GSTC Sustainable Business Travel Course Exam and Certificate

One of the key benefits of participating in a GSTC training class is the opportunity to take the official GSTC Sustainable Business Travel Course Exam, and upon successful completion, receive a Professional Certificate in Sustainable Business Travel by the GSTC to demonstrate your personal knowledge of sustainable business travel best practices.

* note that this is a professional certificate for individuals and it is not related or equivalent to a certification of a business or a destination by a GSTC-Accredited certification body.

GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training Program (STTP)

Sustainability is imperative for all tourism stakeholders and must translate from words to actions. The GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training Program (STTP) offers practical insights and expert guidance to assist tourism destinations and businesses implement effective steps and achieve tangible performance goals. The GSTC Sustainable Business Travel course uses the GSTC Criteria, the global standards for sustainability in travel and tourism, as a reference point during the course, and incorporates best practice presentations, case studies, and in-depth advice and consultation on how to implement sustainability practices in business travel.

Global Authority on Sustainability in Travel & Tourism

The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) was established by UN agencies together with NGOs and the private sector to act as an independent organization. It is now playing a critical role as the leading global authority in providing guidance for the development and management of sustainability practices in travel and tourism. Based on the GSTC’s extensive knowledge base, the STTP offers both global and regional perspectives relevant to tourism industry stakeholders at various stages of sustainability adoption and development.

STTP Exam: Demonstrate Your Sustainable Tourism Knowledge

All training participants who the 4-week online GSTC Sustainable Business Travel training class will have the opportunity to take the official Sustainable Business Travel Exam, which is offered in an online and open-book format.

The exam is designed to evaluate the training participant’s awareness and knowledge of the content covered in the GSTC Sustainable Business Travel course, and relevant examples and approaches to implementing sustainability policies and practices in business travel.

GSTC Professional Certificate in Sustainable Tourism

Those who achieve a 75% pass mark on the Sustainable Tourism Course Exam will receive a GSTC Professional Certificate in Sustainable Tourism.

This certificate is specific to the STTP, and is for individuals who have demonstrated the required level of knowledge. The certificate, therefore, may not be promoted in a way that associates the individual training participant’s achievement with their business or organization. The certificate is not equivalent to or in any way related to a business or a destination becoming certified by a GSTC-Accredited certifying body.