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Recognized Standards for Destinations

16 07, 2018

Criteria for Thailand’s Community-Based Tourism Development

2018-08-03T15:03:43+08:00julio 16th, 2018|

The Criteria for Thailand’s Community-Based Tourism Development (CBT Thailand) has been used as an important tool for continuous planning, operating and evaluating outcome of community-based tourism development in Thailand. The criteria help to build immunity for communities to be aware of their capacity and development standpoint, so the community can strive to yield the benefits [...]

7 06, 2018

Innovation Norway Sustainable Destination Standard

2018-06-07T09:42:02+08:00junio 7th, 2018|

Innovation Norway’s Sustainable destination standard includes 45 criteria and 108 indicators to be measured, registered and monitored. The standard covers nature, culture, environment, social values, community involvement and economic viability. Measurable and continuous development are ensured through performance counts and renewing the brand every three years.

7 06, 2018

Thailand’s Sustainable Tourism Management Standard

2018-06-07T09:40:57+08:00junio 7th, 2018|

DASTA’s Thailand’s Sustainable Tourism Management Standard has been created for managing tourism and aims at helping all types and sizes of tourism-related organizations to manage tourism systematically and sustainably. It is expected to enable those related organizations to achieve a performance that is higher than the basic level required by law. These standards, therefore, can [...]

26 12, 2017

Korean Ecotourism Standard for Destinations

2018-06-07T09:52:17+08:00diciembre 26th, 2017|

The Korean Ecotourism Standard for Destinations has been developed to guide both public and private sectors to understand hands-on practices for sustainable ecotourism development and management and certify them so they can take a better position in the tourism market to distinguish them from any ecotourism products that may be guilty of "green-washing."

25 07, 2017

Mountain IDEAL Destination Standard

2017-07-25T15:34:46+08:00julio 25th, 2017|

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 energy use related to snow making and snow melting systems, affordable housing for residents and seasonal employees, collaborating with public land managers and the business [...]

30 10, 2016

Ecuador Sustainability Standards for Tourism

2017-03-04T16:44:02+08:00octubre 30th, 2016|

  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 Sustainability Standards for Tourism adhere to the universal standards that the GSTC has developed for sustainability [...]

24 10, 2016

Indonesia Sustainable Tourism Destination Standard

2017-03-04T16:44:02+08:00octubre 24th, 2016|

  The Sustainable Tourism Destination Standard for Indonesia (STD) was developed to guide the sustainable development of tourism destinations in Indonesia. Recognizing the growing demand for travel to its many appealing destinations, the Ministry of Tourism seeks sustainable development at each of them. “The Sustainable Tourism Destination (STD) Standard will promote Indonesia as a hub [...]

24 10, 2016

Korea Sustainable City Tourism Destination Standard

2017-03-04T16:44:02+08:00octubre 24th, 2016|

  The Sustainable City Tourism Destination Standard for The Republic of Korea is designed to apply the GSTC Criteria as universal principles into the context of cities in South Korea. The Suwon City Tourism Bureau plans to apply the standards first to their own internal sustainability practices, then seek partners to apply the Standard to [...]

22 03, 2016

Green Destinations Standard

2016-03-22T16:55:37+08:00marzo 22nd, 2016|

  The Green Destinations Standard is a system to measure, monitor and improve the sustainability of destinations and regions. It is owned by ECEAT, EUCC and Green Destinations. The Standard applies 100 criteria and 100 indicators. The Standard enables the creation of a SWOT, a quality profile, and a variety of thematic ratings. Status (quality), [...]

16 03, 2015

EarthCheck Community Standard

2015-03-16T14:40:47+08:00marzo 16th, 2015|

  EarthCheck is an international environmental management and professional services group, which was established in 1987. EarthCheck products and services are used by all sectors of the travel and tourism industry across the world to guide their broader sustainability and corporate social responsibility initiatives. This includes guidance and advice on the design, construction and operation [...]