by Mona McPhee Last week, I attended, presented, and moderated a panel at the Travel Oregon 2018 Special Use Permits Workshop co-sponsored by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) at the World Forestry Center in Portland, Oregon. The workshop brought together land managers, tour operators, guides, outfitters, and related organizations to delve into the current and... Continue Reading →
Travel Law Guide editor Mona McPhee will be moderating a panel and presenting at the 2018 Special Use Permit Workshop held by Travel Oregon and the US Forest Service on Friday, February 16. The full-day workshop, whose intended audience includes tour operators, guides, and outfitters that provide permitted access on public lands, will delve into... Continue Reading →
Today is World Tourism Day celebrating the 1.2 billion travelers each year and the industry that contributes to the three key dimensions of sustainable development—economic, social, and environmental.
Mona McPhee attends the 2016 Adventure Travel World Summit in Anchorage, Alaska where Adventure Travel Conservation Fund is announced. About the Adventure Travel Conservation Fund: "The Adventure Travel Conservation Fund (ATCF) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to conserving the future of travel for generations to come. To achieve this ambitious objective, the ATCF will provide... Continue Reading →
On Friday, April 18, 2014, a line of climbers, mostly high-altitude climbing Sherpas, “were backed up, carrying heavy loads of equipment for their clients,” in the Popcorn Field area of the Khumbu Icefall between Base Camp and Camp 1 on the Nepal side of Mt. Everest when an avalanche buried and killed sixteen Sherpas. At... Continue Reading →