GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training in Bangkok, Thailand
On February 13-15, 2017, the GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training Program (STTP) delivered a training class in Bangkok, Thailand (co-hosted by Pacific Asia Travel Association) for industry professionals from around Southeast Asia and beyond, featuring presentations by local and international experts.
The training class was led by GSTC Trainers Dr. Mihee Kang and Benjamin Lephilibert, and featured expert presentations by Randy Durband (Chief Executive Officer, GSTC), Nia Klatte (Sustainability Coordinator, EXO Travel Thailand), Nitshananun Sonklin (Sustainability Coordinator and Project Manager, Yaana Ventures), and Supaporn Prachumpai, (President, Royal Silk Holidays).
In addition to presentations on the GSTC Criteria and best practice case studies, the training class offered a one-day on-site session at Chatrium Hotel Riverside Bangkok to learn firsthand about sustainability practices at the hotel.
More about the STTP
The GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training Program (STTP) offers practical insights and effective steps to help you improve your sustainability practices. With the aim of strengthening awareness of sustainable tourism in destinations around the world, the training program covers global trends in sustainable tourism and sustainability best practices for businesses and destinations.
Designed as a intensive and interactive training experience led by expert GSTC Trainers, STTP training classes are offered throughout the year, and provide two options for completing the training requirement towards earning the GSTC Certificate in Sustainable Tourism:
- Onsite 3-day training classes (Face-to-face training classes offered throughout the year in various locations around the world).
- Online 4-week training classes (Online scheduled training classes led by GSTC trainers, available at least 4 times a year).