Any formal use of the Criteria must be verified in English and based on the English originals.
Earlier versions of the Criteria can be used for awareness and training, but only the current versions can be applied to certification, awards, and measurement activities and programmes.
GSTC-D v2 refers to GSTC Criteria for Destinations version 2 (2019)
GSTC-I refers to GSTC Criteria for Tourism Industry – Hotels & Tour Operators version 3 (2016)
GSTC-I (w/H indicators) refers to GSTC Industry Criteria with Hotels Performance Indicators
GSTC-I (w/TO indicators) refers to GSTC Industry Criteria with Tour Operators Performance Indicators
GSTC-H&TOv1 refers to GSTC Criteria for Hotels & Tour Operators version 1 (2008)
GSTC-H&TOv2 refers to GSTC Criteria for Hotels & Tour Operators version 2 (2012)
GSTC-D refers to GSTC Criteria for Destinations version 1 (2013)
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Note on the usage of the GSTC Criteria:
- The GSTC encourages broad use and application of the GSTC Criteria, which are available from this website free of charge for their non-commercial use.
- However, the GSTC reserves the right to assess and charge fees for the commercial use of the GSTC Criteria.