Sustainability Training by the Global Sustainable Tourism Council, Bangkok, Thailand

 

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July 02, 2015

sustainable tourism training pata gstc
 

WHAT: 3-day Sustainability Training Workshop
WHEN: September 15-17, 2015
WHERE: PATA Engagement Hub – Bangkok, Thailand
FEE: US$850 (includes course materials, snacks, lunches and certificate)
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Download workshop PDF

About the GSTC Sustainability Training

The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) in association with the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) will be conducting a Sustainability Training Workshop in Bangkok, Thailand from September 15-17, 2015. The three-day course will cover topics such as: global trends in sustainable tourism, the GSTC Criteria for Hotels & Tour Operators, GSTC Criteria for Destinations, and a comprehensive presentation on the GSTC Integrity Program. Also included in the itinerary will be a case study scenario, afternoon/evening field trip and interactive group work with syndicate sessions. A course manual and detailed note are provided.

This opportunity is tailored for tourism and environmental professionals seeking education of sustainable tourism best practices. Hotel managers, destination planners and managers, protected area managers, architects, travel agents, academics and educators, developers, policy makers and regulators and tour operators, tourism certification and accreditation bodies, auditors will all benefit from the course.

The course has many interactive sessions with participants able to share experiences, successes and challenges in achieving sustainability for tourism. Given the global differences in culture, environment, social and economic conditions sustainability requires a local approach. The course outlines global best practices and more importantly provides a framework for local and tourism sector specific achievements of sustainability.

Training Program Information

Sustainable Tourism
The three day course covers the Global Sustainable Tourism Council, global trends in sustainable tourism, the GSTC Criteria for Hotels and Tour Operators, GSTC Criteria Destinations and a comprehensive presentation on the GSTC Integrity Program. Includes a case study scenario, afternoon/evening field trip and interactive group work with syndicate sessions. A course manual and extensive note are provided.

Global Sustainable Tourism Council endorsed
This course has been developed by the Global Sustainable Tourism Council as part of its mission: “Promoting the widespread adoption of global sustainable tourism standards to ensure the tourism industry continues to drive conservation and poverty alleviation”.

Who should attend?
The course targets tourism and environmental professionals seeking awareness of global best practice in practical and achievable sustainable tourism. Hotel managers, destination planners and managers, protected area managers, architects, travel agents, academic and educators, developers, policy makers and regulators and tour operators, tourism certification and accreditation bodies, auditors will all benefit from the course.

 

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