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16 11, 2022

Training Report: GSTC Sustainable Tourism Course in Albania

2022-11-16T07:17:20+08:00November 16th, 2022|

Albania is taking steps towards adopting international standards of sustainable tourism. The GSTC Sustainable Tourism course took place for the first time in Albania from November 8th-9th at Hotel Maritim Plaza in Tirana, the capital and largest city of Albania. The course was organized and supported by RisiAlbania & HELVETAS with the support of [...]

14 10, 2022

GSTC STTP integrated into university certificate course

2022-10-14T04:28:24+08:00October 14th, 2022|

Certificate in Sustainable Tourism Destination Management – University of Colombo includes GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training Program (STTP) The GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training Program (STTP) was integrated into a formal university certificate course for the first time. The University of Colombo offers a Certificate Course in Sustainable Tourism Destination Management. It is an interdisciplinary program [...]

2 07, 2022

Training Report: GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training for Singapore Tourism Board

2022-07-14T06:24:08+08:00July 2nd, 2022|

GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training for Singapore Tourism Board (STB) The GSTC delivered a 3-day in-person training for Singapore Tourism Board (STB) from June 29th to July 1st, 2022. The training was led by Dr. Mihee Kang, GSTC Director for Asia-Pacific, and Randy Durband, GSTC CEO. A total of 25 staff members participated in the training. [...]

3 06, 2022

GSTC Sustainable Tourism Course Conducted in Vancouver Island, BC, Canada

2022-07-03T08:08:02+08:00June 3rd, 2022|

GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training: May 30 - June 2, 2022 The GSTC delivered a 3-day in-person training on Vancouver Island, BC, Canada. Led by GSTC Trainer Angela Nagy, the training class also featured expert contributors, including Rebecca Mackenzie (Culinary Tourism Alliance), John Winter (Harbour Air) and Dave Bodaly (Petroglyph Development Group). The audience was [...]

2 06, 2022

Training Report: GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training for DASTA

2022-06-24T05:39:38+08:00June 2nd, 2022|

GSTC Sustainable Tourism Refresher Class (May 26-27) and Training (May 30 - June 2, 2022) for DASTA The GSTC delivered a 2-day refresher class and 3-day in-person training for Designated Areas for Sustainable Tourism Administration (DASTA) at the Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel & Towers, Bangkok, Thailand. The training was led by Dr. Mihee Kang, [...]

31 01, 2022

Training Report: GSTC Sustainable Tourism Course in Awaji, Japan

2022-02-03T01:59:26+08:00January 31st, 2022|

GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training: January 24-26, 2022 This week, the GSTC delivered a 3-day in-person training in Awaji Island, Hyogo, Japan, engaging tourism industry professionals representing various sectors including travel agencies, local and regional government bodies, tour guides, media, tour operators, and educators. Led by GSTC Trainer Masaru Takayama (Founder, Asian Ecotourism Network; Owner, [...]

8 01, 2022

Informe del Curso: Capacitación en Turismo Sostenible en Español

2022-02-08T20:57:12+08:00January 8th, 2022|

El 2020 el GSTC dio inicio al programa de capacitaciones en turismo sostenible en idioma español, replicando el exitoso programa de entrenamiento Sustainable Tourism Course que se dicta hace años en inglés. Esto abrió nuevas oportunidades de perfeccionamiento a las y los profesionales de la industria turística para capacitarse en un idioma distinto al [...]

1 01, 2022

Training Report: GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training in Japan

2022-07-06T01:32:24+08:00January 1st, 2022|

Japan Tourism Agency (JTA) Offers GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training for Local Destinations Through Japan Tourism Agency (JTA), the GSTC provided sustainable tourism training for destination representatives and other industry stakeholders from the following 15 destinations in 2021: 小樽市 Otaru City, Hokkaido 普代村 Fudai Village, Iwate 東松島市 Higashimatsushima City, Miyagi 佐渡市 Sado City, Niigata 那須塩原市 [...]

20 11, 2021

Sustainable Tourism Training for Laos Destination Leadership

2021-12-23T01:22:14+08:00November 20th, 2021|

Top: Dr. Mihee Kang, GSTC director for Asia-Pacific, H.E Mr. Ounethouang Khaophanh, Deputy Minister of MICT Bottom: Mr. Randy Durband, GSTC CEO On November 19, 2022, the GSTC successfully conducted virtual sustainable tourism training for Laos' tourism management leaders. The 1-day event was organized in partnership with the Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism (MICT) of [...]

24 09, 2021

GSTC STTP and MOU with Jeollabuk-do Ecotourism Sustainable Center

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

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 [...]

29 06, 2021

First GSTC Sustainable Business Travel Course Concluded

2021-06-29T22:06:29+08:00June 29th, 2021|

The First GSTC Sustainable Business Travel Course Successfully Concluded in June 2021 June 2021 - The first GSTC Sustainable Business Travel Course was conducted during May 6 - June 4, 2021, and successfully concluded after four inspiring weeks of talks, lessons, discussions, ideas, examples and tips on effective management of sustainable business travel. The 4-week [...]

15 06, 2021

GSTC Sustainable Hotel Course Facilitates Knowledge Sharing and Networking

2021-07-20T17:18:35+08:00June 15th, 2021|

Sustainability Best Practices for Hotels Launched in May 2021, the GSTC Sustainable Hotel Course is designed for hospitality and accommodation professionals, and provides practical insights into sustainability practices for hotels. Delivered as a 2-week-long facilitated and interactive online course, the GSTC Sustainable Hotels Course features expert presentations, useful resources, and real-life industry examples and [...]

1 05, 2021

Sustainable Tourism Online Course – GSTC Training (June 30 – July 29, 2022)

2022-09-06T15:20:36+08:00May 1st, 2021|

Schedule | Testimonials | Certificate | Trainer & Presenters | Registration Info | Discounts Sustainable Tourism Online Course for Industry Professionals The GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training Program (STTP) provides the knowledge and tools needed to help improve sustainability practices in travel and tourism. The training covers the GSTC Criteria, [...]

29 04, 2021

Sustainable Tourism Online Course – GSTC Training (September 15 – October 14, 2022)

2022-10-18T17:57:18+08:00April 29th, 2021|

Schedule | Testimonials | Certificate | Trainer & Presenters | Registration Info | Discounts Sustainable Tourism Online Course for Industry Professionals The GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training Program (STTP) provides the knowledge and tools needed to help improve sustainability practices in travel and tourism. The training covers the GSTC Criteria, [...]

10 11, 2020

GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training for the Japan Tourism Agency (JTA)

2021-02-09T08:19:19+08:00November 10th, 2020|

In September and October 2020, the GSTC, in partnership with the Japan Tourism Agency (JTA) offered professional training sessions of the GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training Program (STTP) in five regional destinations: 三浦半島 Miura, Kanagawa 京都 Kyoto ニセコ Niseko, Hokkaido 沖縄 Okinawa 白川村 Shirakawa, Gifu These destinations are part of the JTA's ongoing efforts to implement the Japan Sustainable Tourism [...]

10 08, 2020

GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training for the Cayman Islands Department of Tourism

2020-08-31T22:31:22+08:00August 10th, 2020|

GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training for the Cayman Islands The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC), in partnership with the Cayman Islands Department of Tourism (CIDT), organized a custom online training course for 20 CIDT representatives from across the organization, including a wide range of sections and departments - from customer service, to promotion, to [...]

22 06, 2020

GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training for the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation

2020-08-03T19:29:24+08:00June 22nd, 2020|

GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training for the Bahamas The GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training Program (STTP) delivered, in partnership with the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and Aviation, a 2-week online course on the GSTC Criteria. The course was attended by tourism industry stakeholders from both the public and private sectors, representing destinations including: Nassau, [...]

15 06, 2020

Sustainable Tourism Training by GSTC and USAID SCHEP Jordan

2021-09-21T06:18:12+08:00June 15th, 2020|

GSTC Training for Tourism Stakeholders in JordanFrom June 1 - 12, 2020, the GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training Program (STTP) delivered a 2-week online course on the GSTC Criteria, through a partnership with the USAID Sustainable Cultural Heritage Through Engagement of Local Communities Project (SCHEP). Following its success, a second 2-week online course was [...]

5 06, 2020

GSTC Training for Destination and Industry Stakeholders in Norway

2020-08-03T19:29:14+08:00June 5th, 2020|

Promoting Sustainability Skills for More Sustainable Destinations In May - June 2020, the GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training Program (STTP) hosted a custom 4-week course for destination and industry stakeholders from across Norway, in partnership with Innovation Norway. The course participants, from over 40 destinations across Norway, are part of Innovation Norway's Sustainable [...]

31 01, 2020

GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training in Sanur, Bali, Indonesia

2021-10-15T06:15:57+08:00January 31st, 2020|

The 3-day Sustainable Tourism Training was held at Puri Santrian Beach Resort & Hotel in Sanur, Bali, Indonesia from January 28-30, 2020. The first 2 days consisted of classroom sessions with trainer presentations, group discussions and interactive activities. On the third day, participants enjoyed a field session visiting local organizations and sites to learn [...]

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