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24 09, 2021

GSTC STTP and MOU with Jeollabuk-do Ecotourism Sustainable Center

2021-09-24T12:38:27+08:00September 24th, 2021|Tags: , , |

GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training and MOU with Jeollabuk-do Ecotourism Sustainable Center On September 2nd and 3rd, 2021, GSTC held a Sustainable Tourism course in Gochang County, Jeollabuk Province, South Korea, as part of the GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training Program (STTP) Jeollabuk-do Ecotourism Sustainable Center (JBESC), an NGO member of the GSTC, hosted the two-day [...]

8 10, 2020

The Greening of Gritty Ulsan

2021-08-08T02:28:15+08:00October 8th, 2020|Tags: , , |

Destination Stewardship Report – Autumn 2020 (Volume 1, Issue 2) This post is from the Destination Stewardship Report (Autumn 2020, Volume 1, Issue 2), an e-quarterly publication that provides practical information and insights useful to anyone whose work or interests involve improving destination stewardship in a post-pandemic world. Ulsan, industrial powerhouse of South Korea, [...]

18 10, 2016

GSTC Destination Assessment of Hwaseong Fortress, Suwon, South Korea

2020-09-22T13:04:33+08:00October 18th, 2016|Tags: , , , , |

Overview of Hwaseong Fortress, Suwon City Panoramic views from Hwaseong Fortress Suwon City is known for its Hwaseong Fortress. It was constructed at the end of the 18th Century and was the largest urban planning project after Hanseong (Seoul). It boasts a 5.7 kilometer-long castle wall with elaborate urban infrastructure and annexes. [...]

17 10, 2016

Global Sustainable Tourism Conference 2016 Concluded in Success

2021-10-02T05:13:21+08:00October 17th, 2016|Tags: , , |

October 2016, Suwon, Republic of Korea – The Global Sustainable Tourism Conference 2016 in Suwon, Republic of Korea, took place on 5-8 October 2016, with 400 participants coming from more than 20 countries in Asia-Pacific, Europe, Africa, and North America. This includes many GSTC members and the GSTC Board members. The conference brought direct [...]

28 09, 2015

GSTC at AFoCo Forest Week – South Korea (October 2015)

2020-09-06T15:58:48+08:00September 28th, 2015|Tags: |

The ASEAN-ROK Forest Cooperation (AFoCo) held a week-long event under the theme of “Mobilizing People and Forest Together for Greener Asia” in accordance with AFoCo’s objectives to facilitate forest cooperation, undertake projects and translate sound forest policies and proven technologies into action with a mission to rehabilitate degraded forest land [...]