GSTC - Global Sustainable Tourism Council
The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) establishes and manages global standards for sustainable tourism organisations.
ABOUT GSTC AND GREEN DESTINATIONS
Green Destinations’ award and certification programs are structured by Green Destinations Standard, recognised by the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) and offers GSTC-Accredited certification to sustainable destinations in recognition of destination management.
“Obtaining GSTC-Accreditation affirms Green Destinations’ effort in complying with the highest international standards in order to establish and offer awards and certification programs.” – GSTC
The GSTC-Recognised Green Destination Standard covers a set of criteria to measure, monitor and improve sustainable destinations efforts in six main themes:
OUR GSTC-ACCREDITED CERTIFICATION
Green Destinations’ Certification Program enhances destinations’ sustainability and quality, along with its visibility worldwide. Some benefits of our program are:
- Continuous and comprehensive assessment and improvement of a destination’s sustainability ‘performance’
- Accredited independent recognition of a destination’s efforts, achievements and positioning as a place that takes good care of its environment, people and culture
- The use of GSTC and Green Destinations Certification logos
- Promotion of the destinations across Green Destinations’ social media, website, and Good Travel Guide platform
Learn more about Green Destinations Certification Program: