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Thanks to the friends of The “Good Tourism” Blog — sponsors, patrons, & contributors!


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A huge thanks to the following contributors for their “GT” Insights (in alphabetical order):

Dr Thomas Bauer — Adjunct Professor in Sustainable Tourism at Central Queensland University, Australia

Dr Susanne Becken — Professor of Sustainable Tourism at Griffith University; Director of the Griffith Institute of Tourism, Australia

Dr Rieki Crins — Founder of the Learning Exchange Foundation, Netherlands, and the Bongde Institute of Hospitality and Tourism, Bhutan

Ariane JanérSustainable business consultant and a founder of the Global Ecotourism Network

Prof Erdogan Koc — Professor of Services Marketing and Management at Bandirma Onyedi Eylul University, Turkey

A Lajwanti Naidu — Consultant on responsible tourism with Open Eyes Project, India

Dr Johanna Nalau — Research Fellow at Griffith University in Australia (Griffith Climate Change Response Program (GCCRP) and Griffith Institute for Tourism (GIFT))

Ricardo Oliveira — Co-owner & philosopher-in-chief at We Hate Tourism Tours, Portugal

John Roberts — Group Director of Sustainability & Conservation at Minor Hotels, including Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort and Elephant Tails (blog), and Director of Elephants at Golden Triangle Asian Elephant Foundation

Dr Noel Scott — Professor at Griffith University and Deputy Director of the Griffith Institute of Tourism, Australia

Peter Semone — Managing Partner of Destination Human Capital; Chair of the Pacific Asia Travel Association Foundation

Dr Bernardo M Villegas — Professor and Senior VP at the University of Asia and the Pacific (UA&P); Research Director of the Center for Research and Communication; and Visiting Professor at IESE

John Morris Williams — General Manager of Luang Prabang View Hotel, Laos

If you too wish to share your insights, experience, and thoughts about a “good” industry practice within your area of expertise, I invite you to contribute as a guest writer. This is an ongoing, open invitation. Simply let me know and I will send you the fast and loose “GT” Blog guidelines.