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The second annual Tourism Policy School in 2020: Decarbonising tourism and moving towards a sustainable emissions path

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation we have made the decision to cancel the 2020 Tourism Policy School. We are reviewing this global situation and will provide further information in due course.

Read the latest COVID-19 updates

The Tourism Policy School presents a significant opportunity to discuss issues and pathways at a time when businesses, policy-makers and communities face new challenges in the field of tourism and sustainable development.

The Tourism Policy School is convened by the Otago Business School and the Department of Tourism, University of Otago.

Dates for 2020

The 2020 School runs over Thursday, 19 March and Friday, 20 March 2020.

Theme for 2020

In 2020, the Tourism Policy School will discuss and debate critical challenges, opportunities and pathways towards decarbonising tourism and moving the sector onto a sustainable emissions path.

Programme for 2020

The programme includes presentations from the Minister of Tourism, as well a number of national and international expert speakers. Presentations will inform three sessions that will address:

  • Tourism and the low carbon economy
  • Tourism carbon management
  • Decarbonising tourism supply and demand

The 2020 programme

Insights from Urs Eberhard, Head of Markets from Switzerland Tourism

COVID-19 insights on the both the current tourism situation in Switzerland and how future travel may unfold.

View the presentation (PPT, 93MB)

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