Philippines National Forum on Global Sustainable Tourism Standards & Management to be held

Philippines National Forum on Global Sustainable Tourism Standards & Management to be held

With the aim of supporting sustainable destination development and management in the Philippines, the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) together with the Society for Sustainable Tourism & Development Inc. (SSTDI) and LEADimpact Asia, are set to deliver, with proposed partners, national agencies such as Department of Tourism and the Department of Environment & Natural Resources, the GSTC – The Philippines, National Forum to be held on March 15-16, 2018, Boracay Island. The National Forum, titled “Global Sustainable Tourism Standards & Development” aims to target Tourism industry leaders, CEOs, LGUs, Destination Managers, hoteliers, resort owners and developers, NGOs and the academe in order to fully implement the UNWTO global sustainability criteria throughout the archipelago of 7,641 islands.

A key outcome of this National Forum will be to launch various Sustainable Tourism Training Programs in crucial destinations, as well as all the regions of the Philippines to help implement tangible actions that fulfill the globally recognized standards of sustainability best practices for destinations and the industry with the end goal for DOT standards to be GSTC recognized.

This is an excerpt from an article originally published by eTurboNews


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