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Blue Community Consortium Members


The  Blue Community Consortium seeks to protect oceans, coastal habitat, and marine environment in Florida through implementing Blue Community and other sustainable tourism strategies.

The Blue Consortium is administered by the WHALE Center, a not-for-profit 501 (c) 3 organization and is an affiliate member of the United Nations World Tourism Organization.

The members with links to their respective websites are listed below.








































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Chief Phil Lane Jr Kicks off UN Lecture Series Last Updated on 2018-03-21 16:31:34 Chief Phil Lane Jr. will kick off the USF Patel College of Global Sustainability Lecture Series Wednesday February 8th 5:00 p.m. at the USF Patel Center. The lecture series is part of a series of events where the USF Patel College Blue Community Consortium will be celebrating the U.N. Year for Sustainable Tourism for Development.   USF Patel College of Global Sustainability  Year of Sustainable Development Lecture Series   Sacred Lands Gathering   Chief Phil Lane teaching circle Saturday February 11, 2017 from 9-4 Prophecies, Unprecedented Global Change and an Emerging Global Civilization We are in the midst of global change unlike what most of us have every experienced. The theme of this timely workshop is global change that leads to a New Global Civilization. Drawing on the best spiritual and prophetic sources from Indigenous Prophecies, the Ancient... More »
Choices for Our Sustainable Tourism Futures Last Updated on 2018-03-13 21:08:08   This conference is registered as part of the UN Year for Sustainable Tourism for Development. The program will focus on those choices for the future that will highlight the best practices of sustainable tourism and encourage participants to use the lessons from these best practices in development projects they may be involved in themselves.   The UNWTO Blue Community Consortium and the Bradenton Area CVB arehosting a UNWTO Affiliate meeting to celebrate the UN International Year for Sustainable Tourism. Highlights will include: ​​Presentations from international experts on sustainable tourism and development Opportunity to co-create in a futuring process Great sustainable food and networking opportunities Tours of best practices in the Blue Community Sustainable Tourism Observatory including: Pine Avenue Restoration Project, City of St. Petersburg... More »
PM4SD Training Offered Online Last Updated on 2018-01-31 21:41:52 https://www.trainingaid.org/courses/4-week-course/project-management-sustainable-development-foundation-pm4sd-1801#overview                            CLICK HERE TO ATTEND COURSE                                                             Course Description        Course Modules      Contributors    The Sustainable Development Goals bring new challenges and opportunities for the tourism sector, but we need a next step for transforming the way tourism projects and destinations are managed, funded and made sustainable. The Blue Community Consortium is pleased to participate in the new online training course... More »
Disney Parks Podcast Interview with David Randle on Villages Nature Resort Last Updated on 2018-01-20 18:02:54            David Randle's interview with Disney Parks Podcast on the Villages Nature Resort. Click Here to listen to Podcast     More »