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Jeremy Smith

Jeremy Smith is a writer, speaker and sustainable tourism consultant. In January 2020 he co-founded Tourism Declares a Climate Emergency, an initiative that supports tourism destinations, businesses and individuals in declaring a climate emergency and working together to reduce their carbon emissions.


He is the author of Transforming Travel - realising the potential of sustainable tourism (2018), and Clean Breaks - 500 New Ways to See the World (2010). He is co-founder and editor of, the travel industry sustainable tourism website news site; and he writes a fortnightly blog on sustainable tourism for World Travel Market.


He consults widely on sustainable tourism, with recent clients including the UK National Parks, Tripadvisor, Travel Foundation, Travalyst, and the European Travel Commission. He delivers regular keynote speeches and workshops for destinations and companies; and he was a member of Rotterdam’s International Advisory Board in 2019 helping develop a new vision for the city’s tourism.

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Jeremy Smith
writer, speaker and sustainable tourism consultant


Friday, March 6, 2020, 11.00 - 12.00
Palais am Funkturm, ITB Convention Awards