Ecology and environment background, created QualityCoast and the GSTR, experienced in destination assessments, strategy development, and training. Albert is based in the Netherlands and worked in Europe and the Middle East.
Suzanne van der Veeken
Worked in tourism destination research and development in Latin America and Asia-Pacific region, experienced in tourism destination management and marketing in the tourism sector. Suzanne works from Spain, and anywhere else in the world. She is passionate about active, nature-based and local tourism.
Hugo de Jong
Sustainable tourism professional with experience in tourism projects, policy advice, strategy development and sustainability certification in Europe, Asia-Pacific region and Latin America. Based in the Netherlands, Hugo is responsible for the Green Destinations Assessment & Reporting Platform and training.
The First European GreenDestinations Ambassadors Meeting in beautiful Torres Vedras, Portugal went very well. We learnt from each other and discussed many topics, including the role of Ambassadors for their destinations, green solutions for tourism sustainability, sustainable destination marketing and innovative way to present destinations. We would like to thank all the Ambassadors attended the meeting, speakers, and Mr. Carlos Bernardes, Mayor of Torres Vedras and president of the European Ambassadors community, who hosted the event. Meeting materials will be available very soon.Good news for those of you who couldn't make it to Portugal – more Ambassadors meetings will be organized in the future. Please stay tuned :). ... See MoreSee Less
“Success is not only about numbers at the end of the year on your balance sheet. Are the employees better off? Are their lives going to the next steps? Are we having impact on waste management? Are ...