Chris Bottrill

PATA Chairman Chris Bottrill

In the eighth episode of What in the World in Travel we speak with Dr. Chris Bottrill, Chairman of the Pacific Asia Travel Association and Director of the Centre for International Experience at Capilano University. He discusses the current challenges and future potential of tourism in the Pacific Asia region as well as the importance of building an international network. He also gives hosts Shaun McGrath and Jennifer Vaughan insights into the key factors that determine whether community based tourism development initiatives fail or succeed.

The audio engineer and sound editor for this episode is Brian Chao from PATA Capilano University Student Chapter. The music clip in each episode is graciously provided by Francis Henson, a Vancouver-based singer-songwriter, guitar player, and producer. What in the World in Travel podcast is an initiative of PATA Capilano University Student Chapter that is supported by the technical expertise of Capilano Radio Club.

Episode published: April 27th, 2019