Collective Innovation: Virtual Bhutan

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Webinar

When: Jul 30 2021 - 5:00am until Jul 30 2021 - 6:00am
Where: Clubhouse App
What:

Collective Innovation: Virtual Bhutan - An EWC Program with Bhutan Tours & Travels

Friday, July 30, 2021 | 5:00-6:00am, Hawaii
Friday, July 30, 2021 | 9:00-10:00pm, Bhutan

Bhutan, the only carbon-negative country in the world, plans to reach zero net greenhouse gas emissions and to produce zero waste by 2030. Despite fully vaccinating 90 percent of eligible adults within a week, the pandemic has gravely impacted the travel industry and put a halt in the Bhutanese tourism sector with devastating socio-economic impacts.

This live discussion and event 'Collective Innovation: Virtual Bhutan' invites listeners to reimagine tourism in the physical & virtual worlds using the social audio app named Clubhouse. Among the panelists is 2021 EWC Innovation for Sustainable Development Fellow (#EWCinnovationfellow) Thinley Choden whose Bhutan Tours and Travels is partnering with the EWC to develop a virtual reality (VR) tourism prototype in Bhutan. The goal of the program is to create VR tourism to address pandemic travel restrictions that support travel innovation and climate mitigation.

 

 Featured Speaker: 

 

Primary Contact Info:
Name: Lance Boyd
Phone: 808-944 7477