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The Ocean Conference Side Event: EU Blue Growth Strategy, 8 June 2017
The Ocean Conference is the high-level United Nations Conference to Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14 (Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development). The Universal dimension of the SDGs provides the EU regions with the opportunity to show leadership...
Free Webinar: Sustainable Tourism Best Practices in Asia Pacific, 8 May 2017
Highlighting examples of EarthCheck certified businesses and destinations, this webinar offers insights into sustainable tourism management best practices and lessons learnt from the Asia Pacific Region. EarthCheck is a GSTC-Approved certification program offering benchmarking, certification and advisory services to travel and...
Virtual Summer School: ICTs for Sustainable Tourism, 14-25 August 2017, Hangzhou City, China
The 2017 Summer School of the UNESCO chair in ICT to develop and promote sustainable tourism in World Heritage Sites, established at USI (Università della Svizzera italiana) is offered in collaboration with Zhejiang University in Hangzhou, China.
Executive Development Institute for Tourism, Honolulu, Hawai‘i, 1-12 May 2017
The Executive Development Institute for Tourism (EDIT) at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa provides professionals from the travel and tourism industry the knowledge and skills needed to work effectively in an environment of change and innovation.
GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training, Bangkok, Thailand, 13-15 February 2017
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.
Free Webinar: Sustainable Destination Management, 24 January 2017
Focused on practical steps to applying the GSTC Criteria for Destinations, this webinar, presented by the GSTC Brazil Country Representative Dr. D'Arcy Dornan, will share lessons from successful sustainable destination management examples in Brazil.
New Online Training Classes in Sustainable Tourism Announced
TrainingAid, through its partnership with the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC), is offering new 4-Week Courses of the GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training Program (STTP), starting in 2017.
ByTrainingAid | November 21, 2016
World Cities Day: Sustainable Urban Tourism Issues and Solutions
Cities around the world play a critical role in supporting and driving social and economic development. Since urban areas are home to key tourism destinations and attractions, the issue of sustainable and inclusive urban development poses important challenges and opportunities to tourism stakeholders, as well as governments and...
ByAyako Ezaki | October 31, 2016
PATA Seminar on Youth and Entrepreneurship at WTM London, 8 November 2016
The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) invites all PATA members and industry colleagues attending World Travel Market next month in London to join a special workshop that will examine the important role of youth in transforming travel and tourism.
PATA New Tourism Frontiers Forum, 23-25 November 2016
Under the theme of "Designing a sustainable tourism brand – an integrative approach to building a responsible coastal destination," the New Tourism Frontiers Forum 2016 will tackle the topics of fair trade, living heritage communities, coastal and marine tourism, heritage trails and domestic/regional tourism markets.
ByTrainingAid | September 29, 2016

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