President, Small Planet Consulting & Jubilee Travel
Judy Karwacki is a seasoned travel and tourism professional, with more than 30 years of experience ranging from retail travel to education, management and consulting. She was one of the earliest members of the World Indigenous Tourism Alliance WINTA www.winta.org, the global network dedicated to the advancement of indigenous tourism. Judy is the founder and owner of Small Planet Consulting www.smallplanet.travel, and is committed to connecting communities, culture, conservation and commerce through sustainable tourism. She also is a co-founder and owner of Jubilee Travel www.jubileeonline.ca, a travel agency, since 1986. She holds a Master’s degree in Political Studies and a MBA in Tourism Management. Her Asia experience includes working with the indigenous community of Savusavu, Fiji, and coordinating the Indigenous Tourism Forum at the International Institute for Peace’s Tourism Summit in Pattaya, Thailand. She lives in North Vancouver, Canada, in the super natural Traditional Territory of the Squamish First Nation.