GSTC Training Partner: mascontour Sustainable Tourism Consulting & Communication
The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) announces a new partnership with mascontour, a leading global sustainable tourism consultancy based in Berlin, Germany.
GSTC will work with mascontour’s team of expert sustainable tourism consultants to deliver training and skills development opportunities for tourism industry professionals.
One of the mascontour consultants, Diana Körner, has been a GSTC trainer since 2018. In March this year, Diana facilitated a 2-day GSTC training session for mascontour colleagues in Berlin, discussing the GSTC criteria and methodologies, approaches and best practices on how best to convey the criteria to different audiences.
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.
Founded in 2005, mascountour is a global consultancy working to achieve an innovative and consistent combination of tourism and sustainability. With an interdisciplinary team of expert, with many years of international industry expertise in tourism and sustainable development, mascontour works with destination organizations, tourism companies, and development cooperation organisations, offering practical solutions at the local, regional, national and international level.
About the GSTC
The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) establishes and manages global sustainable standards, known as the GSTC Criteria. The GSTC Criteria form the foundation for GSTC’s role as the global Accreditation Body for Certification Programs that certify hotels/accommodations, tour operators, and destinations as having sustainable policies and practices in place.