Sonya Graci

About Sonya Graci

DR. SONYA GRACI is a specialist in sustainable tourism, corporate sustainability, stakeholder management, community capacity development and environmental management. She has more than 15 years experience in the field. Dr. Graci’s passion is working with stakeholders towards achieving a common goal of sustainability. She has worked with numerous communities and organizations to develop their sustainability strategies and has facilitated several training programs and workshops. She has also led extensive consultation with stakeholders in communities across North America, Central America, and Asia.

Learning About Bookdifferent While Visiting the Outstanding Christchurch

By |2018-04-25T18:31:37+00:00February 12th, 2015|

We arrived in New Zealand on December 27th and very excited to be here. New Zealand has always had that clean green reputation and I wanted to see if this was true. New Zealand is also one of the only countries that have an environmental certification, Enviroawards, that is managed through their quality assurance certification [...]

Passion in Action: The Jean Michel Cousteau Eco-Resort in Savusavu, Fiji

By |2017-02-03T00:05:19+00:00January 29th, 2015|

Approximately 12 years ago I was speaking at an Ecotourism conference in Quito, Ecuador. I met an amazing man there who shaped the way I looked at oceans. His name was Dr. Richard Murphy and what I found so astounding about him was the way he educated people on ocean ecosystems. He talked about an [...]


By |2017-02-03T00:05:19+00:00January 26th, 2015|

Welcome to my blog. The purpose of this blog is to share my experiences seeking out best practices of sustainable tourism worldwide. My family and I (husband Dan who is working on his Ph.D. in customer service and electronic word of mouth) and 18 month old son Luka are embarking on a 3 and a [...]