Transformative Immersion

Roberto Daniele, co-founder of The Tourism ChangeMaker’s Forum probably underestimates the impact of his dreaming. In April 2013, he casually mentioned his idea for a “Walking Workshop” to re-design the staid, boring and ineffective method currently used to exchange ideas and discoveries. Twelve months later at the TEFI Summit in Guelph, a number of us  had the pleasure of spending time with several of the tourism/hospitality academics shortly after their return from Nepal and the energy was electric and soon the aura was green with envy!

The entire experience was also made possible by one of the most sincere and innovative social entrepreneurs in the UK – Gavin Bates who founded the Moving Mountains Trust and whose tour company has done so much to empower the people in three villages high in the Himalayan mountain range.  No need to say more – let the video inspire you….

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