“GSTC Industry Criteria” Formally Released
Created: Sunday, 29 January 2017 07:32
30 January 2017 - The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) is pleased to announce the release of the GSTC Industry Criteria, which had been under development for most of 2016.
The GSTC Industry Criteria serve as the 3rd revision to GSTC Hotel & Tour Operator Criteria, hence the reference to “version 3” in their formal name. To distinguish the Hotel Criteria and the Tour Operators Criteria from each other, the Industry Criteria include separate Performance Indicators for Hotels and for Tour Operators, but the two share the same set of Criteria.
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Guanajuato State joins GSTC, wins UNWTO Ulysses Award
Created: Monday, 23 January 2017 07:32
January 2017, Madrid, Spain – The State of Guanajuato, Mexico, has officially joined as the GSTC as active members, promoting sustainable tourism in Guanajuato.
At FITUR 2017, Guanajuato state received the UNWTO Ulysses Award for Innovation in Tourism 2017: "Strategies for development of sustainable tourism in Guanajuato, Guanajuato Ministry of Tourism, Mexico."
Recognizing the potential of tourism as a catalyst for development, the government of the State of Guanajuato, has taken a step forward in establishing sustainable tourism as a priority, through the implementation of the 2013-2018 Guanajuato Tourism Plan.
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