ANNOUNCEMENT

 

With the call and support of the ecotourism industry players and stakeholders at large in the region, it has been decided that the pre-qualification as Founding Committee Members of the Asia Pacific Ecotourism Society (APES) shall be:

Influential individuals born, raised, and residing in countries located within the Asia Pacific region and currently involved in the affiliated national or regional ecotourism strategies committed to practice including significant initiatives, programs, projects, policies, developments or activities based on the following ecotourism principles:

Minimize impact. Build environmental and cultural awareness and respect. Provide positive experiences for both visitors and hosts. Provide direct financial benefits for conservation. Provide financial benefits and empowerment for local people. Raise sensitivity to host countries' political, environmental, and social climate.

Between them, their accumulated vast knowledge, expertise and practice in the area of ecotourism will support the heavy responsibilities necessary to lead the Society to achieve its primary aims and objectives, amidst the challenges of climate change and its devastating effects on both environments and communities, global economic recession and achieving the United Nation's Millennium Development Goals. Their recognition, influence and respect in the ecotourism industry will auger well to grow APES with a healthy multilateral membership that will benefit from the work of these individuals. The  are also charged with the responsibility to uphold the Quebec Declaration on Ecotourism (2002) as well as the Vientiane Declaration on Ecotourism for Developing Countries (2009) both endorsed by the United Nations and the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO).

With due respect and utmost appreciation to those who have volunteered to be in the Pro-tem Committee of APES in the meeting on July 17, 2009, they are invited to be part of the Founding Committee subject to the pre-qualification as stated above. The pro-tem committee which has not met for the past 3 months due to various personal problems and issues is deemed disbanded. The Founding Committee will present its Management Plan and Roadmap for APES to the provisional members in due course.

Lee Choon Loong

Convenor, WEC2009

25 October 2009

 

REGISTRY OF PROVISIONAL MEMBERS

No

Salutation

First Name

Last Name

Organisation

Country

1 Ms

Candice 

Stanley Heaven on Earth Enterprises Pty Ltd 

Australia

2 Mr

Donald

Hancey Heaven on Earth Enterprises Pty Ltd 

Australia

3 Mr

Abu Taleb

Liton Dhaka Visit

Bangladesh

4 Mr.

Sultan

Mahmood Ministry of Youth & Sports & Kathak Academy Bangladesh (KAB)

Bangladesh

5 Mr.

Abul Kashem

Sheikh Ministry of Youth & Sports & Kathak Academy Bangladesh (KAB)

Bangladesh

6          
7 Mr

Soriya

Yin SNV

Cambodia

8 Mr

Motti

Essakow OmWard Bound

Canada

9 MR

Rapheal

Adatsi Dalphis Travel and Tours Limited

Ghana

10 MS

Dorothy

Sarpong Dalphis Travel and Tours Limited

Ghana

11 Mr.

Rajendra P

Gurung

Ecotourism & Conservation Society of Sikkim

India

12 Mr.

Narendra Kumar

Subba Ecotourism & Conservation Society of Sikkim

India

13 Dr.

Ajit 

Kumar Hi-Tours

India

14 Mr.

Kishor

Rithe Satpuda Foundation

India

15 Mrs.

Sangeera

Rithe Satpuda Foundation

India

16 Ms

Wita

Simatupang Indecon

Indonesia

17 Prof.

Francesco

Adamo Re-Tour , University Consortium

Italy

18 Mr

Masaru

Takayama Japan Ecolodge Association

Japan

19 Mr

Marc

Albert Khiri Travel (Laos) Co., Ltd.

Lao PDR

20 Mr

Khamfeua

Sirivongs Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology

Lao PDR

21 Mr

Anthony

Dusan Pinecone Consulting

Lao PDR

22 Mr. 

Saithong

Phommavong Faculty of Social Sciences, National University of Laos

Lao PDR

23 Mr

Bernie

Rosenbloom Communications Consultant

Lao PDR

24 Mr

Ian

Tait NagaGreen Environmenal Services

Lao PDR

25 Mr

Shahram

Saber GTMS Pte Ltd

Macau

26 Mr

Choon Loong

Lee DISCOVERYMICE

Malaysia

27 Ms

Yvonne

Lim DISCOVERYMICE

Malaysia

28 Ms

Hong Ching

Goh Universiti Malaya

Malaysia

29 Ms

Usha

Mathew Eco Tours Sdn Bhd

Malaysia

30 Mr.

Ramzi

Abu Yazid Tourism Malaysia

Malaysia

31 Mr.

Zulkifli

Mohamed Tourism Malaysia

Malaysia

32 Mrs

Alicia

Gomes-Chin KK Tours & Travel (S) Sdn Bhd

Malaysia

33 Mr

Chin 

See Kiong KK Tours & Travel (S) Sdn Bhd

Malaysia

34 Ms

Rosalie 

Corpuz Symbiosis Consulting

Malaysia

35 Mr

Mohd Azhar

Abd Rahman Universiti Utara Malaysia

Malaysia

36 Dr.

Vikneswaran

Nair Taylor's University College Malaysia

Malaysia

37 Mrs

Rasila

Hamzah Russ Consulting Sdn Bhd

Malaysia

38 Mr

Rahmat

Abu Yazid Russ Consulting Sdn Bhd

Malaysia

39 Mr

Albert `

Teo Borneo Eco Tours

Malaysia

40 Mr

Derrick

Teo Borneo Eco Tours

Malaysia

41 Dr.

Jamili

NAIS Sabah Parks Board

Malaysia

42 Ms.

Jen Li

Soo Euro Saga Sdn Bhd

Malaysia

43 Ms

Siow Hui

Lee KDK Fans (M) Sdn Bhd

Malaysia

44 Mr

Kah Wee

Ong Ong Chong Realty Sdn Bhd

Malaysia

45 Dr

Kim Chong

Ong Ong Chong Realty Sdn Bhd

Malaysia

46 Mdm

Yoke Eng

Lim Euro Saga Sdn Bhd

Malaysia

47 Dr.

Josef 

Konrad POOLASIA.com / Viva Tropcana Sdn Bhd 

Malaysia

48 Mr

Samir

Thapa Silver Mountain School of Hotel Management

Nepal

49 Mr.

Tak

Tamang Centre for Himalayan Integrated Development and Social Welfare ( CHIDSW ).

Nepal

50 Mr

Egbowon

Abayomi Moses Bels-Miral Nig Ltd

Nigeria

51 Mrs

Egbowon

Mosunmola Roseline Bels-Miral Nig Ltd

Nigeria

52 Mr

Olusola

Sokefun Peak Resources Concepts Limited

Nigeria

53 Mr

Phillips

Olumide Joseph Bels-Miral Nig Ltd

Nigeria

54 Mr

Balogun

Lucky Kings Bels-Miral Nig Ltd

Nigeria

55 Mr

Ojo

Patrick Oluwarelumi Bels-Miral Nig Ltd

Nigeria

56 Mr

Muhammad

Naeem Khan Muhammad Akram & Sons Trading & Investment

Pakistan

57 Mr

Qasim

Imran Muhammad Akram & Sons Trading & Investment

Pakistan

58 Ms.

Violeta

Imperial Nature Awareness and Conervation Club, Inc

Philippines

59 Dr

Donna

Reyes Environment Science Institute of Miriam College

Philippines

60 Dr.

Peter

Richter German Technical Cooperation (GTZ)

Philippines

61 Ms.

Mary Jean

Roxas German Technical Cooperation (GTZ)

Philippines

62 Ms

Mary Jean

Roxas German Technical Cooperation Agency (GTZ)

Philippines

63 Mrs

Cristina

Matta BIMP-EAGA Tourism Council

Philippines

64 Mr

Roberto

Cereno Makiling Center for Mountain Ecosystems, University of the Philippines Los Banos

Philippines

65 Madame

Mirela

Mazilu University of Craiova

Romania

Mr

Davidson

Mugisha Wildlife Tours

Rwanda

66 Ms

Kanchana

Wickramasinghe Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

67 Mr

Kokel

Melubo Tumaini University-Iringa

Tanzania

68 Mr

Robert

Greifenberg Siam Safari Nature Tours Co., Ltd

Thailand

69 Mr

Jonathan

Chell Elephant Hills Co., Ltd

Thailand

70 Ms.

Wirinee 

Wattana Prince of Songkla university,Trang Campus 

Thailand

71 Mr.

Reid

Ridgway Ecotourism Training Center

Thailand

72 Ms

Jane

Dearden Intrepid Travel

Thailand

73 Mrs

Chinda

Tejavanija Chang Sripatum International College

Thailand

74 Mr

Antonio

Andres-Lopez Sunex Bestours

USA

75 Mr.

Giang

Nguyenduong Saigontourist Holding Company

Vietnam

 

 

     

 Lao National Touirsm Administration 

Lao Association of Travel Agents

 Lao Hotel & Restaurant Association

Tourism Authority of Thailand

Vietnam National Administration of Tourism

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Supporting Government Agencies


 

Supporting International Organisations                      


Official Airline

 

Official International Airline

 

 

Supporting International Airlines

 Supporting Airline Partners


Supporting International Hospitality & Travel Partners


 

 Supporting International Travel Partners


   

Supporting Media Partners

   

Supporting International Travel Partners


           
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