Title: 5 Key Tourism Trends to Watch: Sustainability for Businesses, Destinations and Consumers
Date & Time: Thu, Sep 14, 2017 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM CEST
Presenters: Dr. D'Arcy Dornan, Ayako Ezaki
Key Trends to Watch
With several case studies and examples from the GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training Program (STTP), this webinar highlights some of the most important current trends in the tourism industry that all of us involved in sustainable tourism should learn about, and discusses how we can be part of the solution helping make tourism more sustainable.
Dr. D'Arcy Dornan is the Brazil Country Representative for the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) and serves also as a GSTC Trainer. He is the Founder & Chief Strategist of Global Leadership Training & Development. D'Arcy completed his Ph.D. at the University of California, Davis, where he specialized in sustainable tourism for development. He has taught, published and presented in tourism and hospitality and has been undergraduate/graduate program director at institutions in the U.S. and France. He has worked in the industry and has experience conducting consultancy projects with NGOs, destinations and others in the industry (hotels, trade associations, tour operators, travel agents, etc). He is currently based in Brazil.
Ayako 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
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.
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.