than 500 tourism professionals and 250 licensed tour guides, specializing in Indonesia inbound travel services. We operate a network of offices across Indonesia, providing unmatched tourism services throughout the archipelago. With branches in key tourist destinations of Sumatra, Java, Bali, Lombok, Flores and Sulawesi, Panorama Destination provides a standardized service nationwide. please visit www.panorama-destination.com
For more than ten years PEAK DMC has been delivering destination management solutions for the world’s leading experiential travel brands. With 36 offices located across five continents, PEAK creates innovative products delivered by experienced local operators. Each year we bring life-changing travel experiences to more than 350,000 people. Our relationships are built on trust and reliability and with our global network of established, secure and competitive businesses we offer your brand a low-risk, legal operating base worldwide. PEAK DMC is a division of the Intrepid Group, the world’s largest adventure travel company.
PRÁTTO Consulting d.o.o.
We are a European based international consultancy and practitioners in sustainable tourism. Based in a transforming region, the Western Balkans, PRÁTTO Consulting d.o.o. is deeply familiar with the opportunities and challenges between strategies and realisation. With our clients, we help destinations keep their promises, by
* providing hands-on help for management teams in dealing with daily and more complex issues.
* working from strategy to implementation.
* helping bring your visions and thoughts into action.
* walking extra miles for authenticity and sustainable innovation.
* coaching you with direction, processes and execution.
We work at local, regional, national and international levels, also as active member of the Global Ecotourism Network.
Project Azul Verde
At Project Azul Verde, skills and passion synergize to spark positive global change in order to advance sustainability, decrease negative environmental impacts, and build communities through responsible business and tourism. Project Azul Verde delivers advanced sustainability consulting to clients of all needs, sizes, and funding levels by bringing efficient and accessible sustainability solutions to nonprofits, small business, public and private organizations. Imagine a vacation that improves the destination you are visiting: this is Project Azul Verde’s goal.
Purdue University: School of Hospitality and Tourism Management
Purdue’s School of Hospitality and Tourism Management (HTM) is a leading Hospitality and Tourism program. At Purdue, our world-class research programs are designed to move the world forward. In HTM, our faculty are working on sustainable tourism solutions for the world’s largest industry. Our student programs include Bachelor of Science, Masters and PhD, offering learning and research opportunities for students seeking to to make a positive contribution the industry and the world.