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Supporting tourism stakeholders to establish a Sustainable Tourism standard specific to the challenges and context of the Caribbean region

Date

April 19 -May 20

Territory

Martinique; Guadeloupe; Dominica; St. Lucia; Haiti

Sector

Climate Change; Environment; Tourism

Intervention methods

Caribbean regional cooperation; Creation of a network of Caribbean expertise; Consultation and Project Building; Implementation of regional technical projects

Project management

French cooperation

Financing

French embassy in Haïti through the "Projet d’Appui à l’Intégration Régionale Climat Caraïbe", Local Tourism Authority of Guadeloupe "Comité du Tourisme des Iles de la Guadeloupe"

Resources mobilized


  • Expert:

    • Kathleen PESSOLANO : GSTC consultant, Sustainable Tourism Specialist 



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  • UNITE Caribbean team:

    • Anissa ZAPATA : Environnemental Project Manager at UNITE Caribbean



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The objective of this training is to sensitize tourism stakeholders to the international eco-criteria of GSTC Sustainable Tourism and then to establish, with the participants, a common charter for the Creole-speaking territories of the Caribbean in order to guarantee a framework and a common strategy for territories in terms of Sustainable Tourism.
During the three days of training (from 19 to 21 November 2019), the twenty participants received in-depth training on the concepts of Sustainable Tourism by the international NGO GSTC (Global Sustainable Tourism Council) and were also asked as expert to design this common standard.

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