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Green Globe University Announces New Sustainability Training For Travel And Tourism Professionals

Green Globe University
announced new training programs for travel industry professionals who wish to improve their understanding of sustainable operation and management. The Green Globe training programs deliver a comprehensive overview of the key practices that now underpin the internationally accepted standards for sustainability. The first two training programs available include:
  • A free introductory module that introduces participants to the concepts of sustainability and the Green Globe Certification program.
  • Comprehensive training designed for hotel environmental officers and management and focus on providing a foundation in sustainability issues and practices and encompasses all aspects of the Green Globe Certification Standard.
The complete Green Globe Certification Sustainability Training Program (designed for hotel environmental officers and management) is available from US$250.00 through US$1,250.00 per participant depending on the size of the organization. Volume discounts are also available to tourism businesses wishing to train more than 10 students. Programs tailored to the specific needs of businesses, including branding, are also available and priced on request.

Supplementary programs will also be available in the near future to cover specific industry sectors including Administration Offices, Conference Centers, Green Meetings and Events, Attractions, Spas, and Cruise Ships. Live tutorials and coaching by an accredited Green Globe trainer is available on request.

The Green Globe University can be found at and if you would like further information or to register for a course, please email to

About Green Globe Certification
— Green Globe Certification is the worldwide sustainability system based on internationally accepted criteria for sustainable operation and management of travel and tourism businesses. Operating under a worldwide license, Green Globe Certification is based in California, USA and is represented in over 83 countries. Green Globe is the only certification brand to be an affiliate member of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), is partly owned by the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) and a member of the Caribbean Alliance for Sustainable Tourism (CAST) governing council.

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