Invest in Your Sustainability Skills. Boost Your Performance.

The GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training Program (STTP) offers practical insights and effective steps to help you improve your sustainability practices.

✓ Gain an in-depth knowledge of the GSTC Criteria, the baseline standard for sustainability in travel and tourism.
✓ Make informed decisions on how to implement sustainability practices for your company or destination.
✓ Get ready for developing viable and actionable sustainable tourism policies and practices for your organization.

In-Person Training by AEN board members - authorized GSTC trainers

AEN's in-person training classes combine classroom sessions (trainer presentations, group discussions, exercises) and hands-on learning opportunities (guest presentations, live Q&A, field session), focused on practical insights into the GSTC Criteria, and tangible action steps to applying the Criteria.

AEN Certificate of Completion in Sustainable Tourism

AEN has a MOU to conduct an authorized training under GSTC STTP. The training participants who complete a 3-day onsite STTP training class will be handed a certificate of completion of the training.

GSTC Certificate in Sustainable Tourism

Demonstrate your knowledge in sustainable tourism and become a sustainable tourism champion.

All training participants who complete a 3-day onsite STTP training class or a 4-week online STTP training class will have the opportunity to take the official STTP Exam, which is offered in an online and open-book format.

Upon successful completion, you are awarded with the Certificate in Sustainable Tourism by the GSTC to demonstrate your knowledge of sustainable tourism standards and practices.

See more details on the GSTC website

3 day GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training Program in Chino, Nagano December 1-7, 2019

The Asian Ecotourism Network (AEN), a GSTC training partner will be organizing a GSTC training class on December 1-7, 2019. Trainer (AEN Board member): Mr. Kazuhiro Arai, GSTC-authorized trainer

The GSTC training participants will participate in a local technical visits highlighting unique local culture, nature, and the tourism industry in Chino City, Nagano area. THIS TRAINING WILL BE CONDUCTED IN JAPANESE ONLY.

A Certificate of Completion by AEN and Ecotourism Japan will be given to all training participants upon completion of the program.  Additionally, all will have the opportunity to take the official STTP(sustainable tourism training program) Exam, which is offered in an online and open-book format and available for one month following the date of training class completion. Read more on this at GSTC website


3 day Tailor-made GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training

AEN has a pool of Global Sustainable Tourism Council's authorized trainers based in (Japan, Korea, Philippines, and Hong Kong) to organize a 3 day workshop to introduce the participants the global sustainable tourism criteria on 1)Hotel and Tour Operator 2) Destinations. 5 minimum up to 25 participants at the place of your request. We can work around to create a tailor-made GSTC training and seminars to meet your needs.

i.e. 3 day of GSTC and 1 day of Ecotourism 101

Just let us know your intended group size, time, and venue to start with.

from USD400 per person

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