Wildlife: animal welfare and conservation

Wildlife: animal welfare and conservation

6 Nov 2018, 11:00 - 11:45

Asia Inspiration Zone - AS1070

What responsibility do travel trade associations have to promote animal welfare amongst their members? New research from the University of Surrey supported by World Animal Protection examines whether responsibility is being taken towards sustainable development broadly and animal welfare in particular. An opportunity to share information about the current campaigns, to reflect on the success or otherwise of different approaches and to discuss priorities.


  • Harold Goodwin


    WTM Responsible Tourism Advisor

    Harold is WTM’s Responsible Tourism Advisor, he puts together the flagship Responsible Tourism programme at WTM London which attracts 2000...

  • Dr Tom Moorhouse


    Postdoctoral Researcher

    Oxford University

    Dr Tom Moorhouse is a postdoctoral researcher at Oxford University's Wildlife Conservation Research Unit. His recent research has focused on the...

  • Dr Xavier Font



    University of Surrey

    Dr Xavier Font is professor of sustainability marketing at the University of Surrey. During 2018 he has been researching how travel trade...

  • Jane Edge


    Managing Director

    Fair Trade Tourism

    Jane Edge joined the board of FTT in early 2015 and is currently its Managing Director. She holds a Journalism Honours degree from Stellenbosch...

  • David Ville


    Group Sustainability Manager

    Thomas Cook

    David joined Thomas Cook 4 years ago and leads Thomas Cook’s work on animal welfare. Over the past 4 years David has worked to establish the first...

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