Ensure that your national, provincial, or municipal tourism policies include all elements of sustainable tourism by learning and applying the GSTC Criteria and framework.

Become a GSTC member to gain greater access to GSTC resources and market access activities.

Develop plans for policy-makers and destination managers to increase awareness of the issues, effectiveness, and confidence in their strategic direction for sustainable tourism.

Use the GSTC Destination Criteria and Performance Indicators as guidelines for regulation on specific elements of sustainable tourism management.

GSTC can assist in working towards harmonization of standards already available or planned for national and local governments. Confusion in both the private and public sectors can be reduced by learning how to apply various types of standards and certification schemes in a systematic manner.

Download the GSTC Framework for Government Policy-Makers.