JourneyWoman Webinar: Decolonizing Travel With RISE Travel Institute on June 11

by | Jun 2, 2024

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Last updated on June 5th, 2024

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A learning opportunity for travellers and the travel industry

Decolonizing travel means critically examining and promoting ways to redress the power dynamics in travel and tourism to move away from colonial and exploitative practices. It’s about empowering local communities, respecting Indigenous cultures, and fostering equitable and mutually beneficial travel experiences.

This month on our webinar series, we are thrilled that our partner Vincie Ho, Ph.D., has offered to do a special webinar for us on “Decolonizing Travel Writing: a DEI Imperative for Content Creators”. This is an important discussion for anyone who is creating content, designing tours or is curious about how we can make travel more inclusive and intentional. 

When: Tuesday, June 11, 2024

When: 12 pm EDT (check local time zones here)

Cost: This is a pay-what-you-can event so that we can compensate our speaker for her knowledge and wisdom. The minimum is $5 in your currency but you are invited to contribute more. There are no refunds. This will be recorded, but will only be available to those who support the original broadcast. The link will be sent out to all who register prior to the event. Please register by Friday, June 7.

Where: Zoom! Sign up below for the link. Capacity is 100 people. The session will be recorded and shared on our YouTube channel for those who can’t join us.

About RISE Travel Institute Flagship Program

As advocates for sustainable, inclusive and meaningful travel, last year, we formed a strategic partnership with Rise Travel Institute to offer our JourneyWoman Women’s Travel Directory members the RISE Travel Institute Flagship Program at a discount. This 10-week program curriculum is intended to help create more responsible, impactful, sustainable and ethical travel experiences. You can read more about this here: RISE Travel Institute Partners with JourneyWoman to Create More Sustainable and Inclusive Travel Experiences for Women 50+.

The curriculum includes sessions led by qualified instructors on topics such as understanding sustainability, inclusivity, decolonizing travel experiences, animals in tourism, biodiversity, climate change, voluntourism, and photography with intention. All graduates will receive a co-branded certificate in sustainable travel education with a unique anti-oppression lens.

Learn more here and sign up for the next course in 2024 when it is announced.

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