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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 [...]

29 06, 2021

First GSTC Sustainable Business Travel Course Concluded

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

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|Tags: |

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

2021-08-31T07:09:21+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

2021-08-31T07:15:20+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

2021-08-31T04:07:05+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 training program took place in Chiang Mai, Thailand, from February 26-27, 2019. The training covered tourism as a tool [...]

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

2021-03-19T10:46:51+08:00January 22nd, 2019|Tags: |

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 [...]

30 10, 2018

GSTC Training in Vail, CO, USA with Walking Mountains Science Center

2018-11-28T20:58:48+08:00October 30th, 2018|

The GSTC Training Partner Walking Mountains Science Center delivered a 2-day training class of the GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training Program (STTP) from October 25-26, 2018, led by Dr. Kim Langmaid, GSTC Trainer and the Founder of the Walking Mountains Science Center. The training class was attended by local and regional tourism industry stakeholders, representing [...]

10 04, 2018

GSTC Training Report: Sustainable Tourism Training in Bangkok, Thailand, March 2018

2020-09-01T13:49:09+08:00April 10th, 2018|

The GSTC, in partnership with the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), offered a 3-day intensive and interactive training program from 26-28 March 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand. The training was attended by 30 industry professionals from Thailand and Southeast Asia (Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Myanmar, Indonesia) and beyond. Based on the GSTC Criteria, the global baseline [...]

4 04, 2018

GSTC Training Report: Sustainable Tourism Training by the Botswana Tourism Organization

2020-09-01T13:47:07+08:00April 4th, 2018|

From 19-23 March 2018, GSTC Training Partner Botswana Tourism Organization (BTO) conducted a training class of the GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training Program (STTP), engaging 17 participants representing various units of BTO, including Ecotoursim Officers (Quality Services Department), Environment & Safety Officer (Environment & Eco-certification Division) and Grading Officers (Grading Division). The training class was [...]

20 12, 2017

GSTC Works with Vireo Srl on Sustainable Tourism Auditor Training

2018-01-15T21:24:23+08:00December 20th, 2017|

GSTC Technical Director Andrés Fellenberg (second from left) and Vireo Srl auditors GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training for Auditors The GSTC has delivered a 2-part auditor training program for Vireo Srl, a certification body based in Italy specialized in environmental and sustainability certification schemes. The training consisted of (1) online interactive sessions covering key sustainable tourism [...]

20 11, 2017

Sustainable Tourism Training, Bangkok, Thailand, March 26-28, 2018

2018-04-17T17:00:11+08:00November 20th, 2017|

What: 3-Day Sustainable Tourism Training by the GSTC - Bangkok, Thailand When: March 26th - 28th, 2018 Training Venue: March 26-27: Holiday Inn Bangkok Silom (981 Silom Road, Bangrak, Bangkok 10500, Thailand) March 28: Chatrium Hotel Riverside Bangkok (28 Charoenkrung Soi 70, Bangkholame, Bangkok 10120, Thailand) *The third day will be a hands-on onsite sustainability [...]

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