Category Archive for "Encounters"


New Departure : Kahina in Latin America

Kahina, nouvelle ambassadrice, part en HopTour le 1er septembre. Direction Mexico et l’Amérique Latine pour une durée indéterminée. Rencontre…

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Meeting Charles Addad (Senegal)

Amazing project of scientific tourism, lead by Charles Addad in Senegal: a botanical garden to grow awereness on plant kingdom and save local flora.

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Why Hopineo? Tourism Stakeholders through Latin America talk about it!

Florie Thielin

Why Hopineo? Tourism Stakeholders through Latin America talk about it in a short video edited by Florie during her HopTour. All together for a better and more responsible tourism! Click on the bottom-right icon to activate the video subtitles. To…

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Meeting D’Arcy Dornan, GSTC Brazil

Florie Thielin

During her HopTour of Latin America, Florie stayed a few days at D’Arcy Dornan home in Sao Paulo. They knew already each other as D’Arcy was Florie’s professor and program director during her Master in Hospitality & Tourism Management at La Rochelle Business School of Tourism (in France). D’Arcy…

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Ana & Florie, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Meeting Ana Cecilia Duék, Viajar Verde, Brazil

Florie Thielin

During her HopTour Latin America, Florie met Ana in Rio de Janeiro. In fact, they did not “just” met: Ana invited Florie to stay at her place during the carnival. They had virtually got to know about each other thanks…

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Meeting Aziz Abu Sarah, Mejdi Tours

Aziz, an amazing man! During our journey in London at WTM in November 2015, we had the chance to meet Aziz Abu Sarah, founder of Mejdi Tours. His story, his charisma, his company… A great inspiration!

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Crédit photo : Mr. Framing

Meet Nassim, HopAmbassador

Nassim, a young man who shakes the room! Enjoy meeting Nassim, who is traveling from India to Australia during 6 to 12 months. His project is to discover and meet field actors of sustainable development, especially responsible tourism. His definition…

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New Hopineo travel tags !

Last month, we went to l’Archipel, a collective innovation place, to get at Lygo’s our new Hopineo travel tags ! A change of color Because change is often a good thing, we decided to change the color of the tags….

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Meeting with Irene Lane, Greenloons

Florie Thielin

During her HopTour of Latin America Florie has the chance to meet with Irene Lane, Founder of Greenloons, as both of them were taking part to the Ecotourism ESTC Conference in Quito, Ecuador.  How Greenloons contribute to Responsible Tourism? Irene:…

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Florie avec l'equipe de TIES durant la conférence ESTC15 Quito Equateur

Videos – Interviews during the ESTC15 Conference, Quito, Ecuador

Florie Thielin

I had the chance to be able to give my help, as a volunteer, to the TIES (The International Ecotourism Society)  team during the 10th edition of the ecotourism and sustainable tourism ESTC15 conference, in Quito, Ecuador. The event gathered each year, in a…

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