Randy Durband

Chief Executive Officer, Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC)
Randy Durband is the Chief Executive Officer of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC), the UN-created NGO that manages global standards for sustainable tourism. He brings a unique blend of skills and experience based on two career paths he has taken in travel and tourism – in senior leadership positions with major tour operators, including as President of Travcoa, Clipper Cruise Lines, (brands within TUI Group), and Executive Vice President of Tauck World Discovery – and now a second career in sustainable tourism development. He is a frequent speaker on sustainable tourism and has served on many tourism boards and committees, plus a judge for awards including the WTTC Tourism for Tomorrow Awards and the PATA Gold Awards.