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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

2020-06-23T15:01:04+08:00June 15th, 2020|

First GSTC Training for Tourism Stakeholders in Jordan From 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). The course was joined by 25 [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

18 02, 2019

GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training in Bergen, Norway, Feb 14-16, 2019

2019-02-18T22:39:52+08:00February 18th, 2019|

From Words to Actions From 14-15 February 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

2019-01-29T07:02:03+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 [...]

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 [...]

10 11, 2017

Sustainable Tourism Online Course – GSTC Training 2018 Q2

2018-04-17T17:03:18+08:00November 10th, 2017|

What: 4-week sustainable tourism online course by the GSTC When: April 2-27, 2018 Where: Online Language: English Partners: TrainingAid, EarthCheck Registration Rate: US$ 495 per person (Regular) / US$ 445 per person (GSTC and EarthCheck Members) *Exam fee is not included REGISTRATION FOR THIS COURSE IS NOW CLOSED Please see upcoming online courses   About [...]

7 11, 2017

Sustainable Tourism Training, Washington DC, June 13-14, 2018

2018-07-03T19:11:13+08:00November 7th, 2017|

What: 2-day sustainable tourism training by the GSTC When: June 13-14, 2018 Where: 1250 24th St NW, Washington, DC 20037, USA Language: English Fees: Regular- US$425, GSTC Member- US$385. Group discounts available for groups of 5 and more (learn more about registration rates) This 2-day training class is offered in partnership with the World Wildlife [...]

5 11, 2017

Sustainable Tourism Online Course – GSTC Training 2018 Q3

2018-10-15T15:58:11+08:00November 5th, 2017|

What: 4-week sustainable tourism online course by the GSTC When: July 2-27, 2018* Where: Online Language: English SOLD OUT This course is now sold out. If you would like to be added to the wait list, please contact training@gstcouncil.org (Subject: "GSTC online course 2018Q3"). The next course (2018Q4) is scheduled for Oct 15 - Nov [...]

29 10, 2017

GSTC Training Partner ETTC Delivers Another STTP Class in Hong Kong

2018-01-09T04:49:05+08:00October 29th, 2017|

GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training in Hong Kong, 25-27 October 2017 Through our training partner, Hong Kong Ecotourism & Travels Professional Training Centre (香港生態旅遊專業培訓中心 ETTC), a 3-day training class (25-27 Oct 2017) of the GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training Program (STTP) was delivered in Hong Kong, covering best practices in implementing the GSTC Criteria for businesses and [...]

28 06, 2017

GSTC Training: Sustainable Tourism Training in Taiwan

2019-03-24T15:37:03+08:00June 28th, 2017|Tags: , , |

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, [...]

12 05, 2017

GSTC Training: Sustainable Tourism Training in Washington DC, USA

2017-07-02T09:42:12+08:00May 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 [...]

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