13 episodes

Explore provocative travel trends and innovations through interviews with some of the most fascinating people in tourism and gain insights into issues facing the industry from fresh perspectives.

What in The World in Travel PATA CapU

    • Education
    • 5.0, 8 Ratings

Explore provocative travel trends and innovations through interviews with some of the most fascinating people in tourism and gain insights into issues facing the industry from fresh perspectives.

    Ingrid Suter - Asian Captive Elephant Standards

    Ingrid Suter - Asian Captive Elephant Standards

    Dr. Ingrid Suter, Policy Advisor and Communications at Asian Captive Elephant Standards (ACES) speaks about the welfare of domesticated elephant, guiding principles around tourism and conservation, and how discussions about elephant-based attractions have shifted over time.

    • 28 min
    Andrew Jones - Sanctuary Resorts

    Andrew Jones - Sanctuary Resorts

    In this episode of What in the World in Travel, Andrew Jones, Guardian of Sanctuary Resorts, speaks with Shaun McGrath about his incredible hospitality journey and being a catalyst for the PATA Capilano University Student Chapter's formation.

    • 22 min
    Robin Weber Pollak - Adventure Tourism

    Robin Weber Pollak - Adventure Tourism

    Robin Weber Pollak, President of Journeys International, tackles important topics in adventure tourism, such as authentic transformations, unscripted experiences, and cross cultural differences in gender norms.

    • 23 min
    Martin Heng - Accessible Tourism

    Martin Heng - Accessible Tourism

    Martin Heng, Accessible Tourism Manager at Lonely Planet, discusses accessible tourism, the fastest growing sector of the industry. Developing products with principles of universal design in mind creates opportunities to serve young families and the ageing demographics.

    • 30 min
    Sarah Rhodes - Plastic Free Southeast Asia

    Sarah Rhodes - Plastic Free Southeast Asia

    Sarah Rhodes, Founder of Plastic Free Southeast Asia, shares thoughtful views on consumer trends in plastic wastes and challenges in sustainable tourism practices.

    • 27 min
    Chris Bottrill - Pacific Asia Travel Association

    Chris Bottrill - Pacific Asia Travel Association

    Dr. Chris Bottrill discusses the current challenges and future potential of tourism in the Pacific Asia region as well as the importance of building an international network. He also gives hosts Shaun McGrath and Jennifer Vaughan insights into the key factors that determine whether community based tourism development initiatives fail or succeed.

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
8 Ratings

8 Ratings

clm85! ,

Great insight for travel and tourism

Great podcast and provides insight for both travel and tourism! Lots of food for thought.

Fets9 ,

Current, Captivating, Informative

Great interviews. Relevant to more than just tourism professionals. Very interesting topics. I’m hooked!

Top Podcasts In Education