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26 12, 2017

The Korean Ecotourism Standard for Destinations, Accommodations and Tours Achieves GSTC Recognition

2020-01-29T11:49:51+08:00December 26th, 2017|

Dec 27, 2017 – The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) is pleased to announce that the Korean Ecotourism Standard for Destinations and the Korean Ecotourism Standard for Accommodations and Tours have achieved ‘GSTC-Recognized’ status. The Korean Ecotourism Standards for Destinations and Accommodations and Tours have been developed to guide both public and private sectors to [...]

25 07, 2017

Mountain IDEAL Standard for Destinations Achieves GSTC Recognition

2020-01-29T11:49:51+08:00July 25th, 2017|

July 25, 2017 – The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) is pleased to announce that the Mountain IDEAL Standard for Destinations has achieved ‘GSTC-Recognized’ status. The Mountain IDEAL destination standard has been developed to address sustainability in mountain environments that include winter and summer activities.  These unique challenges and opportunities include issues like water and [...]

23 04, 2017

Seychelles Sustainable Tourism Label (SSTL) Achieves GSTC Recognition

2020-01-29T11:49:51+08:00April 23rd, 2017|

April 23, 2017 – The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) is pleased to announce that the Seychelles Sustainable Tourism Label (SSTL) has achieved ‘GSTC-Recognized’ status. The awarded status affirms Seychelles commitment to promote sustainable tourism products and services. The Seychelles Sustainable Tourism Label which is a certification programme aims to enhance the quality and sustainability [...]

3 02, 2017

EarthCheck Evaluate Achieves GSTC Recognition

2021-12-11T04:47:32+08:00February 3rd, 2017|

February 3, 2017 – The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) is pleased to announce that EarthCheck Evaluate has achieved ‘GSTC-Recognized’ status. The awarded status affirms EarthCheck’s commitment to promote sustainable tourism products and services. […]

7 12, 2016

Ecotourism Kenya Eco-rating Certification Scheme Achieves GSTC Recognition

2020-01-29T11:51:19+08:00December 7th, 2016|

December 7, 2016 – The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) is pleased to announce that the Ecotourism Kenya Eco-rating Certification Scheme has achieved ‘GSTC-Recognized’ status. The awarded status affirms Ecotourism Kenya’s commitment to promote sustainable tourism products and services. The Ecotourism Kenya Eco-rating Certification Scheme is designed to certify as sustainable accommodations of various types [...]

17 10, 2016

Sustainable City Tourism Destination Standard for The Republic of Korea Achieves GSTC-Recognition

2021-10-02T04:45:17+08:00October 17th, 2016|

October 2016, Suwon, South Korea – The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) is pleased to announce that the Sustainable City Tourism Destination Standard for The Republic of Korea has achieved ‘GSTC-Recognized’ status. The awarded status affirms Suwon’s commitment to promote sustainable tourism products and services. […]

8 09, 2016

Sustainable Tourism Destination Standard for Indonesia Achieves GSTC-Recognition

2020-01-29T11:51:19+08:00September 8th, 2016|

8 September 2016, Jakarta, Indonesia – The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) is pleased to announce that the Sustainable Tourism Destination Standard for Indonesia has achieved ‘GSTC-Recognized’ status. The awarded status affirms Indonesia’s commitment to promote sustainable tourism products and services. ”The Sustainable Tourism Destination Standard for Indonesia was developed to guide the sustainable development [...]

29 03, 2016

Green Tourism Active Standard Achieves GSTC-Recognition

2020-01-29T11:51:19+08:00March 29th, 2016|

March 29, 2016 – The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) is pleased to announce that the Green Tourism Active (GT-Active) standard has achieved ‘GSTC-Recognized’ status. The awarded status affirms Green Tourism Active’s commitment to promote sustainable tourism products and services. The GT-Active standard offers a complete and forward thinking, in-depth [...]

22 03, 2016

Green Destinations Standard Achieves GSTC-Recognition

2020-01-29T11:51:20+08:00March 22nd, 2016|

March 22, 2016 – The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) is pleased to announce that the Green Destinations Standard has achieved ‘GSTC-Recognized’ status. The awarded status affirms Green Destination’s commitment to promote sustainable tourism products and services. The Green Destinations Standard is a flexible system to measure, monitor and improve the sustainability of destinations and [...]

1 03, 2016

Foundation for Environmental Education’s Green Key Standard Achieves GSTC-Recognition

2021-04-09T07:22:03+08:00March 1st, 2016|

March 3, 2016 – The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) is pleased to announce that the Foundation for Environmental Education’s Green Key Standard has achieved ‘GSTC-Recognized’ status. The awarded status affirms Foundation for Environmental Education’s commitment to promote sustainable tourism products and services. The Green Key Standard is a leading standard for excellence in the [...]

25 02, 2016

Green Key Global’s Green Key Eco-Rating Program Achieves GSTC-Recognition

2021-10-16T04:43:17+08:00February 25th, 2016|

February 25, 2016 – The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) is pleased to announce that Green Key Global’s Green Key Eco-Rating Program has achieved ‘GSTC-Recognized’ status. The awarded status affirms Green Key Global’s commitment to promote sustainable tourism products and services. Green Key Global’s Eco-Rating Program is a graduated rating [...]

11 02, 2016

Hostelling International’s Quality & Sustainability Standard Achieves GSTC-Recognition

2021-12-23T07:34:52+08:00February 11th, 2016|

February 11, 2016 – The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) is pleased to announce that Hostelling International’s Quality & Sustainability Standard has achieved ‘GSTC-Recognized’ status. The awarded status affirms Hostelling International’s commitment to promote sustainable tourism products and services. In line with its internationally adopted Sustainability Charter, Hostelling International has [...]

2 07, 2015

TOFTigers Initiative’s Pug Mark Eco Certification Achieves GSTC Recognition

2020-01-29T11:58:59+08:00July 2nd, 2015|

July 7, 2015 – The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) is pleased to announce that the TOFTigers Initiative’s Pug mark Eco Certification program has achieved ‘GSTC Recognized’ status. The awarded status affirms TOFTigers Initiative’s commitment to promote sustainable tourism products and services. Started in 2008, the PUG certification is a credible eco-label that highlights the [...]

26 05, 2015

The Long Run’s Global Ecosphere Retreats Standards Achieves GSTC Recognition

2020-01-29T11:58:59+08:00May 26th, 2015|

May 28, 2015 – The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) is pleased to announce that The Long Run’s Global Ecosphere Retreats® (GER) Hotels and Tour Operators Standards program has achieved ‘GSTC Recognized’ status. The awarded status affirms The Long Run’s commitment to promote sustainable tourism products and services. The Long Run was conceived as the [...]

6 05, 2015

Ecuador Adopts National Sustainability Standards for Tourism

2021-10-16T04:54:45+08:00May 6th, 2015|

5 May 2015 – Quito, Ecuador. The Ministry of Tourism of Ecuador and the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) have partnered to create standards for sustainability in the travel and tourism sector throughout Ecuador. The GSTC has conferred it’s mark of “Recognition” that Ecuador’s sustainability standards adhere to the universal standards that the GSTC has developed [...]

22 04, 2015

Ecotourism Australia – Improving Tourism with a Recognized Standard

2017-07-29T10:52:13+08:00April 22nd, 2015|

With environmental threats to the Great Barrier Reef reaching alarming concern, GSTC Recognized standard Ecotourism Australia, is guiding hotels and tour operators towards certification and striving to conserve this asset to the tourism industry in Australia.  Ecotourism Australia represents close to 1,500 ecotourism products in and around Australia. Membership is offered for tourism operators and [...]

14 04, 2015

GREAT Green Deal Accomplishes GSTC Recognized Certification Status

2020-01-29T11:44:26+08:00April 14th, 2015|

April 14, 2015 – The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) is pleased to announce that the GREAT Green Deal Sustainable Certification Program has achieved ‘GSTC Recognized’ status. The awarded status affirms GREAT Green Deal’s commitment to promote sustainable tourism products and services The GREAT Green Deal Sustainable Certification Program (GGD) represents a way of doing [...]

16 03, 2015

EarthCheck Achieves GSTC Recognition for Destination Certification

2021-04-09T07:15:12+08:00March 16th, 2015|

March 17, 2015 – The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) is pleased to announce that EarthCheck has achieved ‘GSTC Recognized’ status for their Destination Certification. The awarded status affirms EarthCheck’s commitment to promote sustainable tourism products and services worldwide. EarthCheck is an international environmental management and professional services group, which was established in 1987. EarthCheck [...]

26 02, 2015

Green Growth 2050 Achieves GSTC-Recognized Status

2021-10-04T18:27:22+08:00February 26th, 2015|

February 25, 2015 – The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) is pleased to announce that GreenEarth.travel and VisionCSR's Green Growth 2050 sustainable tourism standard has achieved 'GSTC Recognized' status. Green Growth 2050 Standard  has been developed to meet the needs of tourism and travel businesses seeking today's solutions to the issues driving social, cultural [...]

19 01, 2015

Green Star Hotel Achieves GSTC Recognition

2021-04-09T07:26:53+08:00January 19th, 2015|

January 20, 2015 – The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) is pleased to announce that the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism’s Green Star Hotel program has achieved ‘GSTC Recognized’ status. The awarded status affirms Green Star Hotel’s commitment to promote sustainable tourism products and services. Green Star Hotel is a national [...]

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