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Ms. Mihee Kang

Expert

Korea Ecotourism Society (Civil society)

Korea, Republic of

Partner of programme: Sustainable Tourism

About my work

Dr.Mihee Kang is Director Asia-Pacific, Global Sustainable Tourism Council(GSTC) and manages all GSTC programs and activities in Asia-Pacific region. She also serves GSTC as the authorized trainer and destination assessor. She voluntarily takes a position of President of Playforest, a cooperative of sustainable travel businesses designed to benefit local communities and local activists dedicated to the conservation of their forests and to provide genuine community-based natural tourism experiences to the visitors. She was a research professor at Seoul National University, researching topics related to protected areas management and sustainable tourism. She has actively participated in numerous tourism development and protected area management projects in Korea and abroad. She is acknowledged as a top expert in Asia- Pacific on certification for sustainable tourism.She has published many books and research articles.

Areas of expertise

Sectors of activity

Environmental Services, Culture and recreation, Education, Forestry, Scientific Research, Development and Innovation, Public Procurement, Industrial Sector, Tourism

Regions

Asia / Pacific