Green Dreams for the Planet (GDP), a non-profit foundation in India focused on environmental education and sustainability action, is the newest addition to the GSTC’s Sustainable Tourism Training Program (STTP).

As a Training Partner, GDP will organize and deliver STTP training classes in India, supporting the goal of “ensuring that sustainable tourism best practices are adopted and implemented by the industry”.

GDP plans to offer the first STTP training class in Spring 2018, to be hosted at the eco resort Our Native Village near Bangalore. If you are interested in participating in the class and would like to receive more information, please contact CB Ramkumar (Ram), GSTC Trainer and GDP Co-founder and Director, at cbramkumar [at]

Green Dreams for the Planet

With expertise in climate change actions and sustainable tourism, Green Dreams for the Planet (GDP) works to spread awareness of climate change and its impacts, promote sustainability solutions and technologies, and serve as a think tank to provide inputs that influence policy.

GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training Program

The GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training Program (STTP) offers practical insights and effective steps to help you improve your sustainability practices.

GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training

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 offer a unique opportunity to gain an in-depth understanding of the GSTC Criteria, the global baseline standards for sustainability in travel and tourism, and the roles of accreditation and certification in advancing the sustainability agenda in the tourism industry.