On August 7, Peace Boat made it’s inaugural call on Seattle, one of the most sustainable cities in the US. That afternoon, Peace Boat and local partners held an event, Sailing for Sustainability, onboard the ship and  in collaboration with the Impact Travel Greater Seattle, Adventure Travel Trade Association, the Port of Seattle, and other partners. The event was attended by around 100 guests representing travel, non-profit, maritime, and other sectors, and highlighted the importance of partnerships and innovation, especially in the areas of sustainable tourism and maritime industry. Please see photos here.

Special thanks to the speakers!

Mr. Luther “Jay” Mills, Port Madison Enterprises Ambassador and Suquamish Tribal Council member and Ms. Peg Deam, Suquamish Museum Board member

Ms. Emilie McGlone, Peace Boat US Director

Mr. Joshua Berger, Governor’s Maritime Sector Lead State of Washington, Director of Maritime, Department of Commerce

Ms. Jennifer States, Senior Consultant and Business Development Manager
DNV GL Energy – North America

Mr. Ronald Peck, Director of the Tourism Department, Port of Seattle

Ms. Kristen Dailey, Executive Director, Global Washington

Ms. Jennifer Spatz and Ms. Kelly McCoy, Co-Founders
Impact Travel Greater Seattle

Ms. Casey Hanisko, President, Business Services + Events
Adventure Travel Trade Association