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Members of the WINTA family in Chile are offering two compelling and informative events on the subject of Indigenous tourism.
Indigenous Roundtable Session, Wednesday, October 7, 1430 to 1600 hours
The first event is an Indigenous Roundtable Session on Wednesday, October 7, which will be conducted as part of the Adventure Travel World Summit Chile 2015 in Puerto Varas.
ATWS delegates will hear perspectives from Manuel Maribur, Mapuche Trekan, representing values-based tourism for Indigenous communities. Juan Marambio from Travolution.org will discuss how non-Indigenous tour operators can support the development of this important culture and nature-based sector. Carolina Peña Tondreau from Sernatur will introduce the government position on Indigenous tourism development. Other speakers will participate in the roundtable dialogue with an emphasis on developing sustainable Indigenous tourism.
Community-Based Indigenous Tourism Forum, Saturday, October 10, 0830 to 1600
The second event is a Community-based Indigenous Tourism Forum which will be conducted on Saturday, October 10, after the conclusion of the ATWS 2015 program.
This forum will appeal to tour operators and destination leaders from around the globe who wish to find ways of doing business with Indigenous communities and enable their clients to experience their unique Indigenous hospitality, wisdom and knowledge.
You will hear presentations from Chile Indigenous community leaders as well as other Indigenous tourism programs in other Latin and North American countries.
Further information on these 2 events may be found on the WINTA Website.
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