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11 11, 2021

Achieving Collaboration in Västerbotten – A Swedish Tale

2021-11-15T11:58:29+08:00November 11th, 2021|Tags: , , |

Destination Stewardship Report – Autumn 2021 (Volume 2, Issue 2) This post is from the Destination Stewardship Report (Autumn 2021, Volume 2, Issue 2), an e-quarterly publication that provides practical information and insights useful to anyone whose work or interests involve improving destination stewardship in a post-pandemic world. Achieving Collaboration in Västerbotten – A [...]

9 05, 2019

On the Road to Sustainable Tourism in Västerbotten, Sweden

2021-03-19T10:47:00+08:00May 9th, 2019|Tags: , |

GSTC Member "Region Västerbotten" in Northern Sweden, has identified GSTC and its Criteria as a means to help create sustainable tourism in businesses and DMOs. Region Västerbotten is responsible for regional development and growth in Västerbotten County. This is the story of they have applied the GSTC Criteria in their region: Step 1: Regional [...]

8 05, 2019

Sustainability Heroes in Västerbotten

2021-03-19T10:46:24+08:00May 8th, 2019|Tags: , |

Region Västerbotten in Northern Sweden has completed a three-year project of introducing sustainable thinking and acting among industry and public stakeholders with the GSTC Criteria as guidelines. About 60 tourism businesses were assessed with GSTC Industry Criteria and given sustainable tourism action plans. Participants ranged from small family outdoors businesses to city hotels, museums [...]

25 01, 2018

Sweden’s Region Västerbotten Joins GSTC

2021-03-19T10:46:33+08:00January 25th, 2018|Tags: , |

January 2018 - Region Västerbotten, Northern Sweden, has joined the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) as a destination member. Region Västerbotten is responsible for regional development and growth in Västerbotten County, Northern Sweden. Västerbotten County and the county’s 15 municipalities own Region Västerbotten, a politically headed organization. With sustainability at the core of Västerbotten’s [...]