Funding Growth: How Can Destinations Access the Finance and Expertise Needed to Drive Expansion?

Funding Growth: How Can Destinations Access the Finance and Expertise Needed to Drive Expansion?

6 Nov 2017, 12:30 - 13:30

South Gallery Rooms 7 & 8

Expert speakers will outline how National Tourist Organisations in emerging markets can source financial support and development expertise from international institutions and development agencies. They will discuss the principal sources of aid and advice, international bank and donor organisation requirements, and processes for accessing funding and support. Case studies will illustrate successful outcomes.


  • Roger Goodacre



    Tourism Consultants Network and Principal, Roger Goodacre Associates

    Roger Goodacre is an experienced tourism development consultant who specialises in the planning, development and marketing of tourism destinations,...

  • Carlos Vogeler


    Executive Director for Member Relations

    World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)

    Mr. Carlos Vogeler is currently Executive Director for Member Relations at the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), based in headquarters Madrid,...

  • Oliver Bennett



    Salon Hospitality Consulting LLP

    Oliver Bennett has over 35 year’s tourism experience covering more than 80 countries worldwide. This includes 26 years as a management consultant...

  • David McEwen


    Consultant tourism economist and statistician

    David McEwen is a freelance Tourism Statistician/Economist and Financial Analyst, specialising in statistics, sample surveys and economic and...

  • Yulia Stepanova


    Senior Banker, Property & Tourism Team


    Yulia joined the EBRD 15+ years ago in its Moscow Office and worked on projects across various sectors in Russia. In 2003, after working with the...


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