24 05, 2024

Valamar Riviera Joins GSTC

2024-05-24T23:13:55+08:00mayo 24th, 2024|

Valamar Riviera has joined as a Member of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) For more than six decades, Valamar Riviera has been providing tourist experiences, services, and offers in destinations along the Adriatic coast — Istria, the islands of Krk, Rab and Hvar, Makarska, Dubrovnik, and Obertauern, Austria — through a diverse portfolio [...]

24 05, 2024

Primera Cumbre Latinoamericana y del Caribe de Turismo Sostenible del GSTC en Santa Marta, Colombia

2024-05-24T16:12:14+08:00mayo 24th, 2024|

Colombia, 'el país de la belleza', será el epicentro de esta importante reunión en Latinoamérica y el Caribe sobre turismo sostenible, que buscará promover la sostenibilidad y la regeneración en la industria y establecer un plan de trabajo para fortalecer las prácticas de desarrollo sostenible en la región. La primera Cumbre Latinoamericana y del [...]

23 05, 2024

The Ascott Limited gains GSTC-Committed Status

2024-05-23T17:32:49+08:00mayo 23rd, 2024|

The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) is pleased to announce that The Ascott Limited (Ascott) has gained GSTC-Committed status for its adoption (without amendment) of the GSTC Industry Criteria v3.0. Ascott, a lodging business unit wholly owned by CapitaLand Investment, is a hospitality company with more than 950 properties globally, spanning over 220 cities [...]

22 05, 2024

Colombia se une al GSTC

2024-05-22T20:29:52+08:00mayo 22nd, 2024|

El Ministerio de Comercio, Industria y Turismo de Colombia se ha unido como Miembro del Consejo Global de Turismo Sostenible (GSTC).  Colombia es reconocida por su vibrante mosaico cultural y su variada geografía, que se extiende desde las costas del Caribe y el Pacífico hasta las impresionantes montañas de los Andes, así como las [...]

22 05, 2024

World Economic Forum’s Travel and Tourism Development Index 2024: Tourism is Back to Pre-Pandemic Levels, but Challenges Remain

2024-05-23T18:56:02+08:00mayo 22nd, 2024|

High-income economies in Europe and Asia-Pacific continue to lead the World Economic Forum Travel and Tourism Index, with the United States, Spain and Japan topping the rankings again.  Despite post-pandemic growth, the global tourism sector still faces complex challenges, with recovery varied by region; only marginal overall score improvements since the 2021 edition.  Developing [...]

21 05, 2024

GSTC was present at the 6th International Congress on Rural Tourism in Croatia

2024-05-23T18:57:14+08:00mayo 21st, 2024|

The 6th International Congress on Rural Tourism was held in Split, Croatia, from April 10 to 13, 2024, under the slogan “Rural Tourism: Sustainable, Digital, Inclusive.” The event provided a comprehensive exploration of various aspects of rural tourism, including themes like “European Rural Space: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow,” “Rural Tourism: A Sustainable Alternative,” “Special Forms [...]

21 05, 2024

The Apurva Kempinski Bali Hotel Achieves the First GSTC Certification in Indonesia by a GSTC-Accredited Certification Body

2024-05-21T17:56:23+08:00mayo 21st, 2024|

Apurva Kempinski Bali became the first hotel in Indonesia GSTC-Certified by Control Union, a  GSTC-Accredited Certification Body.  The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) manages the GSTC Criteria, the global standards for sustainable travel and tourism and provides international accreditation for sustainable tourism Certification Bodies. Accredited means that a Certification Body (CB) has been verified [...]

20 05, 2024

Public Consultation Open – GSTC Accreditation Manual For Destination Certification Bodies

2024-05-20T19:51:31+08:00mayo 20th, 2024|

We invite tourism industry stakeholders to participate in the Public Consultation on the revision of the GSTC Accreditation Manual For Destination Certification Bodies v.2.0, which will run for 100 days starting from today, May 20th, 2024, to August 28th, 2024. About the GSTC Accreditation Manual For Destination Certification Bodies v.2.0: The GSTC Accreditation Manual [...]

20 05, 2024

GSTC was present at Fiji’s Tourism Super Week

2024-05-20T17:25:43+08:00mayo 20th, 2024|

Fiji’s Tourism Super Week, held from April 30th to May 3rd, brought together industry leaders, local businesses, and international experts to discuss and promote sustainable tourism. Hosted by Tourism Fiji, the event featured a series of workshops, panel discussions, and networking opportunities designed to provide participants with new insights and knowledge in the tourism [...]

20 05, 2024

GSTC Japan Members Meeting concluded successfully

2024-05-20T17:14:54+08:00mayo 20th, 2024|

The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) held a workshop for its Japanese members in Tokyo on May 13th, 2024. The event, organized in collaboration with JTB Corp, took place at the JTB Tennozu Head Office Building. The workshop provided a platform for GSTC Japan Members to engage in interactive sessions, discussions, and presentations focusing [...]

16 05, 2024

Destination DC joins GSTC

2024-05-16T16:39:40+08:00mayo 16th, 2024|

Destination DC has joined as a Member of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) Destination DC (DDC) is the official destination marketing organization for the United States of America's nation’s capital. It is a private, non-profit membership organization committed to marketing the area as a global convention, tourism, and events destination, with a special [...]

16 05, 2024

Destination Stewardship Report – Volume 4, Issue 3

2024-05-16T17:23:02+08:00mayo 16th, 2024|

Destination Stewardship Report January - April 2024 (Volume 4, Issue 3) The Destination Stewardship Report is a 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 [...]

15 05, 2024

Pan Pacific Hotels Group joins GSTC

2024-05-15T17:58:54+08:00mayo 15th, 2024|

Pan Pacific Hotels Group has joined as a Member of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) Pan Pacific Hotels Group is a global hospitality company with over 50 hotels, resorts, and serviced suites under three brands: Pan Pacific, PARKROYAL COLLECTION, and PARKROYAL, in more than 30 cities across Asia Pacific, North America, and Europe. [...]

15 05, 2024

The Global Sustainable Tourism Council launches GSTC Recognition for MICE Sustainability Standards

2024-05-15T14:14:21+08:00mayo 15th, 2024|

The Global Sustainable Tourism Council® (GSTC®) is pleased to announce that Sustainable MICE Standards can apply and seek Recognition to adhere to the GSTC MICE Criteria.  The GSTC MICE Criteria was developed for Venues, Event Organizers, and Events & Exhibitions, aiming to guide businesses toward implementing sustainable practices in response to the growing focus [...]

14 05, 2024

Traveloka Becomes GSTC Platinum Sponsor

2024-05-14T14:41:13+08:00mayo 14th, 2024|

Traveloka, Southeast Asia’s travel platform, announced its support to the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) by becoming a GSTC Platinum Sponsor.  This partnership reflects Traveloka's commitment to supporting sustainable travel practices globally and contributing to the industry’s development in a positive manner.  As a Platinum Sponsor, Traveloka will partner closely with GSTC to fulfill [...]

10 05, 2024

Actualizaciones sobre el Desarrollo de los Criterios de Atractivos Turísticos: Evaluación de Factibilidad Abierta

2024-05-20T20:21:06+08:00mayo 10th, 2024|

El Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) anunció el año pasado el desarrollo de nuevos conjuntos de criterios: los Criterios GSTC MICE, que ya se publicaron en febrero pasado y están disponibles para el público, y los Criterios de Atractivos Turísticos GSTC, que actualmente están en desarrollo con el apoyo de la Singapore Tourism Board [...]

8 05, 2024

Destination Stewardship Yearbook 2022-2023

2024-05-08T17:19:36+08:00mayo 8th, 2024|

Destination Stewardship Yearbook 2022-2023 Curated into one document, the Destination Stewardship Yearbook is a compilation of articles from the 2022–2023 Destination Stewardship Report (DSR), quarterly issues co-produced by the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC), Center for Responsible Travel (CREST), and Destination Stewardship Center (DSC). In each issue, the DSR features destinations that have embraced [...]

8 05, 2024

#GSTC2024Sweden Recordings Available Online

2024-05-08T19:25:19+08:00mayo 8th, 2024|

If you weren’t able to attend our Global Sustainable Tourism Conference in Stockholm, Sweden, missed out due to simultaneous sessions, or want to revisit your favorite conference sessions, recordings are now available on YouTube! #GSTC2024Sweden brought together expert leaders from around the globe to share their insights and engage in meaningful discussions. The event [...]

3 05, 2024

Zanzibar joins GSTC

2024-05-03T11:39:16+08:00mayo 3rd, 2024|

The Ministry of Tourism and Heritage of Zanzibar has joined as a Member of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) Zanzibar is a Tanzanian archipelago off the coast of East Africa. On its main island, Unguja, familiarly called Zanzibar, is Stone Town, a UNESCO World Heritage site, renowned for its labyrinthine alleys, vibrant markets, [...]

30 04, 2024

La conferencia global más grande de GSTC tuvo lugar en Estocolmo con la presencia de Su Alteza Real de Suecia, la Princesa Victoria

2024-05-20T20:07:55+08:00abril 30th, 2024|

La Conferencia Global de Turismo Sostenible GSTC2024, que se llevó a cabo en Estocolmo, Suecia, del 23 al 26 de abril de 2024, reunió a 500 delegados de más de 50 países, junto con cientos de espectadores que vieron la transmisión en vivo de la conferencia. La conferencia se realizó en Royal Djurgården en [...]

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