Published on : Monday, February 5, 2018
In order to support sustainable destination development and management in the Philippines, the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) along with the Society for Sustainable Tourism & Development Inc. (SSTDI) and LEADimpact Asia, are set to deliver 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 for implementing the UNWTO global sustainability criteria throughout the archipelago of 7,641 islands.
This forum will launch various Sustainable Tourism Training Programs in important destinations, along with all the regions of the Philippines.
This event will see the participation of both public and private tourism industry stakeholders, for cementing the sustainable tourism actions and for fulfilling the Tourism Act R.A. 9595, highlighting sustainability and climate resilience.