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26 11, 2022

Destination Stewardship Report – Autumn 2022 (Volume 3, Issue 2)

2022-11-28T01:07:18+08:00November 26th, 2022|

Destination Stewardship Report Autumn 2022 October-December (Volume 3, Issue 2) The Destination Stewardship Report is an e-quarterly collaboration between the Destination Stewardship Center, Center for Responsible Travel, and Global Sustainable Tourism Council. Our goal is to provide practical information and insights useful to anyone whose work or interests involve improving destination stewardship in a post-pandemic [...]

16 11, 2022

Tahiti Joins GSTC

2022-11-16T21:37:22+08:00November 16th, 2022|

Tahiti Tourisme has joined as a Member of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) The Islands of Tahiti is a destination composed of 118 islands and atolls in 5 archipelagos. The islands are world-renowned for their white sand beaches, turquoise lagoons, varied landscapes ranging from coral atolls to volcanic mountain peaks, as well as [...]

9 11, 2022

Skellefteå, Sweden Joins GSTC

2022-11-09T02:42:46+08:00November 9th, 2022|

Visit Skellefteå has joined as a Member of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) Skellefteå is located in Västerbotten County, Sweden. It is one of the highlights of Swedish Lapland and the subarctic region, offering 40 miles of coastline, 1,500 lakes and rivers, the vast pine and spruce forests, as well as a lively [...]

2 11, 2022

Costa Rica Joins GSTC

2022-11-03T00:03:23+08:00November 2nd, 2022|

The Costa Rican Tourism Board (ICT) has joined as a Member of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) The Costa Rican Tourism Board (Instituto Costarricense de Turismo) is the government agency responsible for promoting sustainability in Costa Rica. The ICT guarantees a supportive and equitable sustainable tourism development model that uses innovation, the development [...]

29 09, 2022

GSTC 2022 Asia-Pacific Conference in Gunsan, Korea

2022-11-19T17:27:43+08:00September 29th, 2022|

GSTC 2022 Asia-Pacific Conference in Korea Concluded After two years without an on-site GSTC Conference due to the pandemic, the 2022 GSTC Asia-Pacific Conference took place in Saemangeum, Gunsan, Jeonbuk, Korea, from September 15-17. It brought together Korean and international tourism stakeholders involved in the development and promotion of sustainable travel & tourism, including [...]

25 08, 2022

Park City Joins GSTC

2022-10-29T01:10:03+08:00August 25th, 2022|

Park City Chamber of Commerce | Convention & Visitors Bureau Joins the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) as a member Park City Chamber of Commerce | Convention & Visitors Bureau has joined the GSTC after recently concluding its draft of Utah’s first community-based Sustainable Tourism Plan. The plan will be presented to Park City [...]

18 08, 2022

Mauritius Joins GSTC

2022-10-29T01:10:13+08:00August 18th, 2022|

Tourism Authority (Mauritius) has joined the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) as a member Mauritius is an island country nestled in the Indian Ocean, off the south-eastern coast of Africa. Well known for its miles of palm-fringed sandy beaches, crystal clear waters, perfect for diving, snorkelling, swimming, kayaking and much more, the country welcomes [...]

10 08, 2022

Destination Stewardship Report – Summer 2022 (Volume 3, Issue 1)

2022-10-17T14:13:44+08:00August 10th, 2022|

Destination Stewardship Report Summer 2022 July-September (Volume 3, Issue 1) The Destination Stewardship Report is an e-quarterly collaboration between the Destination Stewardship Center, Center for Responsible Travel, and Global Sustainable Tourism Council. Our goal is to provide practical information and insights useful to anyone whose work or interests involve improving destination stewardship in a post-pandemic [...]

28 07, 2022

Completion of GSTC Destination Assessments in the Greek Cities of Corfu and Heraklion

2022-08-27T10:36:15+08:00July 28th, 2022|

Athens, 28 July 2022. Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), the world's largest cruise industry trade association, welcomes the completion of sustainability destination assessments in the popular Greek cruise destinations of Corfu and Heraklion. The project, co-funded by CLIA in partnership with the two municipalities and port authorities, was conducted by the Global Sustainable Tourism [...]

11 05, 2022

Destination Stewardship Report – Spring 2022 (Volume 2, Issue 4)

2022-05-21T01:11:28+08:00May 11th, 2022|

Destination Stewardship Report Spring 2022 April-June (Volume 2, Issue 4) The Destination Stewardship Report is an e-quarterly collaboration between the Destination Stewardship Center, Center for Responsible Travel, and Global Sustainable Tourism Council. Our goal is to provide practical information and insights useful to anyone whose work or interests involve improving destination stewardship in a post-pandemic [...]

23 04, 2022

Destination Assessment of Heraklion

2022-08-27T10:36:15+08:00April 23rd, 2022|

April 2022 – The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) conducted a Destination Assessment of Heraklion, Greece, from March to December 2021. The Destination Assessment was led by Dr. Ioannis Pappas, GSTC Program Director for the Mediterranean Region, working closely with Heraklion’s authorities. Heraklion Tourism Overview Heraklion is the largest region of Crete and a [...]

22 04, 2022

Vorarlberg Joins GSTC

2022-10-29T01:10:44+08:00April 22nd, 2022|

Vorarlberg State Tourist Board has joined as a Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) member. Vorarlberg State Tourist Board (Vorarlberg Tourismus GmbH) is a tourism organization for the State of Vorarlberg and the Vorarlberg Chamber of Commerce. Their purpose is to implement measures directly or indirectly suitable for promoting sustainable tourism in Vorarlberg. The company [...]

8 03, 2022

Swedish Lapland Joins GSTC

2022-10-29T01:10:55+08:00March 8th, 2022|

Swedish Lapland Visitors Board has joined as a Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) member. Swedish Lapland Visitors Board is the destination management organization for Norrbotten county and the municipalities Skellefteå and Sorsele. The destination brand Swedish Lapland is also a business-oriented collaboration platform for marketing and support to the industry's ambitions to provide for [...]

23 02, 2022

Destination Stewardship Report – Winter 2022 (Volume 2, Issue 3)

2022-02-26T06:42:29+08:00February 23rd, 2022|

Destination Stewardship Report Winter 2022 January-March (Volume 2, Issue 3) The Destination Stewardship Report is an e-quarterly collaboration between the Destination Stewardship Center, Center for Responsible Travel, and Global Sustainable Tourism Council. Our goal is to provide practical information and insights useful to anyone whose work or interests involve improving destination stewardship in a [...]

19 02, 2022

Destination Assessment of Summit County, Utah

2022-02-19T09:53:00+08:00February 19th, 2022|

February 2022 – The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) conducted a Destination Assessment of Summit County, Utah, from July to December 2021. The Destination Assessment was led by Dr. Kelly Bricker, GSTC Vice-Chair, working closely with the Park City Chamber of Commerce | Convention & Visitors Bureau (PCCVB) and stakeholders throughout the County. Summit [...]

19 01, 2022

Sonoma County Joins GSTC

2022-10-29T01:11:15+08:00January 19th, 2022|

Sonoma County Tourism has joined as a Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) member. Sonoma County Tourism (SCT) is the destination stewardship organization dedicated to promoting overnight stays and creating a sustainable hospitality economy in Sonoma County, California. Located just 45 minutes north of San Francisco, Sonoma County is known for its acclaimed food, relaxing [...]

10 12, 2021

Rhodes Joins GSTC

2022-10-29T01:11:26+08:00December 10th, 2021|

The Municipality of Rhodes has joined as a Member of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) Rhodes is the largest of the Dodecanese islands of Greece and is also the Dodekanese islands' capital. Inhabited since prehistoric times, Rhodes developed into a financial and cultural center of the ancient Greek world and is known worldwide [...]

12 11, 2021

Pacific Tourism Organisation (SPTO), Pacific Sustainable Tourism Policy Framework (PSTPF), and the GSTC

2021-11-17T15:14:41+08:00November 12th, 2021|

The Pacific Sustainable Tourism Policy Framework (PSTPF) The Pacific Sustainable Tourism Framework (PSTPF) was developed by the Pacific Tourism Organisation (SPTO) on behalf of its members, including the governments of American Samoa, Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, French Polynesia, Kiribati, Nauru, Marshall Islands, New Caledonia, Niue, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, [...]

3 11, 2021

Destination Stewardship Report – Autumn 2021 (Volume 2, Issue 2)

2021-11-15T11:43:58+08:00November 3rd, 2021|

Destination Stewardship Report Autumn 2021 October-December (Volume 2, Issue 2) The Destination Stewardship Report is an e-quarterly collaboration between the Destination Stewardship Center and Global Sustainable Tourism Council. Our goal is to provide practical information and insights useful to anyone whose work or interests involve improving destination stewardship in a post-pandemic world.  Please subscribe HERE if you have [...]

27 10, 2021

Singapore Joins GSTC

2021-10-27T11:39:03+08:00October 27th, 2021|

The Singapore Tourism Board has joined as a Member of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC). The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) is Singapore’s lead development agency for tourism. Working closely with the tourism industry, STB seeks to strengthen Singapore’s position as one of the world’s most vibrant destinations for business and leisure travellers. These efforts [...]

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