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Behind The Headlines: The Global Business of Travel and Tourism

Travel and tourism has been on the rise, providing stimulating, intimate first-person experiences, and the industry is only growing. Accessibility can be disruptive to local communities with tremendous consequences on the environment. Is an individual's desire for a "cultural experience" truly genuine and sustainable? Join us for a dynamic discussion with the author of OVERBOOKED, Elizabeth Becker, and the founder of El Camino Travel, Katalina Mayorga, moderated by Washington Post travel reporter, Andrea Sachs.

Elizabeth Becker, is the award winning journalist and author of “OVERBOOKED: The Exploding Business of Travel and Tourism”. She has reported on international and national affairs as a correspondent at the New York Times and the Washington Post and was the senior foreign editor of National Public Radio.

Katalina Mayorga, the founder and CEO of El Camino Travel, curating immersive and thoughtful cultural experiences with a "be a traveler, not a tourist" motto. El Camino Travel's 'local first' approach has been recognized by the New York Times, Vogue, and Forbes.

Andrea Sachs is a Travel reporter with The Washington Post, following the ever-changing approach in how people are seeking experiences in the world. Check out her most recent article here.

Overbooked: The Global Business of Travel and Tourism by Elizabeth Becker will be available for purchase at this event.

Eaton House. 4th Floor. 1201 K Street WDC 20005.

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