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3 06, 2020

Report on GSTC Destination Assessment of Dubrovnik

2020-06-05T14:27:51+08:00June 3rd, 2020|

Dubrovnik, 2nd June - The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) Destination Assessment of Dubrovnik Report was presented in Dubrovnik via video by Dr. Ioannis Pappas, GSTC Director - Mediterranean Region, with the participation of Mato Franković, Mayor of Dubrovnik, and Kelly Craighead, President and CEO of Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA). The presentation was [...]

30 07, 2019

Destination Assessment of Belize City

2020-10-14T10:49:19+08:00July 30th, 2019|

Belize Tourism Overview Belize offers plenty of opportunities to explore its natural resources. It has one of the largest barrier reefs in the northern hemisphere - a World Heritage Site; the Blue Hole; offshore islands; and Mayan archaeological sites, ancient cities, and sacred cave complexes. This array of ecosystems and cultural attractions has made Belize [...]

1 07, 2019

Sustainable Sedona Tourism

2020-06-08T18:43:06+08:00July 1st, 2019|

Jennifer Wesselhoff, President and CEO of the Sedona Chamber of Commerce, speaks about Sedona, Arizona's new sustainable tourism plan following their 2016 GSTC Destination Assessment. Sedona is applying the GSTC Criteria for Destinations, applying key tactics to keep their resident and visitor experience top-notch while the population *doubles* daily from tourism--a $1B business for [...]

10 06, 2019

Destination Assessment of Roatan, Honduras

2020-10-13T16:58:30+08:00June 10th, 2019|

Overview of Tourism in Roatan, Honduras Roatan is an island in the Caribbean located 65 kilometres from the coast of Honduras. Although tourism is key to Roatan’s economy, it is confronted with its own set of issues. The island’s growing popularity has resulted in increased wastewater, pollution, and other environmental threats. These are all [...]

17 03, 2018

Ohrid (North Macedonia) Destination Assessment Report

2020-09-17T15:34:49+08:00March 17th, 2018|

GSTC Destination Assessment Opening and closing workshops in Ohrid The objective of any assessment is to see the destinations’ present status and to create a strategic plan for improvement in order for the destination to become more sustainable. The assessment is based on the GSTC Destination Criteria, focusing on these four pillars: