WHAT: Global Sustainable Tourism Conference 2017 (GSTC2017)
About the Conference: GSTC2017
"Towards more Sustainable Destinations" - Following the GSTC Criteria, management, marketing and awareness of sustainable destinations will be the key themes at the Global Sustainable Tourism Conference, GSTC2017.
GSTC2017 will include international and domestic tourism stakeholders involved in the development and promotion of sustainable tourism; including public sector, hotels, tour operators, academia, development agencies, NGOs, consultants, and more.
The conference program covers a mixture of plenary sessions and breakouts with international and national experts in sustainable tourism as speakers, panelists, and panel moderators.
- Certifications of sustainability in travel and tourism
- Marketing sustainable tourism
- Sustainable visitor management practices
- Municipalities managing for sustainable tourism
- Destination management for climate change adaptation
- Sustainable tourism awareness and education
- Sustainable hotel management
- Sustainable food in the tourism industry
- Ecotourism and community-based tourism
- Indigenous tourism
About the GSTC
The 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.
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