Explore provocative travel trends and innovations through interviews with some of the most fascinating people in tourism and gain insights into issues facing the industry from fresh perspectives.
- Bruce Poon Tip: Founder of G Adventures & Planeterra – Ep.6, 27 Feb. 2019
The inspiring social entrepreneur Bruce Poon Tip stops by to talk about responsible tourism, giving back to host communities and the importance of organizational culture.
- JC Wong: YTP Ambassador, PATA – Ep.5, 27 Jan. 2019
JC offers her insights about PATA as a former intern who continues to work at the organization as the Young Tourism Professionals Ambassador, five years later.
Paul Rogers: Planet Happiness – Ep.4, 29 Nov. 2018
There is a growing movement to think beyond GDP and shift towards a metric that measures tourism in terms of GNP: Gross National Happiness.
- Nicolas Dubrocard: International Sustainability Specialist – Ep.3, 08 Nov. 2018
Nicolas Dubrocard discusses the provocative subject of elephants in tourism by connecting history with the present day and answering the question, “Are elephant camps bad?”
- Sally Fung: Art Director & Digital Nomad via Remote Year – Ep.2, 18 Oct. 2018
An increasing number of people are building their careers from offices that are non-location dependent and services are available to support these digital nomads—professionals who work remotely.
- Bjorn Harvold: Co-Founder/CTO – Traveliko & Travelkoin – Ep.1, 27 Sept. 2018
Will the emerging technology for blockchain in travel distribution solve current issues for hospitality companies and create better experiences for travellers?
Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is an international membership organization that promotes responsible travel and tourism, spanning 105 destinations and territories across 17 time zones. The award-winning Capilano University Student Chapter is comprised of the school’s Tourism Management students, who are empowered to build partnerships in its community, advocate for the environment, and create opportunities for developing the next generation of tourism professionals.
The PATA Cap U Podcast is an initiative of PATA Capilano University Student Chapter that is supported by the technical expertise of Capilano Radio. The music clip in each episode is graciously provided by Francis Henson, a Vancouver-based singer-songwriter, guitar player, and producer.