GSTC2019 Global Conference: “Navigating the Way Forward in Sustainable Tourism” – Speakers

The GSTC2019 Global Conference will address:

  • Smart & Sustainable Destination Management
  • Market Opportunities and Challenges for Sustainable Products
  • Is Tourism Responding to Climate Change?

* Plastic pollution in the tourism industry (panel discussion in partnership with WWF)


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SPEAKERS (more speakers to come)

Dr. Jane Ashton
Director of Sustainability, TUI Group

Anna Pollock
Founder, Conscious Travel

Rosa Harris
Director of Tourism, Cayman Islands

Dr. Xavier Font
Professor, University of Surrey

Jerry R. Spooner
Director, Vanuatu Department of Tourism

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Ingunn Sørnes
Special Adviser, Innovation Norway

Rika Jean-François
Corporate Social Responsibility Commissioner, ITB Berlin

Upali Rathnayake
Director General, Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority

Luigi Cabrini
Chairman, GSTC


Martina von Münchhausen
Tourism Expert, WWF

Rachel McCaffery
Director, Travel Without Plastic

Dan Jonasson 
Region Västerbotten Turism

Stewart Moore
CEO, EarthCheck

Nicola Koschel
GSTC Trainer and WWF Representative

Col (Ret’d) David Mifsud
Director – Quality Assurance and Industry HR, Malta Tourism Authority

Dr. Kelly Bricker
Vice-Chair, GSTC; Professor and Director at the University of Utah in Parks, Recreation, and Tourism

Jana Apih
Managing Director, GoodPlace

Albert Salman 
President, Green Destinations

Gerben Hardeman
Responsible Tourism Manager, ANVR (the Dutch Travel Trade Association)

Rob Holmes
Founder & Chief Strategist at GLP Films

Randy Durband

Ioannis Pappas

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Dr. Ioannis Pappas
Found & CEO, Green Evolution; GSTC Regional Director – Mediterranean

Christian Schröder 
Quality and Sustainability Manager, Wikinger Reisen

The Travel Foundation




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