Are sustainability and tourism interrelated? How alternative forms of tourism could foster sustainable tourism development addressing the needs of visitors, the industry, the environment and host communities?
The Europe & Middle East Destination Program Director of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC), Mr. Pappas Ioannis, discussed the abovementioned key topics as guest speaker at the “Alternative Tourism program” on April 12th with the learners of Volos, within the context of the course “Introduction to Alternative & Sustainable Tourism Trends”. Furthermore, were presented the role of Global Sustainable Tourism Council, GSTC Criteria and the necessity of implementation-application of sustainable standards via global & Greek examples, like Skyros.
The educational program for the Alternative Tourism is part of the “Recharging the Youth: New agriculture for the new generation” project.