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

Most beautiful valley: Phenpo, an incredible valley

An incredible valley system nearly as large as the Lhasa Valley but far less developed, and similar to what the Lhasa Valley would have been like when Heinrich Harrer arrived in 1946. Small picturesque villages, vast fields of barley and yellow-blooming mustard, and nearly 50 monasteries, temples and retreats dot the valley floors and mountain sides

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Thanks Gary McCue!