Valere Tjolle
 Sustainable Tourism Editor

Valere Tjolle is Sustainable Tourism Editor of the world’s largest global online community for the Travel and Tourism Industry - with 450,000 current global subscribers - and edits VISION on Sustainable Tourism newswire which is sent to 40,000 global professional subscribers weekly.

He is an authority and key proponent of direct and alternative marketing and product creation in the travel and tourism industry with over 40 years in-depth “hands on” experience at every level.

In the travel industry since the 1970’s, for the last 15 years Valere has specialised in the ethical development and marketing of sustainable tourism projects.

As principal of TotemTourism  sustainable tourism consultancy, projects that Valere has led have included sustainable tourism developments in Africa, USA, Asia Pacific, Central Asia and Europe for clients as diverse as the European Union, the World Bank, the UN World Tourism Organisation, the Department for International Development, UNEP and a plethora of local and international travel and tourism entrepreneurs.

Valere is also advisor to a number of travel-oriented enterprises who wish to get greener AND more profitable.

He has edited the last six years’ Sustainable Tourism Reports and conducts dynamic masterclasses, boardroom briefings and trainings on sustainable tourism all over the world.