Event Details

This workshop is a training based on Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) standards held in Boracay, an island that is focusing on Sustainable Tourism Practices. Aside of the GSTC training there will be also presentations addressing the current state and the achievements of Boracay in regards to Sustainable Tourism as well as time for networking and cocktails.


  • 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 organisation
  • Learn about real life cases as sustainable tourism examples
  • Meet like minded people, network while enjoying your cocktail watching the stunning sunset of Boracay

Aug 28 - 30, 2019

Add to Calendar

Discovery Shores Boracay
Address: Station 1 Barangay Balabag Boracay Island, Malay, 5608 Aklan
Phone: (02) 720 8888

Malay, Western Visayas, Philippines

Show on map

Agenda

  • Day 1 (August 28, 2019)
    5 PM - 8 PMOpening Cocktails
    Day 2 (August 29, 2019)
    9 AM - 10:30 AMMorning Session (1)
    Introduction to the GSTC, GSTC Industry and Destination Criteria, and the GSTC Accreditation Program
    10:30 AM - 11 AMMorning Break
    11 AM - 12:30 PMMorning Session (2)
    GSTC Criteria Section A. Sustainable Management
    12:30 PM - 1:30 PMLunch Break
    1:30 PM - 3 PMAfternoon Session (1)
    GSTC Criteria Section B. Social and Economic Benefits
    3 PM - 3:30 PMAfternoon Break
    3:30 PM - 5 PMAfternoon Session (2)
    Guest speaker presentation and Q&A on a real-life business / destination example
    Day 3 (August 30, 2019)
    9 AM - 10:30 AMMorning Session (1)
    GSTC Criteria Section C. Maximize benefits to communities, visitors, and culture
    10:30 AM - 11 AMMorning Break
    11 AM - 12:30 PMMorning Session (2)
    GSTC Criteria Section D. Maximize benefits to the environment
    12:30 PM - 1:30 PMLunch Break
    1:30 PM - 3 PMAfternoon Session (1)
    Group exercise, presentations, and discussions
    3 PM - 3:30 PMAfternoon Break
    3:30 PM - 5 PMAfternoon Session (2)
    Group exercise, presentations, and discussions

Speakers

  • Mihee Kang (GSTC Program Director – Asia-Pacific Region of GSTC)

    Mihee Kang

    GSTC Program Director – Asia-Pacific Region of GSTC

  • Arnel Yaptinchay (Co-Trainer at GSTC)

    Arnel Yaptinchay

    Co-Trainer at GSTC

Tickets Register

Individual Ticket
Early Bird Price ₱14,500
$275
Government, NGOs
₱13,000
$250

Inclusions

Event Inclusions:

  • Training room in Restaurant Forno Osteria for both days on August 29 and 30
  • Two (2) AM Snacks, two (2) PM Snacks, two (2)  Lunches
  • Sunset drink and appetiser canapés at the 360 Roof Lounge on the late afternoon of August 29
  • Training materials


Room Rates in Discovery Shores for this event (single/double occupancy,  not included in event ticket):

  • Junior Suite:                   11,500 PHP
  • One Bderoom Suite:       13,500 PHP
  • One Bedroom Premier:   14,600 PHP


Inclusions in the Room Rate:

  • Luxurious accommodation
  • Daily buffet breakfast at Sands Restaurant from 6AM to 10AM
  • Complimentary en-suite foot wash upon arrival
  • Complimentary refreshments and welcome snack tray in the room upon arrival
  • Coffee and tea making facilities inside the room, replenished daily Satellite / Cable Television
  • Complimentary wireless internet access
  • Special turndown amenities
  • ln room safe
  • Complimentary use of the luxurious pool, state-of the-art gym
  • Complimentary snack station at the poolside (10:00AM-4PM)
  • Complimentary daily kids activities at Kids Room every 4:00PM
  • Complimentary shuttle service from the resort to any destination between Station 1 and Station 3 (subject to availability)
  • Roundtrip land and boat transfers from Caticlan Airport available during check in and checkout dates only (Caticlan Airport-Fairways Welcome Center to Discovery Shores and vice versa


Other hotels can be arranged individually in near distance to the training venue in Discovery Shores.

These have to be chosen and booked independently.


Menu