Sponsors & Partners

A massive thank you to our sponsors and partners!


BulkSMS.com – conference messaging

Established in 2000, BulkSMS.com is a leading SaaS provider offering two-way SMS messaging capabilities. Our user-friendly platforms offer intuitive design and a number of ways to easily and effectively get your message across. Our SMS gateway reaches across borders and connects to over 800 Mobile Networks world-wide.

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Journal of Sustainable Tourism – Conference reception, 24 Jan 2019

The Journal of Sustainable Tourism (JOST) is a leading tourism journal which advances critical understanding of the relationships between tourism and sustainable development. It publishes theoretical, conceptual and empirical research that explores one or more of the economic, social, cultural, political, organisational or environmental aspects of the subject.  With a 3.329 impact factor in 2017, JOST is one of the highest cited journals in the fields of Tourism, Leisure, Hospitality & Sports as well as Green & Sustainable Science & Technology. JOST is ranked A* by the Australian Business Deans Council and 3 by the UK Association of Business Schools Journal.

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CABI – books

CABI publishes a wide range of books covering all aspects of leisure and tourism, including how these sectors relate to health, gender equality and sustainability. We also offer the Leisure Tourism internet resource – a complete information service covering leisure, recreation, sport, hospitality, tourism and culture.

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GOOD Travel – Pasifika Cultural Performance, 24 Jan 2019

GOOD Travel’s vision is to transform the tourism industry into a force for GOOD. Through social media campaigns, advocacy events and tours, they inspire and empower travellers to have a positive impact on the places they visit. GOOD Travel is a social enterprise registered in New Zealand, co-founded by four women from four continents.

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Interested in joining #Tourism4SDGs19 as a sponsor? We still have several sponsorship opportunities going. Contact H.Vanderwatt@massey.ac.nz for a prospectus.

Supporting partners

IGU Tourism Commission

The International Geographical Union (IGU) is an international, non-governmental, professional organization devoted to the development of the discipline of Geography. The purposes of the IGU are primarily to promote Geography through initiating and coordinating geographical research and teaching in all countries of the world.  Its work is conducted through the instruments of its National Committees, Commissions and Task Forces. The IGU hosts the International Geographical Congress every four years and also promotes regional conferences and other meetings that further of the objectives of the Union.  The Commission on the Geography of Tourism and Leisure and Global Change is a speciality group within the IGU with the objective to examine the geographical nature of tourism, leisure and global change. The commission applies a truly global perspective highlighting development in different parts of the world and through that acknowledging tourism as a formative cause for societal and environmental change in an increasingly interconnected world. For achieving this, the commission conducts comparative research, contributes and organizes scientific conferences, and supports publications for the dissemination of geographical knowledge.

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