In this seminar we examine the growing ‘spiritual tourism’ phenomenon. What are the transformative effects on participants and hosts? To what extent does spiritual tourism impact the socioeconomic contexts of hosts? And to what extent does spiritual tourism lead to long-term reciprocal exchanges between participants and hosts? . Venue Monash University Caulfield Campus Lecture theatre … More Spiritual Tourism Seminar
Melbourne Knowledge Week 2015 program Melbourne Knowledge Week is a multi-format festival dedicated to the latest trends, ideas and innovations of Melbourne’s knowledge sector. It’s a week-long meeting point for like-minded thinkers, entrepreneurs, thought leaders, and industry professionals. Discover the technology of tomorrow, explore research labs, gamify your life, contribute to a smart and resilient … More Melbourne Knowledge Week
Date & Time: 07 Oct 2015 10:00am – 3:00pm Venue: Pegasus Apart’Hotel 206 A’Beckett St Melbourne Victoria Australia is now attracting more than six million international visitors a year and the rapidly growing China market is sitting at the forefront of this growth. Now our second largest market by volume and number one by yield, China … More Welcoming Chinese Visitors WORKSHOP
http://www.mexfest.com.au/ Join the colourful fiesta at Fed Square for Mexican Independence Day! Sunday 13 September | 11:30am – 8pm Melbourne’s much-loved Mexican Festival returns in 2015 for another spectacular celebration of Mexican culture. Eat your fill of tacos, tostadas and much more Mexican fare from participating restaurants including Mamasita, Guzman y Gomez, South American BBQ, Paco’s Tacos, Mesa … More Melbourne Mexican Festival 2015
Skift — the top news and data services company for the travel industry — is continually asking these questions. And on October 9 in New York City, they’re hosting the Skift Global Forum to put them center-stage. This will be the “first conference focused on top strategists, technologists, and marketers in travel, the people creating … More WHAT DOES THE FUTURE OF TRAVEL HOLD? WIN THIS TRIP AND FIND OUT!
Source & Tickets: EFFM Are tourists destroying the planet? This compelling documentary raises urgent questions about one of the most powerful globalising forces of our time: tourism. Spanning South America, Africa and Asia, the tourist pathway known as the ‘gringo trail’ has facilitated both life-altering adventures and serious damage to once-pristine environments.
“World Tourism Day (WTD), celebrated every year on 27 September, is a global observance to highlight tourism’s social, cultural, political and economic value. WTD 2014 is being held under the theme Tourism and Community Development – focusing on the ability of tourism to empower people and provide them with skills to achieve change in their … More World Tourism Day – September 27
source: Young Tourism Network Melbourne Tourism Industry Exchange Tuesday 2nd September The 2014 Melbourne Tourism Industry Exchange (or MTIE as it has now become known) is fast approaching. Now in its 7th year, the Exchange is the only event of its kind on the industry events calendar that allows those in key influencing roles of … More Melbourne Tourism Industry Exchange