Participate with the GSTC
Get Involved through:
Membership: Gain the power to promote positive change in the world and receive benefits that will promote your organization’s commitment of sustainable practices and support its credibility.
Sponsorship: As a sponsor, your organization will be positioned to nurture the work of the GSTC and support the valiant mission of sustainable tourism throughout the world.
Responsible Travel: By treading lightly and traveling responsibly, you can minimize the impact that your journey has on the planet, while giving yourself a more meaningful and authentic travel experience.
Sustainable Business: Becoming a sustainable business is a step by step approach. Start by evaluating your business using our member tools and then become certified by one of our approved certifications. If you are already certified, encourage your certification to become approved and collect the benefits of a globally recognized brand.
Become an Approved Certification: Whether you are a Sustainable tourism standard or certification program, learn more about GSTC recognition, approval and accreditation.
Help Shape the Definition of Sustainable Tourism: Contribute to the development of the GSTC criteria for destination by providing feedback to the Destination Criteria Draft.
Adopt the Criteria: Built on decades of prior work and experience around the world, the GSTC Criteria reflect our goal in attaining a global consensus on sustainable tourism. To date, two sets of GSTC Criteria have been developed: Hotels and Tour Operators, and for Destinations (currently in the process of public consultation of the first draft).