Driving Local Economy through Equal Partnership with Kate Webb

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By Christine Winebrenner Irick. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Kate Webb's true north is to ensure that any tourism that she facilitates drives the local economy and community. Her companies, Orbis Expeditions and the Responsible Safari Company, achieve this aim through sport challenge trips, learning ventures, and travel with a purpose.
In this conversation, she and Christine talk about Kate's focus on supporting current initiatives over creating new ones, what really benefits people in the local economy, and cultural understanding vs. cultural empathy. They also discuss feelings of shame and discomfort as we travel, and how those moments are opportunities for growth.
Learn more about Orbis Expeditions here.
Learn more about the Responsible Safari Company here.
Learn more about Lotus Sojourns and ways to be a part of the community here.
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Credits. Christine Winebrenner Irick (Host, creator, editor.) KateWebb (Guest). Original music by Clark Adams. Editing and production by Alex Lee-Ammons and For The Love Media, LLC.
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