Many staff of the companies listed on this site have attended training courses or workshops on some aspects of responsible tourism. Below you will find a number of the most useful resources used in workshops and you are encouraged to download them for your own use.

1. Ecotourism/Responsible Tourism Training Materials

Grassroots introduction to ecotourism (English/Tibetan)

Grassroots introduction to ecotourism (English / Tibetan)

Responsible guiding flyer (English)

Recommendations about what to do, what not to do before, during and after the trip to be a responsible guide.

Responsible Travel Flyer (Chinese)

A useful note to be read by visitors to Tibet before they arrive. An English language version of this responsible travel flyer is also available.

Responsible travel flyer (English)

A useful note to be read by visitors to Tibet before they arrive. A Chinese language version of this responsible travel flyer is also available.

Giving can be selfish - Social entrepreneurship (2011, English)

Social entrepreneurship can be defined as ‘making money with minimum negative impact on environment and positive impact on the people you work with.’ This presentation includes examples of when seemingly positive actions can have a negative effect.

Gannan Prefecture Tourism Presentation (English/Chinese)

A presentation given to the Gannan Prefecture Tourism Bureau on the valley of conservation and ecotourism development.

2. Small Business Training Materials

Create your own business plan presentation (2018, English/Tibetan/Chinese)

Use this presentation together with the Business Plan Template for an effective business plan writing small business training in Tibet

Business Plan Template (2018, English/Tibetan)

This Business Plan template is to be used with Create your own Business Plan presentation. The presentation and template are being used in Small Business Trainings in Tibet.

Introduction to Marketing (2018, English/Tibetan)

This presentation gives an introduction into Marketing, including SWOT analysis and Marketing Mix. Used for Small Business training in Tibet.

Introduction to Branding (2018, English/Tibetan)

This is an introduction to branding used in Small Business Trainings in Tibet.

Customer service presentation (2012, English/Tibetan)

Simple Tourism related customer service presentation used for tourism related companies and hospitality in Tibet

Customer service for guides (English/Tibetan)

Customer service for guides (English/Tibetan)

3. Environmental Awareness Training Materials

4. Intercultural Awareness