The Green Destinations methodology is structured by the sustainability management guidelines of our own Standard, recognised by the Global Sustainable Tourism Council.
A GSTC-RECOGNISED TOOL FOR DESTINATION SUSTAINABILITY
The Green Destinations Standard is a GSTC-recognised set of criteria to measure, monitor and improve the sustainability policy and management of destinations and regions. It makes sustainable development concrete, objective and demonstrable; covering the following themes:
AWARDS THAT APPLY THE STANDARDS
Green Destinations allows countries, regions (existing or new) sustainability certification programmes to use the Green Destinations standard and its reporting system. Current programmes that apply the standard are:
The Green Destinations Standard can be consulted via our Assessment & Reporting Platform, an innovative online platform that enables assessment, planning, reporting and auditing of a destination’s sustainability performance.