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Mr. Gerben Hardemann

Expert

Manager Responsible Travel & Tourism

at Dutch Association of Travel Agents and Tour Operators (ANVR) (Business Sector)

Netherlands

Partner of programme: Sustainable Tourism

About my work

Management Responsible Sustainable Tourism •Set up collaborations with tour operators, travel agencies, destination governments, tourist boards and organizations, NGO’s, accommodations and hotel associations and work collectively with tour operators to embed sustainability into the tourism supply chain. Training and workshops of local agents, outbound tour operators and travel agents to stimulate and motivate working on sustainability. Development of vision, mission and action plan on sustainable tourism for all member tour operators, travel agencies. Marketing-Communication activities. •Projects : Initiative Accelerating Sustainable Trade (IDH); EU Eco-Innovation INTOUR Project. ANVR Frontrunners group, Carbon Management Carmacal Group, Sustainable transport •Member of the steering and working groups of Travelife Sustainability System, Destinations & Sustainability working group ECTAA (European Travel agencies and Tour Operators Association). CSR Multi-stakeholders partner.

Areas of expertise

Sectors of activity

Consumer Goods, Culture and recreation, Education, Food & Beverage, Tourism

Regions

Africa, Asia / Pacific, Europe and Central Asia, Latin America / Caribbean, Middle East, North America