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Training in Sustainable Tourism: Capacity Building and Business Opportunities
“The skills and talents of tourism professionals are a critical part of ensuring a sustainable future for the travel and tourism industry and its role in supporting the global sustainable development goals.”
ByTrainingAid | October 13, 2017
New Online Course Announced: Training for Certified Project Managers in Sustainable Tourism
"Sustainable tourism projects must deliver benefits for all stakeholders and achieve lasting impacts. PM4SD offers a proven approach to effective project management, tailored specifically to the tourism sector." - Silvia Barbone, Foundation for European Sustainable Tourism
ByTrainingAid | October 05, 2017
Sustainable Tourism Project Management: New Partnership for PM4SD
Effective project management is a critical part of implementing sustainability efforts both at the organization and destination levels. Tourism industry practitioners therefore benefit greatly from practical project management tools that support long-term project success. PM4SD (Project Management for Sustainable Development)...
ByTrainingAid | September 12, 2017
Key Sustainable Tourism Trends: Free Webinar by GSTC, 14 Sept 2017
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...
ByAyako Ezaki | September 01, 2017
International Conference on Tourism & Leisure Studies, 17-18 May 2018
The International Conference on Tourism and Leisure Studies attendees include leaders in the field, as well as emerging scholars, who travel to the conference from all corners of the globe and represent a broad range of disciplines and perspectives. The 2018 special focus on: Building Bridges to Sustainability—Tourism, Culture...
Hotel Revenue Management Workshop, 19-20 September 2017
The course aims to broaden an understanding of Revenue Management, promising some hard work, fun interactive exercises, along with opportunities to network. Attendees will apply their learning by taking part in a competitive web based simulation, responding to business situations, and using market intelligence to make decisions...
Conference on Sustainable Tourism in Small Island Developing States, 22-26 November 2017
In the framework of the 2017 UN International Year for Sustainable Tourism for Development, this conference provides a platform for tourism professionals from Small Island Developing States (SIDS) to discuss an integrated practical approach to sustainable tourism in SIDS.
Free Webinar: Leading Sustainable Tourism Destinations, 12 June 2017
Leading Sustainable Tourism Destinations: STTP 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.
GSTC Global Sustainable Tourism Conference, 6-9 September 2017, Coyhaique, Chile
"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.
Sustainable Tourism Certification as a Tool for Positive Business Impacts
One of the key underlying themes when discussing the global sustainable tourism standard is continuous improvement. Sustainability is not one static point to set as a goal, but commitment to continue improving performance by applying best practices and implementing innovations.

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