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1 07, 2020

GSTC’s Crucial Criterion A1

2020-07-29T12:18:27+08:00July 1st, 2020|

🌐 Destination Stewardship Report – Summer 2020 🌐 GSTC-D A1: Its Importance by Randy Durband, CEO, GSTC The GSTC Destination Criteria have well proven their value as guides to good destination stewardship. GSTC has chosen not to provide weighting to specific criteria, preferring to present a holistic system. Yet, it is natural to call out key elements. For example, Criterion [...]

6 07, 2018

Sustainability Vanuatu & Seychelles Sustainable Tourism Foundation (SSTF) MOU Signing

2018-07-06T19:20:22+08:00July 6th, 2018|

Sustainability Vanuatu & Seychelles Sustainable Tourism Foundation (SSTF) MOU Signing GSTC Members Sustainability Vanuatu and Seychelles Sustainable Tourism Foundation (SSTF) have recently signed an MOU, sharing good practices based on similar challenges and opportunities while using the GSTC destination framework. The MOU is a result from the Conference on Sustainable Tourism in Small Island Developing States (SIDS) [...]

28 07, 2015

Khiri Travel At Forefront of Sustainable Tourism in Southeast Asia

2017-06-29T14:56:19+08:00July 28th, 2015|

(July 28, 2015) An interview with Khiri Travel’s Graham Read about their recent Travel Life certification and sustainability practices. The Southeast Asia based destination management company and GSTC member Khiri Travel , recently achieved Travel Life Certification for their Tour Operations in Thailand, Myanmar and Vietnam. Khiri group’s new certification is a major advancement for creating [...]

19 06, 2015

Innovation Norway Advances Sustainable Tourism Through Collaboration

2017-06-29T14:56:46+08:00June 19th, 2015|

(June 18, 2015) Innovation Norway continues to champion sustainable tourism with their recent launch of the country’s Sustainable destination standard. Since May, four destinations in Norway have achieved the new label and one has received the prestigious World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) Tourism for Tomorrow Award for Destination Stewardship. Innovation Norway has successfully advanced [...]

18 03, 2015

Sustainability in Quito, Ecuador- CarpeDM Adventures’ 3.3.3. Program

2017-07-29T10:46:31+08:00March 18th, 2015|

Based in Quito, Ecuador, CarpeDM Adventures is an adventure company committed to meeting the needs of the community, clients and business partners through innovative programs that enhance the delivery of quality adventure travel. Building the social consciousness of the world one tour at a time, CarpeDM adapted the “DM” in CarpeDM to represent “Doing More”. Since inception, CarpeDM always [...]

17 02, 2015