07-09.03.2018

Wadden Sea World Heritage at ITB 2018 - Trade visitor days

On 7 March 2018 the largest tourism fair in the world, the ITB, opens its doors in Berlin. The Wadden Sea World Heritage will be there to promote sustainable tourism.

Wednesday, 7 March

Side programme for ITB Young Professionals Day

10:30-10:45

* Keynote speech
Peter Saabye Simonsen, Nationalpark Vadehavet

11:15-12:00

* Masterclass: Tackling plastic waste in oceans with wooden message in a bottle
Katharina Stephan + Dr. Holger Freund, University of Oldenburg

14:00-14:30

Explore, learn and protect - Junior Ranger Programme in the Wadden Sea
Stefanie Lenz, Wadden Sea National Park Lower Saxony

15:00-15:30

Altijd Wad Pad: Marketing to children
Monique Pruyt + Niels Bons, Province Fryslân

15:30-16:30

UNESCO Young Heritage Experts

 

Thursday, 8 March

World Heritage sites for all - Day of Accessible Tourism

10:00-10:30

Informal gathering of LT&C-Penguins
Invitation only

10:30-11:00

* Panel discussion: The Big Run on the last Nature Destinations: Wildlife - Overtourism - Overkill?
Moderated by: Eike Otte

11:00-11:30

Dolomites - Making heritage available to all
Marcella Morandini, UNESCO Dolomites Foundation

12:00-12:30

Weltkulturerbe Rammelsberg - Reisen für alle (in German)
Dr. Martin Wetzel, Weltkulturerbe Erzbergwerk Rammelsberg Goslar GmbH

14:15-14:45

Tourismuspreis Ostfriesland barrierefrei - How to acknowledge the efforts of private enterprises with an award for axxessible tourism (in German)
Imke Wemken, Ostfriesland Tourismus GmbH

15:00-15:30

Wattenmeer für ALLE - Barrierefreie Naturerlebnisangebote (in German)
Joke Pouliart, waddenseaTravel

16:00-17:00

Round-table discussion: Q&A on LT&C-examples and how they can grow
Invitation only

 

Friday, 9 March

The Coast: A wealth of beauty & biodiversity … threatened

11:00-11:30

* Int. Dollard Route - Cycling without limits on the Wadden Sea World Heritage site
Ulrich Schmunkamp, Internationale Dollard Route e.V.

11:30-12:00

Making Seychelles an international best practice example for sustainable tourism through an integrated collaborative approach between public, private sector, academia and NGOs
Diana Körner, Seychelles Sustainable Tourism Foundation

14:00-14:30

How the virus of the LT&C-Example Wadden Sea is spreading into the world
Dr Peter Prokosch, LT&C

15:00-15:30

Synergetic tourism-landscape interactions:  8 policy recommendations for sustainable tourism development
Dr Jasper Heslinga

16:00-18:00

Networking Event
Sponsor: Edition Wattenmeer

* event takes place at 13th PowWow / Adventure Stage

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