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Christopher Warren is available as a Responsible Tourism speaker for conferences, workshops and seminars

He specialises in Responsible Tourist Accommodation and the important role holidays can play in creating social change to more sustainable lifestyles. He draws on the practical experience of personally meeting over 14,000 guests. His passion is to create a better world through more sustainable visitor experiences that guests participate in and enjoy. He provides practical case examples and his own research studies to help tourism businesses accelerate better guest experiences and save resources.


Chris Warren lecturing at the University of NSW

Recent and forthcoming events include:

2016 Arabian Travel Market Responsible Tourism Expert Panel: Tourism & Resource Use

2016 Master Class in Tourism Experience Marketing - Dubai

2015 The Fujairah First International Marine Environment Conference UAE, organised by the Environmental Center for Arab Towns: expert Responsible Tourism speaker presenting "Locally Responsive & Innovatively Designed: two essential factors for Sussessful Sustainable Tourism Development" 

2015 Australian Wildlife Tourism Conference (Geelong, Victoria): Keynote speaker presenting "Encouraging Nature Connection in Children through Aboriginal Belief Systems"

2014 World Travel Market (London UK): Reducing Energy and Water Consumption in Tourist Accommodation

2013 World Travel Market (London UK):  Local economic development through cultural heritage

2013 Australian Regional Tourism Network Conference (Margaret River WA)  'Developing new drive tourism experiences that benefit visitors and the community'

2013 Tourism Excellence & Events Conference Melbourne 'The marketing case for Sustainability: Promoting Quality and a Better Experience'

2013 Green Kangaroo Workshop - environmental sustainable tourism development

2013 LGSA Tourism Conference 2013: Present the economic case for better Risk Management in in Destination Management Planning

2012 Symposium: (masters students in sustainable tourism) University of Surrey, UK, November 2012

2012 Guest Lecture: (tourism degree students) University of Surrey, UK, November 2012

2012 Guest presenter at the Centroc Summit, Bathurst, November 2012

2012 Seminars for Heart of the Hawkesbury on World Responsible Tourism Day, November 2012

2012 Training programme for Central NSW Tourism involving Certificate IV Business Planning, Strategic Networking and Creative Development

2012 Workshop: Kangaroo Valley New Product Development training

2012 Paper: Local Distinctiveness on the South Coast NSW presented by invitation to the Southern Councils Group

2011 Guest Lecture: (tourism degree students) University of Surrey, UK

Paper: Australians Propensity to select Responsible Accommodation November 9th Sydney Global Eco Conference 

Symposium: Community led sustainable tourism initiatives. New England and North West Symposium September 2011

Paper: What is Responsible Tourism? Presented at the Australian Institute of Tourism Officers, professional development conference. July 2011.

Conference: A Better Visitor Experience - Responsible Tourism Destination. Annual tourism conference run by the Local Government & Shires Association 2011

Paper: Tourism's moral responsibility to help protect our natural assets. Global Eco Conference 25-27 Oct 2010 (Noosa QLD). Run by EcoTourism Australia
Conference details can be found at http://www.globaleco.com.au/

4th International Conference on Responsible Tourism in Destinations 10-12 Oct 2010 (Muscat Oman). Run by the Ministry of Tourism
Conference details can be found at http://www.rtd4.om/

Paper: From Sustainability to Responsibility. Caravan and Camping Show Conference (Sydney). Run by the Caravan and Camping Industry Association

Paper: Crafting a Responsible Tourism Positioning - the "Good Life". Responsible Tourism Marketing Conference (Leeds UK). Run by the International Centre of Responsible Tourism

Paper: A Community taking Responsibility. Community Economic Development Conference (Broken Hill NSW). Run by NSW Government, Industry and Investment

Roadshow: Climate Change: Taking Responsibility and Being Accountable. Small Business Sustainability Road Show (Sydney/Blue Mts./Coffs Harbour). Run by NSW Department of Environment and Climate Change

Fieldtrip: World Responsible Tourism Day 2009 at Crystal Creek Meadows (Kangaroo Valley NSW). Run by Chris Warren.

Lecture and fieldtrip: Kangaroo Valley's Green Kangaroo. (Wollongong NSW) TAFE hospitality education students.

Paper: Tourism's Contribution to Climate Change and a Responsible Destination Mitigation Programme. Strahan - Shades of Green (Strahan Tasmania). Regional Tourism Conference. Run by Cradle Coast Authority.

Paper: Blue Print for Community Led Carbon Reduction Programmes. Business and the Environment (Hunter Valley NSW). Run by Cessnock Chamber of Commerce.

Paper: Setting up a Community Led Carbon Reduction Programme. Ecotourism Conference (Adelaide S.A.). Run by Ecotourism Australia.

Contact Chris to discuss availability


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