GSTC2017 – Speakers 2017-08-20T09:48:26+00:00

GSTC2017  Speakers

Following the GSTC Criteria, management, marketing and awareness of sustainable destinations will be key theme for this year’s GSTC Global Sustainable Tourism Conference, GSTC2017.

Simultaneous translation will be provided in English and Spanish.

Alejandro Huala Canumán
Mayor of Coyhaique

Andrés Fellenberg v.d.Molen
Technical Director, GSTC

Aristides Benavente
President, Fundación Patagonia de Aysén

Beatriz Barreal Danel
Founder & General Manager, Sustainable Riviera Maya; Board of Directors and Mexico Country Representative, GSTC

Blake Rogers
Executive Director, Tourism Industry Association of the Yukon (TIA Yukon); Canada Country Representative, GSTC

Campo Elias Berna
Executive Director, Federación Colombiana de Eco Parques , Ecoturismo y Turismo de Aventura (FEDEC)

Cathy Parsons
Accreditation Panel Chair, GSTC

Carolina Morgado
Director, Tompkins Conservation Chile

Cristian Alarcón
Aysén Regional Director of Tourism

Cristián Caipillán
Co-founder & Director, Traful Consulting

 

Cristian Medina
Founder, Ocio Territorial Hotel

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Dr. Dave Rundle
Director, the Sustainable Tourism concentration, USF College of Global Sustainability; President and Executive Director, WHALE Center

 

Diana Beltran
Sustainability Manager of Wyndham Hotels

Eduardo Gomez
Director Regional, Sernatur Los Lagos

Eileen Ocampo Fernández
Miembro de Junta Directiva, Buena Vista Lodge y Cámara de Turismo Guanacasteca

Fernando Olivera Rocha
Secretary of Guanajuato Tourism; President, Union of Secretaries of Tourism of Mexico (ASETUR)

Francisco Santa Maria
Director, School of Engineering in Expeditions and Ecotourism, San Sebastian University

 

Franklin Carpenter
Director, Nacional Área Hotelería, Turismo y Gastronomía, INACAP

Fresia Painefil
Encargada de Ventas y Reservas, Comité de Turismo Lafkenche

Gwendal Castellan
Sustainable Destination Specialist, Tourism Vancouver

Hernan Mladinic
Executive Director, Fundación Pumalín

Ioannis Pappas

Training Partner Green Evolution

Dr. Ioannis Pappas
Co-Founder & CEO, Green Evolution; Board of Directors and Greece Country Representative, GSTC

Javiera Montes
Undersecretary of Tourism

Jillian Blackbeard
Executive Marketing Manager, Botswana Tourism Organisation

Jim Sano
Vice President for Travel, Tourism and Conservation, WWF

Dr. Jonathon Day
Associate Professor, School of Hospitality and Tourism Management, Purdue University; Communications Working Group Chair, GSTC

Jonathan Tourtellot
Founder and former Director, National Geographic Center for Sustainable Destinations; CEO, Destination Stewardship Center

Jorge Moller
Director, Regenera ONG; Board of Directors and Chile Country Representative, GSTC

Juan Ignacio Marambio Morel
Co-founder & CEO, Travolution

Juan Luis Crespo
CEO, Smartrip

Kathleen Pessolano
Destination Program Director, GSTC

Karina Acevedo
Intendenta de Aysén Región

Leonardo Yañez
Director, Corporación Nacional Forestal (CONAF)

Lonneke de Kort
Lonneke de Kort CEO, Bookdifferent

Luigi Cabrini
Chairman, GSTC; Advisor on Sustainability to Secretary-General, UNWTO

 

Manuel Jose Perrot
Head of Sustainability, Servicio Nacional de Turismo (Sernatur)

Manuel Maribur
President, National Association of Indigenous Tourism

Marcela Cabezas
National Director of Tourism of Chile

 

Militza Aguirre
CEO, Transforma Turismo Program

Natalia Naranjo
Leader, Comunitur; Colombia & Ecuador Country Representative, GSTC

 

Peter Muck
Senior Advisor in Climate Change Adaptation, Chilean Ministry of Environment

Raffaele Di Biase
Founder, BirdsChile

Randy Durband
CEO, GSTC

Rodrigo Cabrera Nieri
Peru Representative, TourCert; Director, KmCero

Saul Blanco
Sustainable Tourism Specialist – Quality Assurance, Rainforest Alliance

Rosa Harris
Director of Tourism, Cayman Islands

Susana Figueroa
Seremi Medio Ambiente, Red de Parques de la Patagonia

Tammy Coe
Quality Assurance Manager, Rainforest Alliance

Tomás Sánchez
Executive Director, TKO

Dr. Trace Gale
Regional Director, Centro de Investigación en Ecosistemas de la Patagonia (CIEP)

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