In this interview, Ary Suhandi, Executive Director of the Indonesian Ecotourism Network (INDECON), shares his insights on tourism development in Indonesia. A nationally and internationally recognized expert in ecotourism, Mr. Suhandi’s work has involved establishing and supporting community-based tourism and conservation education programmes.
Ariane Janer, co-founder of GEN, EcoBrasil and owner of Bromelia, shares her insights on sustainable tourism, conservation and ecotourism in Brazil.
Interview with Asia ecotourism expert and tourism consultant Gracie Geikie on the current state of ecotourism development in Sarawak, Malaysian Borneo.
This interview with Karma Tshering about sustainable tourism development in Bhutan is part of a special series featuring board members of the recently founded Asian Ecotourism Network. A sustainability and resource management expert, Karma introduces us to his projects and research in Bhutan, how tourism affects the country’s Gross National Happiness, and how the practice of “high value, low volume” has shaped Bhutan’s tourism policy.
In this interview, Tony Charters, Founding Director of Ecotourism Australia, discusses sustainable tourism development in Asia and the Asia-Pacific region. As board member of the Asian Ecotourism Network, he offers his view on the organization’s challenges and opportunities.