Tourism industry workshop Lhasa in 2010

December 7, 2010.

In the fall of 2010 36 guides, cooks and managers from agencies in Lhasa met for a week long workshop. Training included:  Introduction to Ecotourism Concepts,  Leave No Trace, Minimal impact practices in tourism, Responsible Guide Practices, Responsible Travel Practices, Customer Service Concepts, How to be a Good Host – Western Client Expectations Campsite Set-up – Client Expectations & Environmental Considerations. The workshop concluded with two different site clean ups at popular tourist site near Lhasa.

Favorite Places in Tibet

Favorite places in Tibet

Favorite Valley: The Drigung Valley

Drigung is a beautiful alpine valley with small quaint villages, farmland and grasslands. Overlooking the valley is the majestic Drigung Til Monastery – home to one of the most famous sky burial sites in Tibet and home of the famous Drigung Kagyu Buddhist sect.

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Thanks Chris Jones!