Athens to Host ‘GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training’ Event, June 15-17
Expert advice on how to start implementing sustainability management practices and improve sustainability performance through specific actions, as well as establishing viable and actionable sustainable tourism policies and practices for business, will take center stage on June 15-17, during a Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) training event to take place at the Ava Hotel in Plaka.
Organized by the GSTC and backed by Green Evolution SA, the three-day intensive training program – in English – will for the first time this year host a specialized seminar for Personnel Certification on Sustainable Tourism. The event also covers sustainability best practices and offers in-depth understanding of the GSTC criteria applicable for hotels, tour operators and destinations, as well as introduce available tools for sustainable tourism certification. Apart from the exchange of knowledge among the participants, best practice examples from leading sustainable tourism businesses and destinations will be presented.
Aiming to raise awareness of sustainable tourism, the curriculum covers global trends in sustainable tourism development, best practices and GSTC criteria, which are the global reference standard for sustainability in travel and tourism.
Participants will receive GSTC-endorsed certificate following the successful completion of a written exam.
As seats are limited, organizers recommend interested parties register by June 12.
The Greek Travel Pages (GTP) is a communication sponsor for the event.