2022 GSTC Asia-Pacific Conference Speakers

A mixture of panel discussions and interactive workshops with Korean and international experts in sustainable tourism as speakers. The 2022 GSTC Asia-Pacific Conference will address:

  • (A) Attraction & Destination Stewardship
  • (B) MICE & Hotels
  • (C) Ecotourism & Heritage


Natalie Kidd
Chief People and Purpose Officer, Intrepid Travel

Caesar Indra
President, Traveloka

Su Kim Loh
Senior Vice President, Sustainability, Resorts World Sentosa


Cheh Hsien Lee
Division Director – Planning, Sentosa Development Corporation


Kashi Raj Bhandari
Sr. Director, Nepal Tourism Board


Catherine Germier-Hamel
CEO, Destination Mekong

Matawee Mujchapan
Operations Manager – Environment & Sustainability, Centara Hotels & Resorts


Francis Hong
Suwon Convention & Visitors Bureau

Jason Lin
Co-founder & CEO, Talent Basket


Christina Leala Gale
Sustainable Tourism Manager, Pacific Tourism Organisation (SPTO)

Sophea Sok
Regional Program Manager – Asia-Pacific, Planeterra Foundation

Hajime Ono
Chief Official, Office of Director for Travel Promotion, Japan Tourism Agency, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism


Hongkook Ha
Secretary General, Korea MICE Association


Vincent LELAY
Vice President Operations, Accor Ambassador Korea


Hugh Kim
Executive Director, Jeonbuk Culture and Tourism Organization (JBCT)


Jennifer Lin
Senior Manager, Business Development, Southeast Asia, Rezio

Susan Santos de Cárdenas
President & CEO, Society for Sustainable Tourism – Philippines


Luigi Cabrini
Chairman, GSTC


Chee Shin Yee
Chief of Staff, Batu Batu Tengah Island


Dr. Mihee Kang
Director – Asia-Pacific, GSTC


CB Ramkumar
Director – South Asia, GSTC


Randy Durband

Randy Durband


Shinobu Hayama
CEO, Journey for Change


Sunhee Yoon
CEO, Jeju Ecotourism


Roi Ariel
General Manager, GSTC


Dr. Michail Toanoglou
Professor Hospitality and Tourism, Jeonju University


Prof. Young-ki Choi
Professor, Jeonju University


Prof. In-pyeong Ryu
Jeonju University


Emi Kaiwa
Manager Asia Pacific, GSTC


Suk Yoon 
Assistant Director, Environment Policy Division, Ulsan Metropolitan City


Yuko Suga  
Sales Manager, Fukuoka Convention Breau


Benjamin Wong
CEO, Tricolage


 Halim Choi 
Program officer, Jeonbuk Culture & Tourism Foundation(JBCT)


Eunice Minjoo Kang
Account Director, Marriott International Global Sales


Hongkook Ha
Secreatry General, Korea MICE Association


Yunsik Choi
CEO, Eco-Environmental Design Research Institute


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