GSTC can assist destinations in the early stages of their journey to sustainability, before they are ready to apply for certification, see the GSTC Destination Program
To become certified, tourist destinations must:
1. Compare and Select a Certification Body
Choose from the list below, of “Certification Bodies” that are Accredited or “Certification Schemes” that are committed to partnering exclusively with accredited Certification Bodies.
2. Register and/or Contract with a Certification Body
3. Submit Application/Documentary Evidence to the Certification Body
4. Onsite Audit
5. Certification issued
The Certification Bodies listed here have been accredited by GSTC to certify destinations. As such, these CBs and their certificate-holders are authorized to display the designated GSTC Logo (upon completion of a licensing agreement with the GSTC).