Opportunity for Ecotourism industry experts to engage with sustainable development in India

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Austrade working in conjunction with the Asian Development Bank are holding a video conference next month and places are limited.

The Asian Development Bank play an important role in the sustainable development of tourism and heritage conservation in India. The ADB are a vital source funding and are capable of enforcing change in India. Their current Infrastructure Development Programme for Tourism in India is focused in Punjab, Himachal, Pradesh and Uttarakhand which gives opportunity for culture heritage space within these areas. Their goal is to develop and conserve cultural and natural attractions, improving tourism facilities and the connectivity to tourist attractions.

The video conference will run for one hour and discuss the currently and upcoming project available for Australian experts. They will also explain the ADB International tender process, discuss the local capacity needs and how Australian companies can identify and work with local partners that fund the ADB project.

The event will be a great opportunity for anyone in the Ecotourism industry to share their expertise. Registration closes 25th November 2015 with limited spacing.

WHEN: 27th November 2015


  • Perth – 11:30am – 12:30pm AWST
  • Brisbane – 1:30pm – 2:30pm AEST
  • Sydney, Canberra and Melbourne – 2:30pm – 3:30pm



Australian businesses in:

  • Architects/Designers (conservation consultants, interiors, management and master plans)
  • Professional restorers (handling/storage of cultural assets, archival management)
  • Engineering firms
  • Tourism service providers (market research, feasibility studies, tourism planning and destination management, and workforce training)
  • Interpretation specialists (lighting, signage, acoustics)
  • Landscaping and urban planning firms 
  • Universities.



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