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18 07, 2024

Cook Islands joins GSTC

2024-07-18T15:23:47+08:00July 18th, 2024|

Cook Islands has joined as a member of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC). Located in the heart of the Pacific, halfway between Hawaii and New Zealand, the Cook Islands consist of 15 islands known for their pleasant climate, opportunities for adventure, and relaxing atmosphere. The Cook Islands Tourism Corporation (CIT) is a government [...]

10 07, 2024

Icelandic Tourist Board joins GSTC

2024-07-10T15:14:20+08:00July 10th, 2024|

Icelandic Tourist Board has joined as a member of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC). The Icelandic Tourist Board (ITB) is an independent authority under Iceland’s Ministry of Culture and Business Affairs. Its activities are regulated through the Act on the Icelandic Tourist Board and the Act on Package Travel and Linked Travel Arrangements. [...]

4 07, 2024

Korea Tourism Organization Joins GSTC

2024-07-04T14:29:39+08:00July 4th, 2024|

Korea Tourism Organization has joined as a member of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC). The Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) contributes to national economic development and public welfare through tourism promotion, tourism resource development, tourism industry-related R&D, and projects to nurture and train tourism professionals. Sustainability in Korea  KTO’s strategic directions aim to improve [...]

26 06, 2024

B&B HOTELS Joins GSTC

2024-06-26T17:53:00+08:00June 26th, 2024|

B&B HOTELS has joined as a member of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC). Founded in Brest in 1990, B&B HOTELS is one of the most important economic hotel groups in Europe. It has a network with more than 770 hotels in 17 countries, in Europe, Brazil, and the U.S. Present in large capital [...]

24 05, 2024

Valamar Riviera Joins GSTC

2024-05-24T23:13:55+08:00May 24th, 2024|

Valamar Riviera has joined as a Member of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) For more than six decades, Valamar Riviera has been providing tourist experiences, services, and offers in destinations along the Adriatic coast — Istria, the islands of Krk, Rab and Hvar, Makarska, Dubrovnik, and Obertauern, Austria — through a diverse portfolio [...]

22 05, 2024

Colombia joins GSTC

2024-05-22T20:37:27+08:00May 22nd, 2024|

The Colombian Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism has joined as a Member of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC)  Colombia is celebrated for its vibrant cultural mosaic and varied geography, stretching from the Caribbean and Pacific coastlines to the impressive Andes Mountains. Colombia is listed as one of the world's “megadiverse” countries, hosting [...]

20 05, 2024

GSTC was present at Fiji’s Tourism Super Week

2024-05-20T17:25:43+08:00May 20th, 2024|

Fiji’s Tourism Super Week, held from April 30th to May 3rd, brought together industry leaders, local businesses, and international experts to discuss and promote sustainable tourism. Hosted by Tourism Fiji, the event featured a series of workshops, panel discussions, and networking opportunities designed to provide participants with new insights and knowledge in the tourism [...]

20 05, 2024

GSTC Japan Members Meeting concluded successfully

2024-05-20T17:14:54+08:00May 20th, 2024|

The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) held a workshop for its Japanese members in Tokyo on May 13th, 2024. The event, organized in collaboration with JTB Corp, took place at the JTB Tennozu Head Office Building. The workshop provided a platform for GSTC Japan Members to engage in interactive sessions, discussions, and presentations focusing [...]

16 05, 2024

Destination DC joins GSTC

2024-05-16T16:39:40+08:00May 16th, 2024|

Destination DC has joined as a Member of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) Destination DC (DDC) is the official destination marketing organization for the United States of America's nation’s capital. It is a private, non-profit membership organization committed to marketing the area as a global convention, tourism, and events destination, with a special [...]

15 05, 2024

Pan Pacific Hotels Group joins GSTC

2024-05-15T17:58:54+08:00May 15th, 2024|

Pan Pacific Hotels Group has joined as a Member of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) Pan Pacific Hotels Group is a global hospitality company with over 50 hotels, resorts, and serviced suites under three brands: Pan Pacific, PARKROYAL COLLECTION, and PARKROYAL, in more than 30 cities across Asia Pacific, North America, and Europe. [...]

3 05, 2024

Zanzibar joins GSTC

2024-05-03T11:39:16+08:00May 3rd, 2024|

The Ministry of Tourism and Heritage of Zanzibar has joined as a Member of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) Zanzibar is a Tanzanian archipelago off the coast of East Africa. On its main island, Unguja, familiarly called Zanzibar, is Stone Town, a UNESCO World Heritage site, renowned for its labyrinthine alleys, vibrant markets, [...]

29 04, 2024

Azerbaijan joins and signs MOU with GSTC

2024-04-29T03:21:50+08:00April 29th, 2024|

The State Tourism Agency of the Republic of Azerbaijan has joined as a Member of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC)  Azerbaijan Tourism Board signs MOU at GSTC2024 Sweden with GSTC. Azerbaijan is known for its rich cultural tapestry and diverse landscapes, ranging from the Caspian Sea's coastline to the towering Caucasus Mountains. Its [...]

17 04, 2024

Tokyo Convention & Visitors Bureau Joins GSTC

2024-04-17T15:56:17+08:00April 17th, 2024|

Tokyo Convention & Visitors Bureau has joined as a member of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC). The Tokyo Convention & Visitors Bureau (TCVB) is the official destination marketing and management organization for Tokyo. Its goal is to build economic prosperity and support community development through tourism. The bureau markets the city and communicates Tokyo's [...]

8 04, 2024

Dossen Group Joins GSTC

2024-04-08T15:30:21+08:00April 8th, 2024|

Dossen Group has joined as a member of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC). Dossen International Group is one of China’s leading hospitality management companies. It is the first local Chinese hotel group to join GSTC as a member. Founded in 2006, Dossen International is governed by the corporate values of customer-oriented, result-oriented, passion [...]

4 04, 2024

Oy Aurinkomatkat Suntours Joins GSTC

2024-04-04T16:56:56+08:00April 4th, 2024|

Oy Aurinkomatkat Suntours has joined as a member of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC). Aurinkomatkat is Finland’s biggest tour operator that provides solutions for Finnish leisure travelers’ needs since 1963. Aurinkomatkat offers traditional package beach holidays and city breaks to various destinations worldwide, including different travel-related ancillaries such as excursions and activities, and [...]

26 02, 2024

Uganda Tourism Board joins GSTC

2024-02-26T19:06:26+08:00February 26th, 2024|

Uganda Tourism Board has joined as a Member of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) Uganda is a landlocked country in East Africa known for its diverse geography and cultural variety. The country's landscape ranges from the snow-capped Rwenzori Mountains to the extensive Lake Victoria, the largest lake on the continent. The capital, Kampala, [...]

16 02, 2024

Destination Assessment of The Islands of Tahiti, French Polynesia

2024-03-12T23:10:28+08:00February 16th, 2024|

The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) conducted a Destination Assessment of The Islands of Tahiti, French Polynesia, from August to December 2023. The Destination Assessment was led by Dr. Mihee Kang, GSTC Global Assurance Director, with the full support of Tahiti Tourisme.  The Islands of Tahiti (also known as French Polynesia), situated in the [...]

2 02, 2024

Destination Re-Assessment of Dubrovnik, Croatia

2024-02-02T15:58:13+08:00February 2nd, 2024|

The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) conducted a Destination Re-Assessment of Dubrovnik, Croatia from February to April 2023. The Destination Re-Assessment was led by Dr. Ioannis Pappas, GSTC Director Mediterranean Region and commissioned by the Dubrovnik Municipality, with the support of its Tourism Board.  GSTC conducted Dubrovnik’s first Destination Assessment four years ago in [...]

31 01, 2024

Nippon Travel Agency Joins GSTC

2024-01-31T14:14:16+08:00January 31st, 2024|

Nippon Travel Agency (NTA), founded in 1905, by Shinsuke Minami, holds the distinguished title of being Japan's oldest travel agency. With over a century of expertise, NTA has consistently dedicated itself to crafting exceptional travel experiences.  The West Japan Railway Company (JR West), serving as the parent company of NTA, fortifies NTA's capabilities, empowering [...]

16 01, 2024

German National Tourist Board joins GSTC

2024-01-16T14:55:21+08:00January 16th, 2024|

German National Tourist Board has joined as a Member of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) The German National Tourist Board (GNTB) works on behalf of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action to represent Germany as a tourist destination. Working closely with the German travel industry and private-sector partners and trade [...]

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