Free Webinar: Leading Sustainable Tourism Destinations, 12 June 2017


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May 30, 2017

Free Webinar: Leading Sustainable Tourism Destinations

WHAT: Free webinar by the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC)
WHERE: Online
WHEN: 12 June 2017, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM CEST

Sustainable Destination Case Studies

With several case studies from the GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training Program (STTP), this webinar showcases best practices and lessons learned on sustainable tourism destination development, management and marketing.

Learn how some of the world's leading sustainable destinations are implementing concrete steps to improve sustainability performance and to achieve tangible benefits for the tourism industry.


Ioannis PappasDr. Ioannis Pappas is the Greece Country Representative for the GSTC, and serves as a Trainer for the GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training Program. In addition, he is Approved Auditor for Hotels and Accommodations for Travelife, and Certified Auditor for Green Globe. He is an experienced professional engineer, with over 25 years of work focusing on sustainable tourism, energy and environmental efficiency, auditing or advising in standardization of companies and technological implementation of climate adaptation and mitigation methodologies.

Ayako EzakiAyako Ezaki is Co-Founder and Head of Knowledge Management & Communications at TrainingAid. Having worked for over eight years in tourism professional training and education in the non-profit sector, Ayako specializes in content building, educational program design, and project planning. She also brings many years of experience in online communications, social media marketing, and web publishing. Through TrainingAid's partnership with the GSTC, Ayako serves as Training Director to develop, manage and market the GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training Program.


About the GSTC

GSTCThe Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) is a multi-stakeholder global membership organization with the mission of mainstreaming sustainable tourism to reduce poverty, protect destinations and help create a viable market for sustainable tourism products. The GSTC establishes and manages global sustainable standards with the aim of increasing sustainable tourism knowledge and practices among public and private stakeholders.

For GSTC members, regular webinars on various topics related to sustainable tourism are available. See all upcoming GSTC Member-only webinars here. Not yet a member? Learn about membership options and opportunities here.


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