October 16, 2018 | Filed under: Energy & Carbon,Industry News | Posted by: admin Learn how EDGE software can benefit hotels Hoteliers who are keen to understand the return on investment of green initiatives can attend a free webinar on…
October 11, 2018 | Filed under: Industry News,Waste | Posted by: admin Staff at IHG do a plastic clean-up by the River Thames
How a 19th-Century British economist can explain today’s challenges in sustainable travel and hospitality
England, 1859. William Stanley Jevons, a twenty-four-year-old economist, finds a curious dilemma in the British coal industry. Technological advancements like the coal-fired steam engine are improving coal’s production efficiency, but coal supply still struggles to meet England’s insatiable demand.
Tourism is the No. 1 industry in both New Orleans and Las Vegas, two of the most popular destinations in the U.S. And while the local economies of both cities are fueled primarily by tourism, there’s plenty of backlash against…
October 4, 2018 | Filed under: Africa & The Middle East,Industry News,Supply Chain,Water,Workplace | Posted by: admin
The GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training Program (STTP) offered a 3-day training class for representatives of Mae Fah Luang University (28-30 September 2018).
October 2, 2018 | Filed under: Industry News,Workplace | Posted by: admin YCI graduates at the Grand Hyatt, Goa Hyatt Hotels have committed to support more young people to access hospitality skills and opportunities at their hotels.
Dang Xuan Son Created by Dang Xuan Son, one of the initiators of the responsible tourism movement in Vietnam, Hanoi-based tour operator Footprint Travel started in 2001, and since then has always focused on making the journey meaningful.
“Tourist Go home”, “Tourist: your luxury trip, my daily misery”, “Your tourism kills my neighborhood”. Recently, this kind of message has been seen in several travel destinations victims of their own success and attractiveness.
Launched in 2018, the organisation Travel Without Plastic works with hotels and other tourism businesses looking to reduce plastic in their supply chains or go plastic-free. Travindy’s editor Jeremy Smith spoke with their founder, Jo Hendrickx.
On September 27th and 28th Convergence 2018 will take place in Pucón (Chile). This is a unique event organized by the Global Initiative of Regenerative Tourism and Camina Sostenible aiming to innovate, connect and transform the current vision of tourism…
September 13, 2018 – The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) is pleased to announce that Vireo Srl has achieved the ‘GSTC-Accredited’ status.
Thailand Minister of Tourism & Sports: “it is more crucial to focus on the GSTC index for further development”
Mr. Weerasak Kowsurat, Thailand Minister of Tourism & Sport, and Mr. Randy Durband, GSTC CEO In a recent article in The Nation, Mr.
Forum on Sustainability in Tourism & Hospitality The GSTC has partnered with the Vocational Skills Development Program of Swisscontact (the Swiss Foundation for Technical Cooperation) the Myanmar Responsible Tourism Institute (MRTI) and Thant Myanmar to jointly organize the second Forum…
Exactly six months ago a small group of eco/sustainable tourism practitioners, including most of the directors of the Global Ecotourism Network, sat around a small table at the Georgia’s stand at ITB Berlin to discuss organising the 5th European Ecotourism…
On August 27-28, the First Congress on Quality and Sustainability took place in the City of Guatemala, by the Guatemalan Tourism Board, INGUAT (Instituto Guatemalteco de Turismo), a GSTC Member.
From October 25th to 28th, Fundación Travolution Internacional will host the first Central American Community- Based Tourism Event (ECATC), taking place in San Cristóbal El Alto, Guatemala. The aim of the event is to gather entrepreneurs and leaders of community…
GSTC General Manager, Roi Ariel, and GSTC Asia-Pacific Regional Director, Dr. Mihee Kang, delivered the keynote speeches at the 2018 International Symposium of Tourism Development for Sustainability that took place at Nanhua University, Taiwan, on 29-30 August 2018.
August 30, 2018 | Filed under: Industry News,Water | Posted by: admin Bali is named as the priority tourism destination with the highest water risk