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Jason Woolf

in Cape Town

Township & Tourism, SidebySide

PRESENTED ON SEP 04, 2018
IN CAPE TOWN @ VOL 50

Cape Town is one of the most divided, and yet pluralist, cities in the world. After growing up in the US for the majority of his childhood, social entrepreneur, musician and cultural activist Jason Woolf moved to the city and confronted the absurdity head-on. This is his story of living in Khayelitsha and building Umbiyozo Foundation, South Africa’s largest alliance of traditional song-and-dance community projects, as well as his plan to revitalize and unite the city, in partnership with the tourism industry.

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King Magnus Ladulas

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Anja Praesto, an expert in Swedish history and tourism development, presents the story about the ancient Swedish king Magnus Ladulås, and what was discovered when archeologists opened his grave. (in Swedish) 

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Responsible Tourism

BY RYAN INGRAM
IN SHARJAH

Ryan Ingram is showcasing responsible tourism in Banyan Tree Hotels&Resorts to support sustainable development. The resort's five core believes in corporate social responsibility are implemented in the set up and successful management of Al Wadi nature reserve around it actively engaging community.

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Tourism Center "Ryba Andriі" Development of Regional Tourism

BY KHRYSTYNA SAMOILOVA
@ VOL 3 ON SEP 24, 2016

Khrystyna Samoilova toldstory about creation Tourism center "Ryba Andriі" one of the most successful tourism organizations in Dnipropetrovsk region. More than 2 years "Ryba Andriі" is organizing city, regional and country tours. Now they have an interesting experience for sharing on Pecha Kucha Night. 

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Kryvyi Rih as the Center of Industrial Tourism

BY LINA OVSYUK
@ VOL 4 ON DEC 17, 2016

Kryvyi Rih as the center of industrial tourism

Some time ago idea about Kryvyi Rih as a tourist center was unrealistic. But some enthusiasts became develop industrial tourism, show opencast mines, adits, and industrial landscapes as tourist attractions. 

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Elephant tourism: spectacular shows or silent suffering?

BY KATIE GRIMMOND
@ VOL 18 ON APR 18, 2017

Katie Grimmond is completing her MSci in Biological Sciences at the University of Aberdeen. She is interested in animal behavior, cognition, and welfare. Her presentation is about the welfare of elephants used in tourism in Thailand.

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#EnjoyAurora: Tourism in the Aurora Area

BY JAMES CARDIS
@ VOL 7 ON MAY 25, 2017

James Cardis describes tourism in the Aurora Area, a unique collection of ten communities and their attendant attractions, sports facilities, and meeting sites, anchored by Aurora, the second largest city in Illinois. James encourages everyone to consider a “staycation” in their hometowns, visiting the outstanding places to see and taking advantage of a variety of fun things to do in the Aurora Area, just forty miles west of Chicago.

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Bin Cleaning to Bring cinema in township

BY BUHLE SITHELA
IN CAPE TOWN

Buhle Sithela believes movies can inspire and educate. With the profit made from a bin cleaning project Buhle hosts solar-powered cinema in the township. Buhle will talk about how this is eliminating health hazards and bringing awareness to the community.

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Creating an Alternative Tourist Guide to Japan

BY CHRIS LOUGHLAN
@ VOL 16 ON OCT 17, 2018

Chris Loughlan is CEO Cambridge Institute for Innovation. Working with a range of organisations in the UK on innovation strategy, skills and evaluation. He is concerned about the impact that tourism has on the world and is in the process of creating an alternative guide to Japan in time for the Rugby World Tour and the 2020 Olympic Games.  

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Can Tourism be Sustainable?

BY CHRIS LOUGHLAN
@ VOL 20 ON MAY 15, 2019

The Rugby World Cup 2019 and the Olympic Games 2020 spurred Chris Loughan into investigating how tourism can become more sustainable. His efforts have met with mixed responses but with more and more tourist attractions trying to balance the economic and environmental effects of increasing numbers of tourists, Chris's guide to sustainable tourism is slowly gaining attention.