What: 3-Day Sustainable Tourism Training by the GSTC
When: January 28-30, 2020
Where: Puri Santrian Beach Resort & Hotel, Sanur, Bali, Indonesia
Language: English

Registration Closed

Registration for this training is now closed. If you would like to be added to the wait list, please send an email to training@gstcouncil.org (Subject: “STTP Bali Wait List”) with your contact details. If any space becomes available we will inform you.

The training class includes 2 days of classroom sessions (trainer presentations, group discussions and interactive activities) on January 28th and 29th, and a one-day field session on January 30th visiting local organizations and sites to learn about their sustainability efforts.

More about the Training

The three-day training class (January 28-30, 2020) is designed for travel and tourism industry professionals interested in learning about sustainability best practices for businesses and destinations. The training covers tourism as a tool for sustainable development, sustainability best practices and the GSTC Criteria, the world’s leading standard for tourism sustainability, as well as key topics such as global trends in sustainable tourism, sustainability marketing, and sustainable tourism product development and management.

Key Training Program Highlights

  • Knowledge and expertise representing the GSTC as the global authority on quality sustainable tourism standards.
  • Stimulating and rewarding learning experience, being part of an interactive training with fellow participants representing a variety of public, private, academic and non-profit entities.
  • Practical insights on promoting sustainable and responsible travel experiences through case studies and best practice examples.

How Will the Training Benefit Your Work?

  • You will gain an in-depth knowledge of the GSTC Criteria, the baseline standard for sustainability in travel and tourism.
  • You will be able to make informed decisions on how to implement sustainability practices for your company or destination.
  • You will be able to build and establish viable and actionable sustainable tourism policies and practices for your organization.
  • You will have the opportunity to participate in the official GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training Program (STTP) Exam, and upon successful completion, receive a Certificate in Sustainable Tourism by the GSTC to demonstrate your knowledge of sustainable tourism standards and practices.

GSTC Certificate in Sustainable Tourism

GSTC Certificate in Sustainable Tourism

By completing this 3-day training class of the STTP, you will meet the training requirement towards earning the GSTC Certificate in Sustainable Tourism.

Once you complete the class, you will have have access to the official STTP Exam, and upon successful completion (75% and above passing mark is required), receive a Certificate in Sustainable Tourism by the GSTC to demonstrate your knowledge of sustainable tourism standards and practices.

After the training class completion, you will receive instructions on how to access the STTP Exam, which is offered in an online and open-book format, and is available for one month after the training dates.

>> Learn more about GSTC Certificate in Sustainable Tourism

Trainers & Presenters

Mochamad Nalendra, GSTC Trainer

Mochamad Nalendra

Mochamad Nalendra is the Executive Director of MarkPlus Center for Tourism and Hospitality, the GSTC training partner in Indonesia. He graduated with honors from Monash University, Australia in International Sustainable Tourism Management.

Currently, he is also the advisor to the chairman of Bali Tourism Board and has helped some local governments and tourism ministry on several projects including nomadic tourism playbook, sustainable tourism guideline in national parks, destination branding, and so on. He was also invited as a guest speaker in various tourism seminar and conferences both national and international.

Dr. David Ermen, GSTC Trainer