Learning opportunity - designing market-viable ecotourism products

17 September 2008 | News story

IUCN National Committee of the Netherlands (IUCN NL) and IUCN Business and Biodiversity Programme invite you to participate in the Learning Opportunity on Designing market viable ecotourism products (1011).

This session will bring together conservation organizations with experience or interest in developing tourism products as part of their conservation programmes and representatives of tourism companies. It will provide an overview on three main subjects in tourism development: (1) The ecotourism potential of a site; (2) Safety in ecotourism products (3) Tourism marketing. For each theme a professional tourism business from different sides of the tourism sector will be the resource person for the participants. For more information see the attached flyer.


This image shows the courtship behavior of Indian Bull frogs (Holobatrachus tigerinus). During the monsoon, the breeding males become bright yellow in color, while females remain dull. The prominent blue vocal sacs of male produce strong nasal mating call.