Our latest Think Tank, “Towards Responsible Tourism: Best Practices from the UAE” was held at the Arabian Market a few weeks ago. The Think Tank focused on gathering perspectives from different stakeholders driving impact across a variety of initiatives in sustainable & responsible tourism from the UAE, highlighting Dubai’s Department of Economy and Tourism’s efforts with the recent relaunch of its carbon calculator and 19 sustainable requirements aimed at placing Dubai at the heart of sustainable tourism.
Our host Tatiana Antonelli moderated an expert panel with:
- Myrna Ayad: Cultural Strategy & Art Advisory
- Vignesh Balasubramanian, Area Director of Engineering, Marriot
- Kelly Timmins, Director – Marine Animal Operations & Sustainability, Atlantis Resorts
- Cameron Cairns, Managing Partner, Terrax
The Think Tank was held with with the support of Dubai Department of Economy & Tourism and Dubai Sustainable Tourism, and the Arabian Travel Market 2023.