Planning a getaway? Make sure your vacation is a win for the environment.

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Planning a getaway? Consider destinations, hotels, and tour operators that meet the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) standards. By doing so, you can minimize your environmental impact and send a powerful message to the travel industry about sustainable travel choices.

Created by the United Nations and supported by WWF, GSTC sets internationally recognized standards for protecting the environment, benefiting local communities and businesses, and preserving the quality of the traveler’s experience.

Read the full article: Planning a getaway? Make sure your vacation is a win for the environment on WWF’s World Wildlife Magazine (Winter 2019)