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20 01, 2023

Sustainable Tourism in South Tyrol

2023-01-24T03:27:51+08:001月 20th, 2023|

South Tyrol joins GSTC & Sustainable Tourism Standard South Tyrol Announced as a GSTC-Recognized Standard IDM Südtirol - Alto Adige (IDM South Tyrol) actively promotes South Tyrol as a tourist destination in eleven European markets by means of both targeted promotional campaigns and public relations and co-marketing activities. IDM also defines strategies and measures [...]

19 01, 2023

Sustainable Tourism in Moldova

2023-01-31T14:14:59+08:001月 19th, 2023|

Sustainable Tourism in Moldova Moldova has taken an important step in its commitment to sustainable tourism through a recent partnership with the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC). An important component will be to promote the implementation of the GSTC Criteria to ensure that Moldova’s tourism sector is aligned with the industry’s highest global standards [...]

20 12, 2022

Largest GSTC Conference Took Place in Seville, Andalusia, Spain, December 2022

2023-02-05T10:53:08+08:0012月 20th, 2022|

GSTC2022 Global Conference in Seville, Andalusia, Spain The GSTC2022 Global Sustainable Tourism Conference that took place on December 12th-15th in Seville, Andalusia, Spain, brought together 350 delegates from 61 countries, along with hundreds of viewers that watched the live broadcasting of the conference. The conference was held at FIBES Sevilla, the city's Exhibition and [...]

20 12, 2022

Antigua and Barbuda Joins GSTC

2022-12-20T00:58:23+08:0012月 20th, 2022|

Antigua and Barbuda has joined as a Member of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC)The tropical islands of Antigua and Barbuda are located in the heart of the Caribbean about a thousand miles to the east of Jamaica and half that distance from Trinidad on the coast of South America. Antigua and Barbuda are at [...]

26 11, 2022

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

2022-11-28T01:07:18+08:0011月 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+08:0011月 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+08:0011月 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+08:0011月 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 [...]

26 10, 2022

‘TourCert Set of Criteria for Destinations’ Announced as a GSTC-Recognized Standard

2023-01-19T03:33:39+08:0010月 26th, 2022|

The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) is pleased to announce that the TourCert Set of Criteria for Destinations has achieved ‘GSTC-Recognized Standard’ status. The TourCert standard for destinations was established in 2014. All criteria catalogues of TourCert are based on the international quality and environmental management standards according to ISO and EMAS as well [...]

29 09, 2022

GSTC 2022 Asia-Pacific Conference in Gunsan, Korea

2023-02-07T16:55:04+08:009月 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+08:008月 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+08:008月 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+08:008月 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+08:007月 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+08:005月 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+08:004月 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+08:004月 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+08:003月 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+08:002月 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+08:002月 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 [...]

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