On 19-22 June 2018, Green Destinations implemented a Sustainable Destinations Training Course under the theme "Tourism for Peace and Prosperity" in connection to the 3rd International Water Safety Symposium in Incheon, Korea.
Catherine GERMIER-HAMEL, Founder & CEO of Millennium Destinations, partner of Green Destinations for France and French overseas territories, attended the training course together with 20 tourism professionals from the public and private sectors in various Asian countries
The course was organized in cooperation with Asian Ecotourism Network, Sustainable Travel Taiwan, the Foundation for Environmental Education Korea, and PlayForest.
The course was presented by an international team of five trainers, with strong expertise in destination sustainability:
The contents of the course included:
On July 5, 2018, the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) announced that Green Destinations had achieved the ‘GSTC-Accredited’ status. The awarded status affirms Green Destinations’ commitment to promoting sustainable destinations.
Read GSTC's release here.
About Green Destinations
Green Destinations has developed a GSTC-Recognised destination standard and a GSTC-Accredited certification scheme. Green Destinations works with 250 destinations in various programs and in partnership with National Tourism Board Slovenia, QualityCoast, the Sustainable Top 100, and ITB Top 100 Awards, a.o.
In all its work, Green Destinations support places, regions and countries in adopting its so-called G.R.E.E.N. values: