Rural & Regenerative Tourism Development

Kyla is the founder of Impactful Tourism Consultancy and a Rural Tourism Development Specialist for Tourism Vancouver Island.

Her expertise in sustainable tourism and rural development has taken her across the globe to work on community projects in Mexico, Guyana, Bali, Uganda, and Nunavut.

Kyla uses an evidence-based approach to tackle complex issues and addressing critical pain points that hinder sustainable growth for her clients. A diverse toolkit in business strategy, marketing, education, and development allow her to approach complex problems with innovation and curiosity. Above all, she consider myself an advocate for the responsible tourism industry and care deeply for both people and our planet.

Field of expertise:
Tourism and market insights
Sustainability and responsible tourism
Destination development
Product and concept development
Strategy and business development
Technology and innovation
Architecture and engineering
Sales and marketing
Investments and funding
Branding, design and storytelling
Type of service:
Speech, lecture, workshop, course
Mentoring and coaching
Consulting and project management
Design and creative work
Industry experience
Relevant higher education
Certified in the field
University lecturer/professor or similar
Traveloper type:
Tourism professional