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3 06, 2022

Training Report: GSTC Sustainable Tourism Course on Vancouver Island, BC, Canada

2022-06-23T01:15:07+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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

5 12, 2019

GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training, Terceira Island, Azores, Portugal

2021-10-09T06:31:22+08:00December 5th, 2019|

The 2-day Sustainable Tourism Training was held at Terceira Mar Hotel, Terceira Island, Azores, Portugal from December 3-4, 2019. The training included classroom sessions with trainer presentations, group discussions and interactive activities. About the Training The 2-day training class is designed for travel and tourism industry professionals interested in learning about sustainability [...]

10 08, 2019

Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) Awards Hotels through the National Sustainable Tourism Certification (NSTC)

2019-08-29T20:29:08+08:00August 10th, 2019|

Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) initiated the National Sustainable Tourism Certification (NSTC) as the first step towards making Sri Lanka's tourism industry sustainable with the technical and financial assistance from UNDP Biodiversity Finance Initiative (BIOFIN). As part of the process, hotels were awarded for their sustainable practices on 5th August 2019 at Ape Game, [...]

28 02, 2019

GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training, Chiang Mai, Thailand

2021-10-02T05:06:53+08:00February 28th, 2019|

*GSTC Conference in Chiang Mai: Following the training class, the GSTC organized the GSTC Asia-Pacific Conference (Feb 27 - Mar 2, 2019). About the Training The two-day intensive and interactive sustainable tourism training program took place in Chiang Mai, Thailand, from February 26-27, 2019. The training covered tourism as [...]

18 02, 2019

GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training in Bergen, Norway, Feb 14-15, 2019

2021-08-31T04:12:15+08:00February 18th, 2019|

From Words to Actions From February 14-15, 2019, the GSTC, in partnership with NCE (Norwegian Centres of Expertise) Tourism Fjord Norway offered a training class for tourism industry stakeholders from the Fjord Norway region. The training class, led by Ayako Ezaki (GSTC Training Director) and Nicola Koschel (GSTC Trainer, Sustainable Tourism Consultant), covered sustainability [...]

22 01, 2019

GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training Offered in Sweden

2022-02-24T17:18:41+08:00January 22nd, 2019|

Sustainable Tourism Training, Stockholm, Sweden From January 18-20, 2019, a 3-day training class of the GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training Program (STTP) was offered in Stockholm, Sweden. The training was attended by 18 participants from the ecotourism program at Österlens Folkhögskola, an adult education institution in Tomelilla, Sweden. The training was led by GSTC Trainer [...]

4 11, 2018

GSTC Training in Sanur, Bali, Indonesia with MarkPlus Center for Tourism and Hospitality

2018-11-28T20:57:46+08:00November 4th, 2018|

The GSTC has partnered with the MarkPlus Center for Tourism & Hospitality to deliver a 3-day training class of the GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training Program (STTP), from 29-31 October 2018, in Sanur, Bali, Indonesia (co-hosted by Griya Santrian Hotel). Led by GSTC Trainer and Asia Pacific Program Director Dr. Mihee Kang, the training class [...]

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