San Jose and Monteverde, Costa Rica

Wednesday, July 20 – 23, 2011

Join Center for Responsible Travel and Montverde Institute for the 3rd International Travelers’ Philanthropy bilingual Conference in San Jose and Monteverde, Costa Rica July 20 – 23, 2011. The Conference will open at an elegant location in San Jose on the 20th and then continue with plenary sessions, workshops & site visits in the cloud forest destination of Monteverde.

Registration fee is $395, and includes:

  • Half day “How-To” short course on Travelers’ Philanthropy
  • 3.5 days of workshops, plenary sessions, and site visits in San Jose and Monteverde
  • Round-Trip Transfer to Monteverde Institute from San Jose on Thursday, July 21st
  • Three dinners, three lunches & two receptions
  • Cultural Night
  • Closing Concert

Special pre- and post- conference tours showcasing outstanding ecotouirsm and travelers’ philanthropy programs in Costa Rica are available at additional cost.

Travelers’ philanthropy is a relatively new concept, but it is rapidly growing into a worldwide movement and becoming part of the definition of responsible travel. At its core, travelers’ philanthropy is about tourism businesses and travelers ‘giving back’ to tourism destinations by providing financial support, volunteer expertise, and material contributions to local projects and community initiatives.

To register now, please click “Register Today” on the left, or contact David Krantz at:

We are seeking co-sponsors for the 2011 Costa Rica Conference. Please contact David Krantz at 202.347.9203 ext 417 and for sponsorship details.

Special Thanks to our current Conference Sponsors:

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