AIDN hosts a range of events throughout the year to raise awareness, facilitate alighnment and encourage action.
The Collapse of Global Tourism and its Impact on International Development
Wednesday 15 September, 4pm-5pm Australian Eastern Standard Time
Tourism is one of the most important sources of foreign exchange earnings and job creation in many poor and developing countries.
The UN World Tourism Organisation estimates that annually there is currently 1billion fewer international tourism arrivals, a loss of US$1.3 trillion in total export revenues from international tourism and a further 120 million direct tourism jobs at risk due to COVID-19.
The toll on developing countries is significantly higher and the inequity is expected to continue well into the future with uneven vaccination rollouts.
On 15 September, AIDN will host a free webinar to discuss the global tourism crash and its impact on developing countries. Our session will be facilitated by Jennifer Byrne and will welcome:
- Rob McGeary, Director at APT Travel Group
- Gemma Sisia, Founder of The School of St Jude Tanzania
- Darrell Wade, Co-founder and Chairman of Intrepid Group
- Tony Wheeler, Founder of Lonely Planet
To register, click here.
The is a free webinar presented by The Australian International Development Network.