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NETTRA 2021 Roundtable - Sustainability for Tourism Industry - Shared screen with speaker view
Donald Leadbetter
23:57
I need Seleni to balance my negativity :)
Donald Leadbetter
24:12
Arizona taking some great steps. Colorado as well.
Jada Lindblom
25:18
Springdale, UT (Zion NP) is another example of community involvement helping to shape the park-town relationship
Donald Leadbetter
26:05
Absolutely - but the issue has been forced by the huge visitation increases. I hope better planning (and shared values!) can circumvent the challenges before they reach crisis stage.
Donald Leadbetter
27:01
I think talking more openly about tourism's costs can help destinations and stakeholders develop more sustainable strategies.
Roni Weiss
27:05
Donny - I know things are new, but is there anything potentially on tap with NPS and any new rail projects?
Donald Leadbetter
27:50
Excellent observation - the short-term'ism of finance and investing
Stephen Braun
28:10
and perhaps quantifying revenue opportunity from consumers who prioritize sustainability
brittanyburrows
28:22
If we do end up having time - It sounds like advocacy for sustainable tourism management starts from a local level - what are crucial steps we can take on an individual basis to advance these efforts on a larger level?
Laine Hartman
28:34
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Jada Lindblom
28:42
Good points, Tara. Especially depends on the market. In VT, people love showing off their canvas tote bags and Pruises ;)
Donald Leadbetter
30:04
(Roni - good question, not that I know of, but I expect the Amtrak-NPS relationship will be maintained and hopefully strengthened)
Roni Weiss
30:34
thx
Jada Lindblom
30:47
Thank you, Donny and Seleni!
Stephen Braun
30:48
cheers
Tara
30:52
Jada yes! VT seems to have that natural care about nature and the environment which is wonderful