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LIVE Webinar: Under The Influence – The Fun Side of Slow Travel

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2023
10:00 AM EST
Hosted by Maria Stoyanova
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About this event

Join us for a LIVE Webinar to learn about the "fun side" of slow travel and how content can be used to influence people to make more mindful travel choices.

Together with guest speakers, we'll dive into the following topics:

• How can content creators change travelers' perspective on travel?
• What style of content works best with slow travel?
• What kinds of revenue streams you can generate by promoting slow travel?
• How do you motivate young people to make more mindful travel choices?
• How can destinations use influencers to attract more slow travel visitors?

👉 Register to watch on 15 November, 10am EST / 4pm CET. On-demand replay will be available afterwards.

Guest Speakers

⭐️ Lauren Gay, Outdoursy Diva (

Lauren (@outdoorsydiva) is the creator of Misadventures of an Outdoorsy Diva Blog, host/producer of the award winning Adventure Is A Lifestyle Podcast, published photographer, speaker, consultant, on-air TV travel expert, and adventure coach. She is a monthly travel expert on CBS Great Day Live Tampa Bay.

Lauren is also a travel writer and social media influencer who is passionate about inspiring and empowering black women to step out of their comfort zones for new experiences in travel and adventure and embracing nature as therapy. Lauren is also an empty nest mom and a dedicated long time advocate for racial diversity and inclusion in outdoor recreation and adventure travel and a founding member of the Black Travel Alliance.

⭐️ Melissa Lee, Founder, The Green Program (

Melissa (@melissa-lee) is the founder and CEO of The GREEN Program, an award-winning global experiential education program for future sustainability leaders. For her innovative work in sustainability education and travel, Melissa has been recognized by the National Association of Women Business Owners as the Environmental Advocate of the Year, Forbes 30 Under 30 in Education, The North Face, and served as a Global Schools Ambassador at the United Nations.

Melissa has had the honor of being named the Lattman Visiting Scholar of Science and Society at Penn State, and a Heinz Distinguished Lecturer at the University of Pittsburgh for her role in incorporating the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into global education and workforce development. She currently serves as a board member for UnTours, the first B-Corp in the world, and non-profits in the social impact, tourism, and sustainability sectors.

🎤 Moderator: Jon Berrocal, Director of Product at UnTours

Jon Berrocal is an avid traveler that 10 years ago followed his passion for traveling and switched an engineering and online marketing job for a tour leader position in Latin America. Ever since, he’s been able to experience first-hand on the field what sustainable tourism is and he’s been an active part of community projects in less favored areas. Now he is all in on the slow travel movement as a director of product for UnTours, the UnPack once company.

About The Slow Travel Network

Powered by UnTours (, the Slow Travel Network unites 500+ content creators, tour leaders, and travel insiders on a mission to develop stories and highlight outstanding and replicable ways travelers and the tourism industry are making the world better through #slowtravel.