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28 06, 2017

GSTC Training: Sustainable Tourism Training in Taiwan

2017-06-28T13:31:42+00:00 June 28th, 2017|

The GSTC Training Partner Globe Ecotourism Training Centre offered from 16-18 June 2017, a 3-day training class of the GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training Program (STTP) in New Taipei City, Taiwan. Supported by GSTC members, Northeast and Yilan Coast National Scenic Area Administration (Taiwan Tourism Bureau, the Ministry of Transportation and Communications) and Sustainable Travel Taiwan, the [...]

12 05, 2017

GSTC Training: Sustainable Tourism Training in Washington DC, USA

2017-07-02T09:42:12+00:00 May 12th, 2017|

The GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training Program (STTP) offered from 11-12 May 2017, a 2-day intensive and interactive training class for an international group of tourism industry professionals from the United States, Canada, Germany, the Philippines and Turkey. The training class was led by Kathleen Pessolano, GSTC Trainer and Destination Program Director, and was hosted in [...]

24 04, 2017

GSTC Training: Sustainable Tourism Training in Athens, Greece

2017-07-02T09:42:05+00:00 April 24th, 2017|

Green Evolution SA, GSTC Member and Training Partner, organized from 21-23 April 2017 a training class of the GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training Program (STTP) in Athens, Greece. Led by Dr. Ioannis Pappas (CEO and Co-Founder of Green Evolution, GSTC Board Member), the training class was attended by 14 tourism industry professionals from across Greece, as [...]

10 04, 2017

GSTC Training: Seychelles Sustainable Tourism Foundation Develops Destination Action Plan

2017-07-02T11:12:18+00:00 April 10th, 2017|

The Seychelles Sustainable Tourism Foundation (SSTF) organized a half-day GSTC training (Cerf Island, Seychelles, April 1st, 2017) for its board members and partners to familiarize them with the criteria and discuss their implications for the Seychelles. One of the main aims of the SSTF is to work towards a GSTC destination certification of the Seychelles [...]

5 03, 2017

GSTC Training of Control Union Auditors

2017-07-02T09:15:43+00:00 March 5th, 2017|

February-March 2017, Bangkok, Thailand, and Dalfsen, The Netherlands - The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) had conducted a training to Control Union (CU) auditors. This is to ensure CU's auditors obtain the required knowledge of the tourism sector in general and the GSTC Criteria and indicators in particular. The training sessions took place in Bangkok, [...]

28 01, 2017

GSTC Trains Lao PDR Tourism Professionals and Officials

2017-07-02T09:43:18+00:00 January 28th, 2017|

January 2017, Vientiane, Lao PDR – The GSTC has successfully conducted a sustainable tourism training class in Vientiane, Lao PDR (January, 11-13, 2017), organized in partnership with and with the support of the Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism (MICT) of Lao PDR and GIZ (German Corporation for International Cooperation). The training class was attended [...]

5 01, 2017

March 17-19, 2017 – GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training, Kowloon, Hong Kong

2017-06-28T13:50:23+00:00 January 5th, 2017|

By following the GSTC Industry and Destination Criteria as the framework, the 3-day training (17-19 March 2017) covers key topics such as sustainable tourism standards and certification, tourism’s roles in the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and best practices in destination management, both from the policy and development perspectives. This training class is part of [...]

21 12, 2016

May 11-12, 2017 – GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training, Washington DC, USA

2017-06-28T13:50:23+00:00 December 21st, 2016|

The two-day intensive training class (May 11-12, 2017, Washington, DC) of the GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training Program (STTP) is designed for tourism industry professionals interested in improving their sustainability skills and learning from best practices in sustainable tourism businesses and destinations. The training covers key topics such as tourism as a tool for sustainable development [...]

16 11, 2016

GSTC Announces Online Training Courses for a New Certificate in Sustainable Tourism

2017-07-02T09:38:44+00:00 November 16th, 2016|

The GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training Program expands its offers of online, onsite and custom training options for businesses and destinations. November 17, 2016 – The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC), the leading global authority on quality sustainability standards for travel and tourism, offers through its Sustainable Tourism Training Program (STTP) practical insights and expert guidance [...]

16 11, 2016

June 19-July 14, 2017 – GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training Online Class (2017 Q3)

2017-08-09T04:18:18+00:00 November 16th, 2016|

The GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training Program (STTP) offers practical insights and effective steps to help you improve your sustainability practices, and an opportunity to earn GSTC Certificate in Sustainable Tourism. The facilitated online training class of the STTP offers a convenient way to improve your sustainability skills in a flexible online learning environment, while at [...]

16 11, 2016

April 3-28, 2017 – GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training Online Class (2017 Q2)

2017-06-28T13:50:23+00:00 November 16th, 2016|

The GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training Program (STTP) offers practical insights and effective steps to help you improve your sustainability practices, and an opportunity to earn GSTC Certificate in Sustainable Tourism. The facilitated online training class of the STTP offers a convenient way to improve your sustainability skills in a flexible online learning environment, while at [...]

8 11, 2016

November 18-19, 2016 – GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training, Changnyeong, South Korea

2017-06-28T13:50:23+00:00 November 8th, 2016|

In partnership with the Ministry of Environment of South Korea, the GSTC offers an STTP training class (November 18-19, 2016) for representatives of ecotourism destinations from around the country. The training is held at Upo Wetland Ecovillage, Changnyeong County, Gyeongnama Province, Korea, and is open only to invited participants representing select destinations. Trainer: Dr. Mihee [...]

21 10, 2016

February 13-15, 2017 – GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training, Bangkok, Thailand

2017-06-28T13:50:23+00:00 October 21st, 2016|

The three-day intensive and interactive training program (13-15 Feb 2017, Bangkok, Thailand) is designed for travel and tourism industry professionals interested in learning about sustainability best practices for businesses and destinations. The training covers tourism as a tool for sustainable development, sustainability best practices and the GSTC Criteria, the world’s leading standard for tourism sustainability, [...]

31 08, 2016

February 4-5, 2017 – GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training, Akita, Japan

2017-06-28T13:50:23+00:00 August 31st, 2016|

The Asian Ecotourism Network (AEN), a GSTC Training Partner, in collaboration with Ecotourism Japan, will be organizing a GSTC training class from 4-5 February 2017, in conjunction with the 3rd Sustainable Tourism Forum in Senboku City, Akita, Japan (6-7 February 2017). Following the Forum, GSTC training participants will participate in a local excursion, which highlights [...]

20 04, 2016

June 15-17, 2016: GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training, Athens, Greece

2017-06-28T13:50:23+00:00 April 20th, 2016|

The three-day intensive and interactive training program (June 15-17, 2016, Athens, Greece) is designed for tourism industry professionals seeking to increase knowledge of sustainable tourism and those working to improve sustainability practices of travel and tourism businesses or destinations. The training covers sustainability best practices by hotels, tour operators and destinations, and offers valuable insights [...]

30 01, 2016

May 4-6, 2016: GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training, Washington, DC, U.S.A.

2017-06-28T13:50:23+00:00 January 30th, 2016|

The three-day intensive and interactive training program (May 4-6, 2016, Washington, DC) is designed for those interested in learning about sustainability of travel and tourism businesses and destinations. The training covers tourism as a tool for sustainable development, sustainability best practices and the GSTC Criteria–the world’s leading standard for tourism sustainability, and sustainability marketing for [...]

30 01, 2016

April 1-3, 2016: GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training, Cape Town, South Africa

2017-06-28T13:50:24+00:00 January 30th, 2016|

The three-day intensive and interactive training program (April 1-3, 2016, Cape Town, South Africa) was designed to benefit tourism industry practitioners including hotels, operators, tourism destinations, and professionals involved in sustainability standards for travel and tourism. The training was led by Anna Spenceley, and covered global trends in sustainable tourism, sustainability best practices and the [...]

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