On 14 June 2018, a GSTC Delegation attended the 2018 Sichuan Garze Mountain Tourism Festival opening ceremony took place.
Mr. You-Cai Xiao, the Governor of Garze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture and Deputy Secretary of Garze Committee of the Communist Party of China, opened the ceremony, with Mr.
8.3 million TUI customers stayed in sustainable hotels certified to a GSTC-Recognized standard (80% of the hotels owned by TUI Group)
TUI Group’s ambition is to increase the number of hotels with sustainability certifications to accommodate 10 million customers a year by 2020.
TUI Group encourages their hotels to become certified to GSTC-Recognized Standards, with a mandatory clause in contracts with their accommodation suppliers requiring them to work towards certification to GSTC-Recognized Standards.
Keynote speech by Randy Durband, GSTC CEO
On June 12th, the 1st (2018) Adventure Travel World Leaders Forum took place in Beijing, China. The event was organized by China Adventure Travel Association, a GSTC Member.
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Training Partner: Walking Mountains Science Center, Vail, Colorado
The GSTC is pleased to welcome the Walking Mountains Science Center in Colorado, USA, as a new training partner for the GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training Program (STTP).
Experience Latin America (ela) by the Latin American Travel Association (www.lata.travel), the three day B2B event dedicated to Latin America, has strengthened its commitment to protecting the environment by going green in 2018 with a number of new sustainability measures.