Tune in on Thursday, June 9 from 3PM - 5PM for a lively discussion with top travel editors and today’s leaders in sustainable tourism. Hear how members of National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World are helping to transform tourism into a positive force for communities, cultures and conservation. Then learn about the current landscape of travel from those who report on it, and explore the trends and innovations that are shaping the future of travel. We encourage you to share with our hashtag: #NatGeoLodges.
Costas Christ, Sustainable Tourism Expert, National Geographic Travel
Dereck Joubert, CEO, Great Plains Conservation (ol Donyo Lodge, Mara Plains Camp, Zarafa Camp) and Nat Geo Explorer-in-Residence
Brett Tollman, CEO, The Travel Corporation (Ashford Castle and Bushmans Kloof)
Allyson Rogers, Owner, Siwash Lake Wilderness Resort
Keith Sproule, Owner, The Bentwood Inn
George Stone, Editor-in-Chief, National Geographic Travel
Jason Clampet, Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief, Skift
Monica Drake, Travel Editor, The New York Times
Beth Harpaz, Travel Editor, The Associated Press
Kevin Sintumuang, Writer-at-Large and Digital Director, Life + Style, The Wall Street Journal
Andrea Sachs, Travel Writer, The Washington Post
Watch our live Q&A below from Explorers-in-Residence and Unique Lodge Members, Derek and Beverly Joubert, where they discuss sustainable travel, traveling with purpose, and their Unique Lodges of World.