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1 07, 2020

GSTC’s Crucial Criterion A1

2021-07-11T16:37:41+08:00julio 1st, 2020|

Destination Stewardship Report – Summer 2020 (Volume 1, Issue 1) This post is from the Destination Stewardship Report (Summer 2020, Volume 1, Issue 1), an e-quarterly publication that provides practical information and insights useful to anyone whose work or interests involve improving destination stewardship in a post-pandemic world. GSTC-D A1: Its Importance by Randy [...]

1 07, 2020

Revising GSTC’s Destination Criteria

2021-07-11T16:37:48+08:00julio 1st, 2020|

Destination Stewardship Report – Summer 2020 (Volume 1, Issue 1) This post is from the Destination Stewardship Report (Summer 2020, Volume 1, Issue 1), an e-quarterly publication that provides practical information and insights useful to anyone whose work or interests involve improving destination stewardship in a post-pandemic world. The Elaborate Process of Revising Your [...]

1 07, 2020

Destination Stewardship Report – Inaugural Issue

2021-08-08T00:46:04+08:00julio 1st, 2020|

Destination Stewardship Report Summer 2020 Q3 (Volume 1, Issue 1) Welcome to the Destination Stewardship Report. This quarterly e-newsletter is a collaboration between the Destination Stewardship Center and Global Sustainable Tourism Council, and in time maybe others. Our goal is to provide information and insights useful to anyone whose work or interests involve improving [...]

28 05, 2020

2020 Edition of the Adventure Tourism Development Index (ATDI) Released

2020-09-22T12:05:20+08:00mayo 28th, 2020|

Cover Page of the ATDI Report 2020 Edition Adventure Tourism Development Index Report published in Companion with the GSTC Report The GSTC is excited to share that this year’s Adventure Tourism Development Index (ATDI) report was published with the ‘GSTC Global Destination Sustainability Report’ as its companion report. The ATDI is an [...]

28 05, 2020

Survey results on Japanese Sustainable Tourism based on GSTC Destination Criteria

2020-05-28T09:42:42+08:00mayo 28th, 2020|

Under GSTC’s auspices, a national survey based on the GSTC Destination Criteria (GSTC-D) was conducted by Japan Tourism Agency among Japan’s local governments, to assess the degree of understanding on sustainability issues, and the current activities in developing sustainable destinations. The survey also aimed to help the development of "Japan Sustainable Tourism Standard for [...]

23 04, 2020

Booking.com Sustainable Travel Report 2020

2021-05-25T15:26:48+08:00abril 23rd, 2020|

96% of Indian travelers identified sustainable travel as important to them: Booking.com Sustainable Travel Report 2020 According to research conducted by Booking.com in 2020 (~ 22 global markets and ~1000 participants per market) 82% of travellers tell they find sustainability an important topic, but only 50% tell there's enough choice when it comes to [...]

13 03, 2020

Global Report on GSTC Assessed Destinations

2020-06-04T17:21:28+08:00marzo 13th, 2020|

With the sponsorship of the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) partnered with The George Washington University International Institute of Tourism Studies (GWU IITS) to analyze the health of 24 tourism destinations based on the sustainability information gleaned through GSTC Destination Assessments using the GSTC Destination Criteria and Indicators, [...]

4 11, 2019

The Case for Responsible Travel: Trends & Statistics 2019 by CREST

2020-09-22T22:17:45+08:00noviembre 4th, 2019|

The Center for Responsible Travel (CREST) released a new tourism industry study; The Case for Responsible Travel: Trends & Statistics 2019. The Trends & Statistics 2019, updates CREST’s previous industry studies, released every year since 2013. This year’s report was prepared in collaboration with more than 30 leading organizations and institutions. These institutions include [...]

5 08, 2019

How Can Tourism Become More Accessible, Inclusive and Sustainable? (by TrainingAid)

2021-07-03T12:51:33+08:00agosto 5th, 2019|

Making Tourism Accessible (by TrainingAid) “I have a wife and three children. If I can’t use a product or service, then the business loses not only one person’s business, but five.” Martin Heng, Accessible Travel Manager & Editorial Adviser for Lonely Planet, emphasizes that people with disabilities and people with different access [...]

25 06, 2019

GSTC in «Tools for Sustainable Tourism» by the Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth

2021-03-19T10:46:20+08:00junio 25th, 2019|

The Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth identifies the GSTC Criteria as the key Tool for Sustainable Tourism The Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth has published a report under the title "Tools for Sustainable Tourism” (Verktyg för hållbar turism), referring to the GSTC Criteria and GSTC-Recognized Standards. A short summary in [...]

20 06, 2019

9.2 million TUI customers stayed in hotels certified to a GSTC-Recognized standard (81% of TUI’s Hotels)

2020-05-31T19:23:58+08:00junio 20th, 2019|

TUI 2018 Sustainability Report: 9.2 million customers stayed in sustainable hotels certified to a GSTC-Recognized standard (81% of the hotels owned by TUI Group) TUI Group has just released its 2018 Sustainability Report with the progress on their goal to increase the number of hotels with sustainability certifications to accommodate 10 million customers a year [...]

20 05, 2019

PATA BUFFET – State of the Industry Report

2020-09-01T13:17:04+08:00mayo 20th, 2019|

PATA BUFFET (Building an Understanding For Food Excess in Tourism) State of the Industry Report Every year around the globe, 1.3 billion tonnes of food is lost or wasted. That is one-third of all food produced for human consumption (FAO, 2019). There is a huge opportunity for the tourism and hospitality industry in the Asia [...]

3 05, 2019

APEC: Recognising Sustainability in Tourism

2020-09-01T13:20:01+08:00mayo 3rd, 2019|

APEC Addresses Greenwashing in Tourism and refers to the importance of GSTC in a new Policy Report Demand for sustainable tourism has been on the rise, and with it came exaggerated sustainability claims – also known as “greenwashing”. This policy brief addresses the issue by examining the use of environmental certifications to address greenwashing and [...]

25 04, 2019

Global Travelers prefer eco-friendly accommodation: Booking.com Sustainable Travel Report 2019

2021-06-04T11:42:38+08:00abril 25th, 2019|

Global Travelers prefer eco-friendly accommodation: Booking.com Sustainable Travel Report 2019 70% of global travelers say they would be more likely to book an accommodation knowing it was eco-friendly, whether they were looking for a sustainable stay or not. However, when it comes to recognizing a sustainable place to stay, almost three quarters (72%) of [...]

8 03, 2019

Gender Equality on GSTC Board of Directors – According to Equality in Tourism International

2020-09-01T13:20:01+08:00marzo 8th, 2019|

According to the 'Sun, Sand, and Ceilings: Women in Tourism and Hospitality Boardrooms - 2018 Report' by Equality in Tourism International, the overall representations of women on travel and tourism companies/organizations boards has increased from 15% in 2013 to 23%. However, the representation of women on the GSTC Board of Directors is 50%. "Men are seen [...]

12 10, 2018

The Case for Responsible Travel: Trends & Statistics 2018

2020-05-31T17:35:25+08:00octubre 12th, 2018|

The Center for Responsible Travel has released its annual report, “The Case for Responsible Travel: Trends & Statistics 2018.” This report provides the tourism industry with key examples and best practices for mainstreaming responsible travel and addressing the complex issue of overtourism. "Certification continues to play an important role among responsibly-minded businesses, with the [...]

1 08, 2018

One Planet – Sustainable Tourism: Annual Magazine 2017/2018

2020-05-31T17:36:13+08:00agosto 1st, 2018|

The One Planet – Sustainable Tourism Programme Annual Magazine 2017/2018 is available now in a digital version.  In this third annual edition, the One Planet - Sustainable Tourism Programme magazine presents the highlights of the network’s activities during 2017-2018. Featuring the new strategy 2018-2022 “One Plan for One Planet”, this publication spotlights also the four principle tenets of the Kasane Call to Action on Sustainable Tourism: “#TheTourismWeWant”: Lead, Innovate, Finance, [...]

15 06, 2018

8.3 million TUI customers stayed in sustainable hotels certified to a GSTC-Recognized standard (80% of the hotels owned by TUI Group)

2020-09-01T13:50:57+08:00junio 15th, 2018|

8.3 million TUI customers stayed in sustainable hotels certified to a GSTC-Recognized standard (80% of the hotels owned by TUI Group) TUI Group's ambition is to increase the number of hotels with sustainability certifications to accommodate 10 million customers a year by 2020. TUI Group encourages their hotels to become certified to GSTC-Recognized Standards, with [...]

7 06, 2018

Publication on ‘Tourism for Development’ Has been Released

2021-02-02T00:28:11+08:00junio 7th, 2018|

The UNTWO Publication on "Tourism for Development" has been released At last, the UNWTO flagship publication on ‘Tourism for Development" has been released. This publication, as a key outcome of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017 (IY2017), addresses the changes needed in policies, business practices, and consumer behavior for tourism to [...]

19 04, 2018

Booking.com Sustainable Travel Report: majority of global travelers stating that they want to travel sustainably

2020-05-31T18:01:24+08:00abril 19th, 2018|

Booking.com Sustainable Travel Report: majority of global travelers stating that they want to travel sustainably Green travel trend continues to gain momentum, according to the global Sustainable Travel Report by Booking.com, with a large majority of global travelers (87%) stating that they want to travel sustainably, and nearly four in 10 (39%) confirming that they often [...]

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