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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|Tags: |

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

2021-04-09T07:19:58+08:00February 25th, 2016|Tags: |

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 system designed to recognize lodging [...]

11 02, 2016

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

2020-01-29T11:58:59+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 developed HI-Q&S (Hostelling International Quality [...]

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

2020-09-06T16:50:14+08:00May 6th, 2015|Tags: |

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|Tags: |

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

2021-04-09T07:28:59+08:00February 26th, 2015|Tags: |

February 25, 2015 – The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) is pleased to announce that GreenEarth.travel and VisionCSR’s Green Growth 2050 sustainable tourism certification program has achieved ‘GSTC Recognized’ status. The awarded status affirms Green Growth’s commitment to promote sustainable tourism products and services. Green Growth 2050 has been developed to meet the needs of [...]

19 01, 2015

Green Star Hotel Achieves GSTC Recognition

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

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 [...]

21 02, 2014

Chilean National System for Distinction of Sustainable Tourism Achieves ‘Recognized’ Global Sustainable Tourism Council status for its Standard

2021-04-09T07:29:53+08:00February 21st, 2014|Tags: |

 WASHINGTON, D.C. (February, 2014)- The Global Sustainable Tourism      Council (GSTC) recently announced that the Chilean national system for      distinction of sustainable tourism has achieved ‘recognized’ certification      status. This commendation acknowledges its commitment to promote sustainable tourism products and services recognized by the GSTC. “Chile has shown clear leadership and [...]

21 02, 2014

Asociación de Hoteles de Turismo de la República Argentina (AHT)’s “Greener Hotels” (Hoteles+Verdes) Achieves ‘Recognized’ Global Sustainable Tourism Council Status for its Standard

2020-01-29T11:44:26+08:00February 21st, 2014|

  WASHINGTON, D.C. (January, 2014) - The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) recently announced that the Asociación de Hoteles de Turismo de la República Argentina (AHT)’s “Greener Hotels” (Hoteles+Verdes) has achieved ‘recognized’ certification status. The awarded status benchmarks its commitment to promote sustainable tourism products and services recognized by the GSTC. “I am delighted that [...]

8 04, 2013

TourCert Achieves ‘Recognized’ Global Sustainable Tourism Council Status for its Tour Operator Standard

2021-06-24T07:23:56+08:00April 8th, 2013|Tags: |

The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) recently announced TourCert Standard for Tour Operators has achieved ‘recognized’ certification status. The awarded status benchmarks its commitment to promote sustainable tourism products and services recognized by the GSTC. “We commend TourCert, a non-profit organization for tourism certification, on its commitment to providing tourists [...]

4 02, 2013

Travelife Achieves ‘Recognized’ Global Sustainable Tourism Council Status for its Tour Operator and Travel Agents Standard

2020-01-29T11:44:26+08:00February 4th, 2013|

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) recently announced that the Travelife Standard for Tour Operators and Travel Agents has achieved ‘recognized’ certification status. This is the first standard for tour operators and travel agents to receive certification from the GSTC.  The awarded status benchmarks its commitment to promote sustainable tourism products and [...]

19 12, 2012

Japan Ecolodge Association Achieves ‘Recognized’ Global Sustainable Tourism Council Status for Hotel and Tour Operators

2020-01-29T11:46:32+08:00December 19th, 2012|

The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) recently announced that Japan Ecolodge Association (ECOLA) has attained the organization’s ‘recognized’ certification status for its Japan Environmentally Sustainable Accommodations International Standard (ESAIS). The awarded status benchmarks its public commitment to promote sustainable tourism products and services recognized by the GSTC. ECOLA has committed to using the GSTC Criteria [...]

19 12, 2012

Travelife Sustainability System Achieves ‘Recognized’ Global Sustainable Tourism Council Status for its Hotels and Accommodations Standard

2020-01-29T11:46:32+08:00December 19th, 2012|

The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) recently announced that the Travelife Sustainability System for Hotels and Accommodations has achieved ‘recognized’ certification status. The awarded status benchmarks its commitment to promote sustainable tourism products and services recognized by the GSTC. Travelife has committed to using the GSTC Criteria – the first and only global framework for [...]

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