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"Selling Sustainability" Topic of New On-Line Ecotourism Master Class
The International Ecotourism Society (TIES) and EplerWood International (EWI) are launching their second Master Class, "The Ecotourism Market: Selling Sustainability" in November. The 3-part course will focus on successfully integrating social media into a destination’s marketing plan as well as creating market access for sustainable destinations.

The Ecotourism Market: Selling Sustainability will run over three consecutive weeks. The presenters are Randy Durband, Chief Executive Officer of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council, Leilani Latimer, head of Product Marketing for Sabre Hospitality Solutions and Dr. D’Arcy Dornan, Cofounder of the South American Sustainable Tourism Network.

TIES and EWI are dedicated to offering on-line training and education for ecotourism professionals worldwide. More information and registration is available on the TIES website.

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Megan Epler Wood named Director of new International Sustainable Tourism Initiative at the Harvard School of Public Health's Center for Health and the Global Environment.

Megan Epler Wood has been named the Director of the new International Sustainable Tourism Initiative at the Center for Health and the Global Environment at the Harvard School of Public Health. She will be working with the Director of the Center, Dr. Jack Spengler, and advisers from schools across the Harvard campus to design a program of technical support and research in collaboration with the international tourism industry, government and non-governmental institutions.