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January 2021

Global Perspectives on Travel, Tourism and Education [November 2020 Roundtable]

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Session Description: As the coronavirus pandemic has led to shifts in travel-related industries and operations across the globe, professionals in these fields continue to look ahead and adapt amid ongoing uncertainty.  During this roundtable, our global panel of tourism experts and experienced international educators share their insights about the current state of travel and what they anticipate as trends in their global region looking ahead to 2021, offering perspective about accessibility for travelers and students, health/safety considerations, as well as public response to the pandemic.

Featured Panelists: Liping Cai, PhD, Purdue University (Moderator); Howard Adler, EdD, Purdue University; Thiago Allis, PhD, Universidade de São Paulo; Daisy Ouyang, The Asia Institute

VFW Schedule

Recordings Available from Virtual Familiarization Week: “A Sustainable Future for All” [September 2020]

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Sessions hosted by each of the Collective’s member organizations offered participants the chance to experience a virtual exchange session firsthand in different regions of the globe. Recordings from the sessions are available upon request (contact