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The Art Of Engaging And Sustaining Authentic Indigenous Experiences


Convention Awards

March 6, 2019

14:00 - 15:00

Palais am Funkturm, ITB Convention Awards

Organized by ITB in cooperation with respontour + WINTA

Opening ceremony by Rapa Nui - Easter Island - 2 traditional dancers of the Ma´u Henua Indigenous Community

„The Art of Engaging and Sustaining Authentic Indigenous Experiences“
The Indigenous Tourism Seminar will offer a discussion around the definition of Indigenous Tourism and share visions of Indigenous Earth Wisdom : "Weaving a Future that Benefits All of Us".
Indigenous senior consultants from the USA, New Zealand, Easter Island and Sweden will discuss themes of good practices among successful indigenous experiences and explore how indigenous tourism can shape a conscious movement to make tourism a powerful tool to protect the planet and its inhabitants.

Followed by
ITB LGBT Award Ceremony

Keynote Speaker:

Ben Sherman, Chairman, World Indigenous Tourism Alliance WINTA

Moderated by:

Aurélie Debusschère, CEO, Native Immersion, Europe Agent WINTA

Opening Speech:

Rika Jean-Francois, CSR Commissoner, ITB Berlin

Panel guests:

John Barrett, Kapiti Island, Aotearoa

Magdalena Edith, Director, RapaNui Tourism Authority

Anniina Sandberg, Founder / CEO, Visit Natives, Norway