International School of Sustainable Tourism-Philippines
Dr. Mina T. Gabor, Founder and President
Former Secretary of Tourism, Republic of the Philippines
Friday, October 26, 2:00-4:30 pm
Center for Global Engagement, Room 2300
Florida State University
Dr. Mina T. Gabor, President and Founder of the International School of Sustainable Tourism in the Philippines, will offer a public presentation on the development and current status of the International School of Sustainable Tourism as well as eco-tourism and farm tourism in the Philippines. Dr. Gabor’s presentation will be followed by an open discussion on opportunities for collaboration with ISST for FSU faculty and students.
ISST was established in 2010 to promote the education and technical training of manpower to develop, promote, and viably operate sustainable tourism in the Philippines and other ASEAN countries. It is dedicated to the improvement of the lives of the people of communities with ecological resources that need to be preserved and can be sustained for tourism. ISST helps inculcate in tourism stakeholders and visitors the values of responsible tourism where people interact with nature in a mutually beneficial relationship.
Dr. Mina T. Gabor is the former Secretary of the Department of Tourism and Undersecretary of the Department of Trade and Industry of the Republic of the Philippines. Dr. Gabor’s presentation is sponsored by the Florida State University Learning Systems Institute and the Big Bend Filipino American Association. Refreshments will be served.
Jeffrey Ayala Milligan, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
Director, Learning Systems Institute
The Florida State University