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4 11, 2021

GSTC Signs the Glasgow Declaration on Climate Action in Tourism

2021-11-05T16:09:29+08:00November 4th, 2021|

The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) has joined as a signatory and supporting organization of the Glasgow Declaration on Climate Action in Tourism. The Glasgow Declaration on Climate Action in Tourism brings a new set of pathways for climate action, aligning the sector with global commitments and catalyzing collaborative solutions to the many challenges [...]

12 11, 2020

One Planet Sustainable Tourism Programme 2019 Annual Magazine

2021-02-02T00:46:01+08:00November 12th, 2020|

Using Standards to Scale Sustainability in Tourism There are countless standards and certification schemes for sustainable tourism in the world. This provides opportunities, but can also create confusion. For this reason, UNEP and UNWTO joined forces with industry leaders and the conservation community. Together, they created the GSTC as a Council and the GSTC [...]

16 11, 2016

GSTC Announces Online Training Courses for a New Professional Certificate in Sustainable Tourism

2021-01-07T23:57:54+08:00November 16th, 2016|

The GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training Program expands its offers of Online, Onsite and Customized Courses November 17, 2016 - The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC), the leading global authority on quality sustainability standards for travel and tourism, now offers a Sustainable Tourism Training Program (STTP). The program provides practical insights and expert guidance to [...]

10 09, 2009

Partnership for Global Sustainable Tourism Criteria and Sustainable Tourism Stewardship Council Announce Merger to Form Tourism Sustainability Council

2020-09-08T13:42:51+08:00September 10th, 2009|

Two leading initiatives launch effort to provide global sustainable tourism guidelines and international accreditation for travel industry to help protect the environment and support local communities. ASHINGTON DC, September 10, 2009 - The Partnership for Global Sustainable Tourism Criteria and the Sustainable Tourism Stewardship Council (STSC) announced today their official merger. The result will be [...]

6 10, 2008

Global Sustainable Tourism Criteria Announced at IUCN World Conservation Congress 2008

2020-09-08T13:19:46+08:00October 6th, 2008|

Voluntary standards help travel suppliers around the world meet increasing consumer demand for products and services that will have positive effects on communities and the environment BARCELONA, October 6, 2008 - United Nations Foundation Founder and Chairman Ted Turner joined the Rainforest Alliance, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the United Nations World Tourism Organization [...]

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