In 2022, the Department of Human Dimensions of Natural Resources and the Center for Protected Area Management at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado, hosted the conference virtually. This structure attracted more than 1,000 registrants from 55 countries. The conference featured 27 plenary speakers, including six student presentations, engaging networking opportunities, and community boards.
In 2016, Tourism Naturally’s inaugural conference was hosted by the Human Dimensions of Natural Resources Department at Colorado State University in conjunction with the University if Sassari. This conference was held in the historical center of Alghero, Italy, a small and charming seaside city on the island of Sardinia.