Welcome to

Asia Pacific Ecotourism Summit (APES) 2022 IYE+20

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‘Embracing Authentic Ecotourism’

Welcome to the Asia Pacific Ecotourism Summit (APES) 2022 IYE+20, the initiative of Asian Ecotourism Network (AEN), commemorating 20 years of the International Year of Ecotourism (IYE 2002)! This Summit will be hosted online from 8th to 9th January 2022, organized by the AEN.

Unite with us at the APES 2022 IYE+20, a unique global platform for ecotourism practitioners and like-minded stakeholders, in a two-day online event with focus on enriching ecotourism talks and networking from the Asia- Pacific Countries.

International Year of Ecotourism and the Quebec Declaration on Ecotourism


Engage! Indulge & Explore!

Ecotourism practitioners; accommodation providers; tour-operators; academicians, NGO’s, Governments; public and private players; researchers and students; and community representatives with an interest in ecotourism.

Also become an AEN member 


Stimulate your thoughts!

  • Good practices and experiences

  • Common principles and priorities for the future development and management of ecotourism.

  • Practical solutions to sustain ecotourism practices.

  • Help set a direction and strategy for the interest of AEN member countries.


Meet and network with AEN Leaders: Global renowned experts, speakers, and advocates of ecotourism with extended forum discussions on exclusive topics.

“Ecotourism Learning & Networking”

The Asian Ecotourism Network (AEN) in collaboration with the Asian Adventures (India) presents online "Ecotourism Talks" to commemorate the upcoming "International Year of Ecotourism + 20 (IYE+20)" in January 2022. Revisit and enrich your ecotourism understanding as the AEN International Board deliver their country specific ecotourism experiences and case studies from the Asia-Pacific Region. 

 Call for Speakers!


“Share your ecotourism benchmark experiences as Guest Speaker/Resource Person”  

With our goal to support and uphold ecotourism authenticity in the next decades, we invite our community members to share their valuable experiences and insights in this online event.  

From local, regional or national government, lodgings, operators, civil society leaders and academe, we welcome resource persons to share their practical knowledge and expertise.

Call for speakers’ - CLOSED

Upcoming Ecotourism Talks

APES 2022 Sessions


Afternoon Session

Ecotourism supported by political will


Morning session

Ecotourism supported by community


Afternoon Session

Ecotourism supported by various stakeholders


The event is endorsed by - World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Regional Support Office for Asia and the Pacific  
(Asia-Pacific Tourism Exchange Centre)

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If you have any questions, doubts or suggestions regarding this call for speakers or APES 2022 IYE+20,

please contact us at asianecotourismnetwork@gmail.com