Integrating Business Skills into Ecotourism. BUSINESS PLANNING David Gachuru 21 st June 2011. Study Objectives. To understand the basics of planning; To appreciate the importance of visualizing the big picture of a finished eco-product first, in the planning process;
Integrating Business Skills into Ecotourism
21st June 2011
“A mountain is composed of tiny grains of earth. The ocean is made up of tiny drops of water. Even so, life is but an endless series of little details, actions, speeches, and thoughts. And the consequences whether good or bad of even the least of them are far-reaching”.
“Discipline is based on pride, on meticulous attention to details, and on mutual respect and confidence. Discipline must be a habit so ingrained that it is stronger than the excitement of the goal or the fear of failure”.
Gary Ryan Blair
“Schemes that transfer risk from poor farmers to global financial markets are viable”
………….... Hassan Mahmud –
Minister of State Affairs, Bangladesh
speaking at the World Climate Conference in 2009
DECISION TO COMMIT TIME, MONEY & EFFORT
People; Space; Equipment; Supplies; time; Money.
A Strategic Plan whose role is:
A Guide to Business
Management and Development (2009)
“SELL THE RIGHT ROOM, AT THE RIGHT PRICE, TO THE RIGHT CUSTOMER AT THE RIGHT TIME”
“Sustainability is a journey. It has to be a way of life. We must have the discipline to go the full length in our time. One day, generations to come will be proud of the heritage that we create today”