Catch up – Unpacking sustainable tourism recovery strategies

Catch up – Unpacking sustainable tourism recovery strategies


Keith Jenkins,
CEO iambassador

Keith Jenkins founded iambassador and began offering social media and marketing services in 2011. Keith is the Founder and Publisher of the Velvet Escape luxury travel blog. Based in Amsterdam, Keith left his ten-year investment banking career to travel the world and carve out a new career as a travel blogger and social media advocate. He has visited more than 80 countries across six continents. In addition to being a travel blogger, Keith often speaks at travel and social media conferences. He is also the co-founder of the Global Bloggers Network, a community of more than 3,000 travel bloggers. Keith has been featured in The New York Times, BBC Travel, Lonely Planet, and National Geographic Traveler, and has spoken at TEDxTalk.

Melvin Boecher
Founder and CEO, Traveldudes

Travel Dudes is an industry leader within the field of travel influencer marketing. In partnership with clients, we create cost-effective, inspirational and engaging travel content for digital and social platforms, reaching an audience of over three million travellers each month! Melvin, the founder and CEO of Travel Dudes, COO of iambassador, is a pioneer and one of the top travel bloggers.

Kash Bhattacharya
Founder, BudgetTraveller

For the past 11 years, Kash better known as the BudgetTraveller has revolutionised travel for the stylish, design-led budget-conscious traveller. The 2016 National Geographic Traveller Blogger of the Year, Kash is the author of the brand new ‘The Grand Hostels: Luxury Hostels of the World.‘ published by design publisher Gestalten.

Daniel Noll and Audrey Scott Uncornered Market

Daniel Noll and Audrey Scott are co-founders of Uncornered Market. As tourism development advisors, they work with destinations, travel companies and sustainable tourism organizations to develop, position and market community-based and adventure tourism products, social enterprises and culturally responsible destinations. Together, they have executed projects on all continents and visited over 100 countries. Through their advisory and advocacy, they advance travel as a force for good — for local communities, travellers and businesses. Recognized as Best Responsible Tourism Blog at WTM, Uncornered Market is also a platform that promotes respectful travel and facilitates discussions on sustainability and the human dimension of tourism.