May 23, 2013 · 6:30 PM
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About this Meetup Group
Join us on the patio at Java Green for an engaging discussion about ecotourism and it's positive impacts given the current state of the global economy.
You are not the average tourist.
Laura Ell, Founder of Sustainable Tourism Elements
Laura Ell is a Canadian sustainable tourism professional with over 12 years of experience. She is marketing and PR consultant to award-winning Jungle Bay in Dominica and other successful ecoresorts. Laura was also Director of Communications and Membership for The International Ecotourism Society (TIES) acting as a liaison to the global network of ecotourism projects, professionals and travelers. Her qualifications are focused particularly in the areas of niche tourism marketing (wellness, spa, culture, heritage and eco-adventure), ecoresort start-up and operations, destination and private sector relations strategies