Distinguished Experts at the Environment & Sustainable Tourism Forum November 22 – 23, 2012, L’Fisher Hotel, Bacolod City





Distinguished Experts at the Environment & Sustainable Tourism Forum

November 22 – 23, 2012, L’Fisher Hotel, Bacolod City

Registration is now in full swing for the “Negros Occidental Environment & Sustainable Tourism Forum” this coming November 22 – 23, 2012organizedby theSociety for Sustainable Tourism & Development, Inc.(STTDI)at the L’Fisher Hotelin Bacolod City.

The public and private stakeholders from the tourism sector, government regulatory agencies, resort-hotels, transport, leisure and travel- related businesses, Organic Farming, handicrafts and trade SMEs, service providers, real estate developers, investors, non-government organizations, environmental and outdoor groups, civic clubs, the academe, as well as concerned individualswill enhance their knowledge on environmental responsibilities, sustainability principles and practices,best green and eco-friendly experiences after this forum. 






Experts and resource persons invited include: GuilbertoBorongan,Programme Officer at the Regional Resource Center for Asia and Pacific (RRCAP) at the Asian Institute of Technology, Pathumthani, Thailand; Marco Andreozzi , CEO of Pegaso Canton  has a doctorate in Engineering Management, a global senior professional with substantial industrial practices in Low-carbon economy and sustainable energy resources; Carlos “Caloy” Libosada, co-founder of My Travel Asia has been a tourism advocate and practitioner on product development, destination planning, education, and information systems; Liza J. Paguntalan– Director for Field Operations of Philippines Biodiversity Conservation Foundation Inc.; Reinero “Rei” S. Medrano, Manager of the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Department of the Energy Development Corporation (EDC), a Filipino renewable energy company; DENR-EMB Region VI  Director Atty Jonathan P. Bulos; Atty. Wilfred Ramon Penalosa- Provincial Environment Management Office – PEMO; and Susan Santos de Cárdenas, Society for Sustainable Tourism & Development Inc.-SSTDI, CEO & President, Sustainability Guru of Asia Pacific specializing on Sustainability projects, Green Hotels and Events with Corporate and Community Social Responsibility (CSR) at grassroots application.

The forum is co-presented by international partners, Regional Resource Center for Asia and Pacific (RRCAP), Pegaso Canton, Green Hotels Asia, The Clean Blue Asia Pacific and national agencies, Department of Tourism, DENR-Environmental Management Bureau, the Office of the Governor of Negros Occidental and its Tourism Office, the Mayor of Bacolod City and Energy Development Corporation. Sustainability supporters include Bacolod City Mayor Bing Leonardia and Councilor EmAng, as well as University of Negros Occidental-Recoletos, Provincial Environment Management Office-PEMO, Philippines Biodiversity Conservation Foundation Inc.-PBCFI, Melba’s Farms, Carranz Advertising, YM Travel, Color Ads and Handmade Gallery.  

SSTDI gives special thanks to its media partners, When in Manila, Travel Update, Hospitality News Magazine, Visayan Daily Star, Sunstar, Negros Daily Bulletin, Panay News and Negros Weekly. 

For more details contact:



Executive Director

Society for Sustainable Tourism & Development Inc.- SSTDI

Email: sstdi@yahoo.com.ph

Environment & Sustainable Tourism Forum  November 22 – 23, 2012, L’Fisher Hotel, Bacolod City 

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