Thursday, June 28, 2018

BUILDING - Leadership. Entrepreneurship. Motivation.


The highly regarded La Paz Tourism Team, Municipality of La Paz, Bolivia planning session
Tourism Training for Palistina Peru Women's Assoc. (Caves & Butterfly Farm Initiatives)
Nueva Cajamarca San Martin Peru Hotel & Restaurant Assoc. Subject Foreigner Expectations.
 Bertrand Russell wrote, Never try to discourage thinking, for you are sure to succeed.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Let's Make It Happen!

Robert G Tuss has steered the Channels and can guide you through the swamps. Tourism continues to evolve. 'Transformative Travel' is any travel experience that empowers people to make meaningful, lasting changes in their lives, whether big or small. The tools to deliver continue to be defined as society changes demanding copious life changing experiences. Travel has become a significant cornerstone in our modern demanding civilization. The rules of engagement have yet to catch up.

Photo - M.I.C.E. Strategy Planning for the New Conference Center Marketing San Pedro Sula, Honduras
             Moyobamba, Peru gathering of the Turismo Rural Comunitario de las Americas 2018. Palestina Women's Assoc                     President putting their Butterfly Farm and Caves on the agenda. Well done and well received. 

Tuesday, June 26, 2018


Training the Trainers - National Tourism College Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Africa
                                                Customer Service Training - Hotels Georgetown Guyana,
 Legacy Award presented by Wendy Harris CEO of CESO and Member of Parliament Jenny Kwan for services shared.
R.G. (Bob) Tuss

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* Restaurant and Food Services Management/Training.
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* Hotel Cloud Based Mgt Systems & Online Marketing Channel Integration
*Tourism Marketing Plans - Broad to Strategic niche targets
* Community Tourism Strategic Planning. Action Plans - Towns, City, State, Federal
*  Indigenous Touristic Development Worldwide. Rural & Remote, Farm Tourism
* Website & Social Media Marketing, Full Digital Marketing Services. Website & Video Optimization, Analytics, SEO, ONLINE Marketing Expert
* Service Culture Training
* Sales Training - Basic to multi-layered complex applications
* Crisis Management
* Tour Packaging F.I.T. & Effective Profitable Experiential Group Packaging
* Tourism Audit, Indexing, Asset Mapping, Evaluation
* Needs Assessment
* Security Solutions - Simple to Complex. Logistics, Personal & Target Hardening
* Personal Courier High Security Documents. Seasoned
* Coffee Officianado. Cacao Powder Production and Distribution
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*Trends - *Mission Crafting *Image - Branding - eCommerce Marketing - Website, SEO and Effective Social Media Integration (Facebook, Twitter, Google+ YouTube, Instagram, etc. )
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La Paz Bolivia Tourism Symposium La Paz Territory Tourism Development.
Cartagena Colombia, Palenque Community Business Development Review. Train the Trainers Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Pijao Colombia, Coffee Farming and 'Slow City' Pijao President, Tourism and Product Promotion.  Palestina Peru family unit looking at expanding their farming enterprise to  additional Cacao & Commercial Bamboo. 

Sunday, June 24, 2018

Tourism Development Worldwide.

City or Rural. Tourism Development is accelerating rapidly around the world. Work with the knowledge our expertise is current and leading edge. We work with the tools of the future. Extremely proud to have assisted GAMLP La Paz “7 Wonder Cities of the World” designated. 

Director and Deputy Director National Chamber of Entrepreneur's Taraz Kazakhstan setting standards for Tourism Development. 2000 year old history on the Silk Road. Taraz enjoyed major International attention with the 2017 EXPO held in Astana, Kazakhstan. The world discovered the fabled lands historic significance. 
(Now 2018, the Exposition proved highly successful for Kazakhstan's growing economy.) 

Officials of the Bureau of Conventions and Meetings San Pedro Sula Honduras developing long term strategy for the magnificent new Convention Centre recently completed. It opens the door for Honduras to be the epi-center of the Geo-Political world in Central America for vital meetings and gatherings. The Conference Centre stands equal to any. Congratulations San Pedro Sula.  Honduras! 
Galapagos/Ecuador assessing Tourism Assets and developing strong Branding identity Deputy Mayor Puerto Ayero, Ivvone Torres Tourism Director,  Canadian Government Representative Ana Saenz.  The Re-Branding of Lonesome George the Galapagos iconic Turtle destined for expanded World Wide recognition.

“Proven Strategic Thinker And A Results Driven Marketer. 
Senior Business Strategist, Coach, and “hands on” real time practitioner who can claim measurable personal accomplishments. In a world where there are two basic types of industry influencers: entrepreneurs-those who are predisposed to work independently and: corporate leaders-those who can lead and work well in a team, Bob is a rare individual who understands and thrives in both environments. A genuine Change Agent recognizing the values of tradition and progress. One of the best!” (Un-paid Associate quote) Thank you Laurie!


Deputy Mayor Puerto Ayora Santa Cruz Galapagos presenting the coveted city turtle created from recycled glass. The adaptation represents the strong recycling, recovery, conservation policies. Puerto Ayora is a working example how cooperative process can produce exceptional results.

                  Sr. Bladimir Armijos Vivanco Mayor Yantzaza Ecuador. Everybody talking Tourism Development.
                  Schuar women present Bob with warm greetings in Schuar Community. Amazonia Yantzaza. 

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Crafting Your Success - TOURISM PIONEER

Rural Tourism Development - Philippines
Checking out exciting tourism product found in remote island areas. Creating infrastructure strategies. Bob Tuss, International Marketing expert, and Industry Pioneer, listens carefully to local concerns and comments. Bob has developed Strategic Tourism Action Plans in numerous developing countries around the world from eco, rural, indigenous, community, towns, cities and nations.

* Now Semi-Retired. Accepting limited International Assignments. Advice you can bank on. Do you want somebody proven really good OR do you just want some - body?

YES - We train the Trainers and we train staff Marketing and Sales Techniques uniquely fitting.

PHOTOS - Phillipines District Tourism Assessment, 
Dar es Salaam Tanzania Hospitality Managers we Train the Trainers, La Paz Bolivia Training given to Bolivian Tourism Stakeholders. Shuar Amazonia Indigenous Ecuador Tourism Community Training. La Gusta Restaurant, La Paz. South America's leading Chef Kamilla Seidler.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Tourism Expertise - FOR HIRE The 'extra' mile!

TOURISM SPECIALIST -Robert G. Tuss DMATP  (Semi-Retired)

Past member A.C.T.A., A.S.T.A., S.I.T.E., P.A.T.A., UFFTA, N.T.B., T.I.A.C., P.T.A.C., U.S.T.B., Founding member - Vancouver A.M & T.I.A.B.C., the forerunner of C.O.T.A. * Now renamed T.I.A.B.C. President, Tourism Industry Association of British Columbia. Downtown Vancouver Business Association - Chair Tourism, Vancouver Board Of Trade - Chair Tourism, British Columbia Provincial Chamber Of Commerce, U.S.A. National Speakers Association. Board and Chair of numerous Tourism Task Forces at municipal, provincial, state, federal and international conferences and organizations. M.I.C.E. Association.

Volunteer to CESO/SACO, 50 worldwide assignments to date, represented through CIDA/DFATD - Canada Government Foreign Affairs. Roster Member TAM-BAS, "Turnaround Management & Business Advisory Services Programme". London, United Kingdom.

Member - International Crisis Room 360  ICR360 International Security Professionals

Pioneer member - Distinguished Member of Association of Tourism Professionals. DMATP

Recipient - *Life Time - 'William Van Horne Visionary Award' in Tourism Development.  British Columbia Government & Tourism Industry of British Columbia.
*Canadian Executive Service Organization - Cyril A. Peachey Legacy Award 2017

Published Author -Troika - Operation Siberia. Armenia Caper. Checkmate Armenia - Touch Move. Baku - Oil on the Fire. Kazakhstan - 'Radioactive Jane', The High impact of Technology on the Tourism Industry. Tour Packaging Success. Siege Over Sochi. Rumble On Clydesdale Street.

Photos - Edge of the Salt Flats Bolivia South America/Winter 2010 Olympic Mascots Vancouver Canada.
Costumes now displayed in BC Sports Hall Of Fame. Palenque, Galapagos/Equador meeting Evolution, Tourism Information Officers, Puerto Ayora, Galapagos Ecuador training session. Asopraduse Candy Making Factory Cartagena Colombia.  High Priestess Shuar Community Amazonia Yantzaza.  Bob on the other hand is now likely back on the road. 

Monday, February 12, 2018

TAKING CARE OF BUSINESS - Strategies that work!

R.G. (Bob) Tuss DMATP
Recipient -
William Van Horne Visionary Award Peer & Government Recognition -                   More than 55 Yrs - Visionary International Tourism Marketing & Business  Development.

Recent Projects: Multiple Country Visitations.

 *Peru Amazonia,
*Galapagos/Ecuador,*Amazonia/Ecuador,*Tanzania Africa, Honduras - Multiple,*Kazakhstan Multiple, *Bolivia - Salt Flats +Multiple Regions , *Colombia Multiple,*Guyana - Multiple*Azerbaijan - Multiple, *Georgia -Multiple, Uzebekstan, *Armenia-Multiple,  *South East Asia, *Eastern Europe, *Russia-Multiple, *Siberia/Urals-Multiple, *Middle East-Classified *Canada-Multiple, *USA, *Philippines-Multiple,  *South Korea, *Japan, *Germany- Multiple, *Austria-Multiple.

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Photos - La Casa del Sombrero Familia Hurtado, Suaza, Huila, Colombia. & Boarder Camp Southern Urals/Northern Kazakhstan) Newly minted Touristic Policia in Santa Rosa de Copan, Honduras. Salt Flats Bolivia. Selecting precious specialty coffee beans Finca La Floresta Cittaslow Pijao, Colombia. Tourism Office La Paz (Salt Block Table & Seats)
Dar es Salaam Tanzania Hospitality Managers Training. Municpal Tourism Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz Galapagos Hotel Manager Synposium. Mayor Bladimir Armijos Vivanco, Yantzaza Ecuador TV Broadcast preparation. Pijao Colombia - The roasting of the coffee bean. Finca El Jardin de Los Cerezos