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Video Introduction to Venezuela  

Introduction to Amazonas RegionIntroduction to Andes RegionIntroduction to Caribbean Islands RegionIntroduction to Central & Cloud Forest RegionIntroduction to Los Llanos RegionIntroduction to Orinoco River - Delta RegionIntroduction to Gran Sabana Region

Sample Video of Amazonas State         Sample Video of Bolivar State         Sample Video of Delta State         Sample Video of Andes State         Sample Video of Los LLanos Region        Sample Video of Venezuela´s Caribbean Islands          Sample Video of Venezuela´s Jungle & Forest


2002 EVENTS

Caribbean Hotel Association (CHA) Marketplace 2002, 13-15 January 2002, Cancun, MEXICO. Contact: Caribbean Hotel Association (CHA); Tel: (787) 725 1839 / 9139; Email: kcolondres@caribbeanhotels.org, Web: www.caribbeanhotels.org.

International Ecotourism Colloquium, Kuching, Sarawak, MALAYSIA, 17-18 January 2002. Contact: Zabariah Matali, Conference Manager, Sarawak Development Institute, Email: zaba@sarawak.com.my, Web: www.sdi.com.my.

OTM Outbound Travel Mart 2002, 17-19 January 2002, New Delhi, INDIA. Contact: Fairfest Media; Tel: 44 115 924 5520; Fax: 44 115 924 5530; E-mail: fairfest@vsni.com; Web: www.fairfest.com.

2002 Vacation Expo, Bellevue, Washington, USA, 18-20 January 2002. Contact: Carl Pennington, Tel: 206 441 8828, Fax: 206 784 2333, Email: carlp@drizzle.com, Web: www.seattletravelshow.com.

12th Reisepavillon: Tourism in Large Conservation Areas, Hannover, GERMANY, 18-20 January 2002. Contact: Stattreisen Hannover, Tel: 49 511 169 4167, Fax: 49 511 164 0391, Email: reisepavillon@stattreisen.de.

7th International Conference on Business and Consciousness, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA, 18-22 January 2002. Contact: The Message Company, 4 Camino Azul, Santa Fe NM 87508 USA, Tel: 505 474 0998, Fax: 505 471 2584, Email: message@bizspirit.com, Web: www.bizspirit.com.

South Asia Regional Meeting for the International Year of Ecotourism (In Affiliation with TIES), Gangtok, Sikkim, INDIA, 21-24 January 2002. Contact: P.D. Rai, Ecotourism Society of Sikkim, Email: pdrai@sikkiminfo.net.

ENTER 2002: 9th International Conference on Information Technology and Travel & Tourism, 23-25 January 2002, Innsbruck, AUSTRIA. Contact: Josef Margreiter, Tel: 43 512 5936 0; Fax: 43 512 5936 7; E-mail: ENTER2002@congress-innsbruck.at; Web: www.ifitt.org.

International Conference on Monitoring and Management of Visitor Flows in Recreational and Protected Areas, Vienna, AUSTRIA, 30 January — 2 February 2002. Contact website: ifl.boku.ac.at/conference.

Americas Lodging Investment Summit (ALIS), 3-5 February 2002, Los Angeles, California, USA. Contact: Harriet Lewis, Tel: 949 574 8500; E-mail: hlewis@watg.com; Web: www.ALISconference.com.

Conference Invitation (Australia Feb 2002)
Fremantle (Peth) Australia, 6-9 February 2002
Proposed topic Streams: Cultural and heritage tourism, Festivals and Events, Tourism and hospitality business, Indigenous tourism, Industry education and training, Sports Tourism, Research and Development, Tourism Industry Management, Sustainable tourism, Tourism Geography, Rural and Urban Tourism, Tourism policy, Hospitality Management, Regional cases studies of different region in the world.

More information:
Professor Ross K Dowling
Head, School of Marketing, Tourism & Leisure
Edith Cowan University
Joondalup WA 6027
Australia
Ph: IDD+(61 08) 9400 5891 / Fax: IDD +(6108) 9400 5840
Email: r.dowling@ecu.edu.au

ECO-Nord  2002 Conference and Trade Show
February 7-10, 2002
Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
Contact: Don Huff 416 972 7404

Journeys of Expression: Cultural Festivals, Events and Tourism, Bonn, GERMANY, 7-10 February 2002. Contact: Sarah Halliwell, Centre for Tourism & Cultural Change, Tel: 44 0 114 225 3973, Fax: 44 0 114 225 3343, Email: s.halliwell@shu.ac.uk.

Preparatory Conference for the International Year of Ecotourism, MALDIVES, 9-11 February 2002. Contact: World Tourism Organization, Capitán Haya 42, 28020 Madrid SPAIN, Tel: 34 91 567 8212, Fax: 34 91 571 3733, Email: env@world-tourism.org, Web: www.world-tourism.org/sustainable/IYE/RegionalEcotourismConferencesSeminars.htm.

Rural Tourism Conference II: Growing Rural Tourism, 11-13 February 2002, Camrose, Alberta, CANADA. Contact: Millennium Management; Tel: 1 866 488 9497 or 780 488 9497; Fax: 780 447 5445; E-mail: ruraltourism02@aol.com.

Environmental Justice and Global Citizenship, 14-16 February 2002, Copenhagen, DENMARK. Contact: Dr. Rob Fisher; Email: rob@fishwest.demon.co.uk; Web: http://www.inter-disciplinary.net/e1.htm.

New York's Adventure Travel Show, 15-17 February 2002, New York, USA. Contact: Bold Venture Group, Tel: 212-754-9960; Fax: 212-754-9936; Web: www.ny-adventuretravelshow.com.

12th Annual 2002 IATOS Expo & World Congress on Adventure and Eco Tourism
February 21-24, 2002
Navy Pier Convention Center
Chicago, USA
Contact: IATOS Registration Iatos@msemgmt.com
Tel: (877) 604-2867 or (203) 622-7509

Outside’s International Adventure Travel & Outdoor Sports Show, Chicago, Illinois, USA, 21-24 February 2002. For more information visit www.iatos.com.

International Resort Conference, 20-23 February 2002, Coral Gables, Florida, USA. Contact: Tia T. Gordon, Manager of Media Relations, America Hotel & Lodging Association; Tel: (202) 289-3153; E-mail: convinfo@ahma.com or ldragavon@ahma.com; Web: http://www.ahma.com.

BIT 2002 International Tourism Exchange, 20-24 February 2002, Milan, ITALY. Contact: EXPO CTS, Tel: 39 02 34984 1; Fax: 39 02 33600493; E-mail: bit@expocts.it; Web: www.expocts.it/bit.

16th Annual Educational Travel Conference (formerly Nonprofits in Travel Conference). Los Angeles, California, USA, 22-25 February 2002. Contact Tel: 406 676 2255, Email: info@travelearning.com, Web: www.educationaltravelconference.com.

International Symposium: Tourism Development, Community & Conservation: Shaping Ecotourism for theThird Millennium.
Lucknow(India)Tentative dates 28th February-5 March, 2002
Direct your communication to Prof.:
T.V. Singh, Centre for Tourism Research and Development, A-965/6 Indira Nagar, Lucknow-226016, India; Fax: +91-522-381586
TVSINGH@LW1.VSNL.NET.IN

Africa's First Peace Through Tourism Conference, 3-7 March 2002, Nelsppruit, Mpumalanga, SOUTH AFRICA. Organizers: African Travel Association (ATA), Mpumlanga Tourism Authority (MTA), International Institute for Peace Through Tourism. Contact: Fiona Martin; Tel: (013) 656-2327.

Preparatory Conference for the International Year of Ecotourism for South Pacific Islands, FIJI, March 2002. Contact: World Tourism Organization, Capitán Haya 42, 28020 Madrid SPAIN, Tel: 34 91 567 8212, Fax: 34 91 571 3733, Email: env@world-tourism.org, Web: www.world-tourism.org/sustainable/IYE/RegionalEcotourismConferencesSeminars.htm.

Association of Partners for Public Land Annual Convention: Compelling Stories — Engaging the Public with Their Lands, Charleston, South Carolina, USA, 10-14 March 2002. Contact: APPL, 8375 Jumpers Hole Rd. #104, Millersville MD 21108 USA, Tel: 877 647 2775, Email: appl@appl.org, Web: www.appl.org.

Sustainable Travel Market at ITB 2002, Berlin, GERMANY, 16-20 March 2002. Contact: AeraNova Consult, Dipl.Ing. Christine Garbe, Schulzendorfer Str. 87, DE 13467 Berlin, Tel: 49 30 405 849 80, Fax: 49 30 405 849 81, Email: aeranova@aol.com, Web: www.itb-berlin.com.

The Tourist Historic City: Sharing Culture for the Future, Bruges, BELGIUM, 17-20 March 2002. Contact: Mrs. Lea Winkeler, Tourist Office of Flanders, Tel: 32 2 504 0362, Fax: 32 2 513 8803, Email: lea.winkeler@toerismevlaanderen.be, Web: www.visitflanders.com/conference.

5th Annual International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF), 19-21 March 2002, Berlin, GERMANY. Contact: Margaret Kermode, Advanstar Communications; Tel: 44 1244 393406; Fax: 44 1244 370214; E-mail: reguk@advanstar.com; Web: www.berlinconference.com.

4th Annual National Green Building Conference, 24-26 March 2002, Seattle, Washington, USA. Contact: NAHB Research Center, 400 Prince George's Blvd., Upper Marlboro, MD 20774-8731; Tel: 888 602 4663; Fax: 301 430 6183/6180; Web: www.nahbrc.org

In the land of the Jaguar: Mountain Community tourism projects, a study tour in Mexican mountains, April 2002. Balam along with Mexican communities invites the international mountain community to the workshop in celebration of the International Year of the Mountains (IYM) and the International Year of Ecotourism (IYE).

Contact information:
Balam
Av. San Fernando 765 4-c Tlalpan 14460 Mexico DF
Antonio Suarez
febobalam@laneta.apc.org
(52-55) 5849-3705
Juan Carlos Ibarra
jbalam1@prodigy.net.mx

12th International Conference of the Society for Human Ecology/4th Paolucci Symposium, East Lansing, Michigan, USA, 3-6 April 2002. Contact: Barbara Carter, College of the Atlantic, Email: carter@ecology.coa.edu, Web: www.SocietyForHumanEcology.org.

International Scientific Conference: Rethinking of Education and Training for Tourism, Zagreb, CROATIA, 18-20 April 2002. Contact: Department of Tourism, Tel: 385 1 2383 267, Fax: 385 1 2335 633, Email: iscrett@efzg.hr, Web: www.turizam.efzg.

2002 Spring Travel & Leisure Show, CANADA, 18-21 April 2002. Contact: Brad Dean, 282 Richmond St. East, Suite 100, Toronto, ON M5A 1P4 Canada, Tel: 800 727 1429, Email: bdean@conceptstravel.com, Web: www.travelandleisureshow.com.

Scenic Summit: Action for America’s Communities, Countryside and Public Lands, Denver, Colorado, USA, 21-24 April 2002. Visit the website www.scenicsummit.org.

Ecotourism and Conservation in the Americas. Putting Good Intentions to Work
Spring Conference, May 2-5, 2002
Stanford University, Department of Anthropological Sciences
Contact: Dept. of Anthropological Studies (650) 736-2674

World Ecotourism Summit, Quebec, CANADA, 19-22 May 2002. Contact website: www.uneptie.org.

Celebrating Mountain Women, Kathmandu, NEPAL, 28-31 May 2002. Contact: Ms. Ojaswi Josse, Coordination Unit of Celebrating Mountain Women, IYM 2002 Secretariat, ICIMOD, PO Box 3226, Kathmandu, Nepal, Tel: 977 1 525313, Fax: 977 1 524509, Email: ojaswi@icimod.org.np.

7th Pacific Islands Conference on Nature Conservation and Protected Areas, 8-12 July 2002, Rarotonga, COOK ISLANDS. "Mainstreaming nature conservation." Exchange views, experiences and ideas on how to make nature conservation an essential part of achieving sustainable development in the Pacific region. Contact: Kate Brown, Conference Coordinator, South Pacific Regional Environment Programme, Box 240, Apia, Samoa; Tel: 685 21929; Fax: 685 20231; Email: kateb@sprep.org.ws.

8th Annual Conference of Asia Pacific Tourism Association: Tourism Development in the Asia Pacific Region — Worldwide Views and Multidimensional Perspectives, Dalian, CHINA, 10-13 July 2002. Contact: Haiyan Song, Email: H.Song@surrey.ac.uk.

17th Annual Congress of the European Economic Association (EEA)
Venice, August 22nd - 24th, 2002

and to the
57th European Meeting of the Econometric Society (ESEM)
Venice, August 25th - 28th.

In the Congress web site you can find detailed information about the papers submissions, registrations, hotel reservations, the programme, grants and opportunities, Venice (how to reach Venice and the Congress Venue, tourist information, maps), and much more
www.eea-esem2002.it

Preliminary Announcement
Responsible Tourism in Destinations:
Partnerships for Sustainable Development
Local Initiatives for Sustainable Development

Proposed dates 25-29 August 2002 in Cape Town, the week prior
to the Johannesburg Summit.
UNED Forum, Western Cape Tourism and Cape Town Municipality
are organising a multi-stakeholder conference on tourism in the
week immediately prior to WSSD in Johannesburg. The conference
will focus on local initiatives for triple bottom line sustainable
development through tourism, with a particular emphasis on public-
private sector partnerships
To express an interest in receiving further information about the conference please register at www.responsibletravel.com

Ecotourism, Wilderness and Mountain Tourism: Issues, strategies and regional development, Otago, New Zealand, 26-30 August 2002
More details to come: www.otago.ac.nz/tourism/conference/ecotourism2002.htm

Small firms in the tourism and hospitality sectors: an international conference.
12th and 13th September 2002
Centre for the Study of Small Tourism and Hospitality Firms
Leeds Metropolitan University, United Kingdom
Please submit abstracts and papers to:
Dr Rhodri Thomas, e-mail: r.thomas@lmu.ac.uk

To attend the conference Please send to Lynn McVeagh
E-mails: l.mcveagh@lmu.ac.uk

Asia Pacific Ecotourism Conference (APeco 2002), 2-5 October 2002, Kota Kinabalu, MALAYSIA. jointly organized by Malaysian Association of Tours and Travel Agents (MATTA), Ministry of Culture, Arts and Tourism (MOCAT) and Sabah Tourism, the four-day conference is expected to attract some 500 delegates as part of Malaysia’s program during the International Year of Ecotourism IYE2002. The conference also will be co-sponsored by Asian Productivity Organization (APO) and supported by Japan Ecotourism Society. Contact: Albert Teo; Email: albert@borneoecotours.com

Australian International Ecotourism Conference
Cairns, Tropical North Queensland, Australia
22 - 25 October 2002
Conference theme:  "Ecotourism - a world of difference"
For further information and to express your interest in the conference, check out the website at:  http://www.ecotourism.org.au/conf2002

Contact:  Tony Charters, 2002 Conference Convenor, telephone + 61 7 3535 5493, fax + 61 7 3535 5445 or email tony.charters@tq.com.au.

The Namche Conference: People, Park and Mountain Ecotourism: Dec 5-8, 2002 — Namche Bazaar (Khumbu, Nepal)
Organizer by: Bridges-PRTD and Prof. Teiji Watanabe.
For more information contact: Seth Sicroff nc@bridges-prtd.com    www.bridges-prtd.com
Namche@bridges-prtd.com
Fax (708)-575-6620

Conference- early notice 2003
Provisional dates Dec 9-11, 2003 Aotearoa-New Zealand
The Theme of the Conference is:
Taking Tourism to the Limits — which incorporates ideas such as Spatial limits, products limits — e.g. adventure tourism, concepts of liminality, marginal peoples-e.g. Indigenous peoples and tourism, theoretical limits and exploration of concepts in tourism.

Contact:
Chirs Ryan
Professor in Tourism Waikaato Management School
The University of Waikato
Private Bag 3105\Gate 7 Hillcrest Road-Hamilton — New Zealand
Fax +64 7 838 4250 sec tel-Ariana +64 7 838 4948