Animals in Tourism Specialists




  • Dylan Walker - Whale Heritage Sites
  • Sarah Blaine - The Mahouts Foundation
  • Jeremy Smith - Travindy
  • Hugh Felton - ABTA

Trade Ticket

Early bird rate will be available until 30th November 2016



​#AnimalsInTourism Event 2016


University Student Ticket

  • Demonstrate your commitment to improving animal welfare
  • Support a consistent approach and practical improvements to the use of animals in tourism
  • Be represented across our combined global network of industry and sustainability contacts
  • Explore networking opportunities with key tourism organisations and operator representatives
  • Enjoy brand exposure through numerous online channels.


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Sponsorship Opportunities available


Our #AnimalsInTourism events are accessible, affordable and inclusive to all role levels across all types of tourism businesses, organisations, and tourism courses. 

The programme for 2016 is to be confirmed but will include a number of speakers who are specialists in their field, networking breaks and our Big Questions Session. The event is a fantastic opportunity to make new contacts, learn more about the issues and solutions surrounding the use of #AnimalsInTourism and apply this knowledge to your role in your business

Why not check out the outcome of our 2015 event >>>

Buy your delegate tickets before 12 December 2016. 
(e-tickets emailed to paypal account address within 2 working days)

Following on from a successful event last year and requests for a repeat this year, we are organising our second #AnimalsInTourism training event. Set to be even bigger for 2016 and including the promotion of the Lets Talk! Animals In Tourism Industry Guide (A Travindy & Global Spirit Initiative)

Online Ticket Purchase


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If you would like to demonstrate a strong commitment towards supporting positive changes in the use of #AnimalsInTourism and benefit from the sponsorship opportunities we offer, please email us at

Wednesday 14th December 2016  (10am - 6pm)

Followed by an Evening Social Networking (6pm - 8pm) 

Concession Rate


London - Coin Street Conference Centre

We have moved our venue - Located minutes from Waterloo station, Coin Street Conference Centre is a modern and environmentally sustainable central London meeting venue.


Bringing together Industry, Knowledge, and Experience

Student ID will be required on entry

+44 7974 093253 


We invite:

Tour Operators - Travel Agents – Member Organisations - Tourist Boards - Travel & Tourism Academics and Students - Travel Press/ Writers – Consumer Review Platforms - Suppliers

To engage with the pressing industry issues of conservation, education, livelihoods, the safeguarding of animals, and how addressing these issues can support a CSR strategy and result in a more sustainable future for the industry.

Available to NGO's, validation required before ticket can be sent

  • Daniel Turner - The Born Free Foundation
  • Greg Glendell - Parrot Behaviouralist

Confirmed Speakers for 2016:

  • Jose Mendoza - Marineland
  • Dr Laëtitia Maréchal - University of Lincoln
  • Sarah Grimsley - The Brooke
  • David Ville - Thomas Cook