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Applications Now Open for 2019 YSEALI Workshop on Eco & Sustainable Tourism

December 7, 2018 — The Asia Foundation is implementing this 5-day workshop in the world heritage site of Luang Prabang, Laos from March 4-8th 2019. We are looking for actively engaged students, entrepreneurs and young professionals, age 18-35, from across ASEAN who are interested in promoting ecotourism.

The 2019 YSEALI Workshop on Eco & Sustainable Tourism, to be held at the Le Bel Air Resort in Luang Prabang, Laos from March 4-8, 2019, will gather 50 participants from across ASEAN. The Workshop will showcase innovative approaches to sustainable tourism and socially responsibly business practices through field visits to successful small and medium ecotourism enterprises, and allow young innovators and entrepreneurs from across ASEAN and Timor-Leste to connect with each other and with participating experts. Throughout the Workshop, participants will showcase projects, receive mentorship, explore opportunities to expand their work, exchange ideas on how to foster sustainable and socially responsible tourism initiatives in their communities, and find avenues for building sustained economic development in their communities. The Workshop is supported by the U.S. Department of State and implemented by The Asia Foundation.

You will learn best practices through a hands-on tour of eco-projects in one of the world’s most beautiful boutique tourism cities. You will also learn from some of the best minds in the region, and network with other young leaders from across ASEAN. You won’t want to miss this opportunity!

Deadline is December 15th, apply now.


Related locations: Laos
Related programs: Leadership & Exchanges
Related topics: YSEALI

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