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James Cardis

Director of Marketing, Aurora Area Convention and Visitors Bureau

#EnjoyAurora: Tourism in the Aurora Area

PRESENTED ON MAY 25, 2017
IN BATAVIA @ VOL 7

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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Turista Libre

BY DERRIK CHINN
@ VOL 1 ON JUL 20, 2012

Derrik Chinn, an American who lives in Tijuana, shares his "Turista Libre" project, in which he brings American tourists to not so touristy but very Tijuanan places, for a better understanding of the city. (in Spanish)

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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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Van of Brothers

BY YANN TRABOULSI
@ VOL 24 ON JAN 20, 2016

"The more you sacrifice comfort ... the more you want to continue to live that way."

In Van of Brothers from PechaKucha Night Beirut Vol. 24, Yann Traboulsi shares he took a trip from Australia to India in a 30 year-old van with three friends. Joining self-discovery and responsible tourism, they engage fully with their environments and make the best out of their experiences.

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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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Tourism as Non Formal Education for Children

BY ALYONA POPOVA
@ VOL 7 ON OCT 30, 2017

О том, как в 2017 г. были успешно реализованы: Всеукраинская военно-патриотическая игра Джура в составе Детского центра туризма(организатор вечерней ватры, квеста), 
летняя школа Джур, 
4х дневный скаутский практикум, 
Активные тренинги для детей младших классов (6-8 лет), старших классов (15-16 лет), 
тур выходного дня для школьников из Киева (13-14 лет)

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In the Golden Sand

BY KHALID MALIK
@ VOL 2 ON FEB 17, 2018

Khalid Malik features the famous valleys of the north, including Swat Valley, Kaghan Valley, the Galliyat, etc., and then delves deep into the Cholistan Desert with its shrines, forts. Most importantly he showcases the local people and how their livelihood has improved as a result of the growing tourism in that area.

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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.