General Information


Emi Kaiwa, Membership Coordinator

Media Inquiries

Roi Ariel, General Manager

Sustainable Tourism Training Program

Ayako Ezaki, Training Director

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GSTC Accreditation

After you have read the «For Certification Bodies» section of this website, contact GSTC for more information at

Note: Accreditation is for Certification Programs only. Hotel, tour operator, or destinations that seek certification, please visit the relevant page:
For Hotels | For Tour Operators | For Destinations

Strategic Partnerships

Kathleen Pessolano, Strategic Partnerships Director

Country Specific

GSTC has representatives in Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Greece, India, Ireland, Korea, Mexico, Philippines, Spain, Sweden:
GSTC Country Representatives

GSTC Criteria Revisions

To participate in future revisions of the GSTC Criteria, sign up here

Sponsorship & Partnership Opportunities

Randy Durband, CEO

GSTC Board of Directors

Luigi Cabrini, Chair of the Board


Where To Find Us

GSTC is a «virtual» organization, and truly global. We do NOT have a main office. Our staff, Country Representatives, Board members, Working Group and Committee members, and volunteers work from various locations around the world.

Therefore we prefer information sent to us digitally.

If you must post/mail printed material to us, PLEASE NOTE: we use a digital service to scan materials which cannot accept magazines or other bound material; and you must provide the address precisely as indicated below:

P.O. Box 96503 #51887
Washington, DC 20090-6503 USA

To repeat, please email us if possible, and only send printed material if necessary.