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    Ecotourism & Sustainable Tourism Conference

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    Presented by The International Ecotourism Society and Monterey County Business Council at Portola Hotel and Spa at Monterey Bay

    September 17-September 19, 2012

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    The ESTC is a one-of-a-kind industry conference promoting sustainability in tourism. Organized by The International Ecotourism Society (TIES), the conference builds upon the successes of past national, regional and international conferences by TIES and our partners.

    The past ESTC featured speakers include such thought-leaders and innovators as Fabien Cousteau (ocean explorer and activist), Rick Ridgeway (Emmy Award-winning filmmaker, VP of Environmental Initiatives for Patagonia, Inc.), and Wade Davis (National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence).

    Attracting a number of leading operators, wholesalers and hoteliers, as well as the media, the ESTC offers unique opportunities to showcase sustainability stories to tourism industry influencers globally.

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      • Venue Info

        Portola Hotel and Spa at Monterey Bay

        Two Portola Plaza
        Monterey, CA 93940

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        Regular US$ 595.00

        Day Pass US$ 195.00

        TIES Member US$ 495.00
        Available to TIES Organizational and Professional members. The discounted member rate is not available to TIES Traveler members.

        If your company would like to register two (2) or more representatives, you can take 20% off the Regular or TIES Member Rate. Contact estcreg[at] to receive your discount code.

        Student US$ 250.00
        Student registration rate is available exclusively to TIES Student Members. To register as a student, you must be enrolled full-time in a university or college at the time of the conference, and must present official student identification at the on-site registration. If you fail to present proper identification confirming your student status, you will be charged the full conference registration fee, and will not be eligible for any refund.

        Info Phone: +1 202 506 5033 x20

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      • Dates & Times

        September 17-September 19, 2012


        Registration opens at 8:00 am Monday morning.

        The Opening Session starts at 9:00 am.

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