Austrian National Tourist Office has joined as a Member of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) Nestled in the heart of Europe, Austria possesses a unique blend of natural beauty and cultural heritage that has shaped its identity over the centuries. The nation’s diverse geography spans from the imposing Alpine peaks to the rolling […]
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On the 25th of April, we had a public GSTC DEI Webinar where we discussed best practices in diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) and Travel Unity’s DEI Standards for Visitor-Facing Organizations, which center on three Pillars: Management & Workforce, Visitorship, and Community Impact. The webinar was moderated by Roni Weiss, Executive Director of Travel […]
easyJet holidays has partnered with the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) to accelerate sustainability transformation in the industry by sponsoring three GSTC Sustainable Tourism Courses for its hotel partners in Spain, Greece and Turkey. The partnership comes as a result of easyJet holidays’ commitment to supporting hotel partners to achieve GSTC-Recognized Standards within the […]
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On May 14, 2023, the first official meeting of the GSTC Italy Working Group took place online. Comprising 13 members from Destination Management Organizations (DMOs), Consultancy and Travel Agencies, the group convened to establish its goals, priorities, and action plan for the year. Several key objectives emerged as top priorities during the discussions. These included […]
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Oregon’s Mt. Hood Territory in Clackamas County has joined as a Member of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) Oregon’s Mt. Hood Territory, the Destination Organization (DMO) for Clackamas County, is located southeast of Portland. This region starts at the eternally snowy peak of Mt. Hood, spills into the farms and vineyards of the […]
Belize Tourism Board has joined as a Member of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) The Belize Tourism Board (BTB) is a statutory body within the Ministry of Tourism that functions as a strategic partner between government and the private sector to develop, market and implement tourism programs that fulfill the emerging needs of […]
Destination Stewardship Report Spring 2023 January-April (Volume 3, Issue 3) The Destination Stewardship Report is a collaboration between the Destination Stewardship Center, Center for Responsible Travel, and Global Sustainable Tourism Council. Our goal is to provide practical information and insights useful to anyone whose work or interests involve improving destination stewardship in a post-pandemic world. […]
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Cost vs Conscience: Booking.com Delves into the Dilemma Dividing Sustainable Travel in 2023 76% of travellers express a desire to travel more sustainably Environmentally-conscious habits are growing in popularity 67% turn off air conditioning when not in use, driven in part by cost reduction needs 60% reuse towels for similar reasons 500,000+ accommodations globally […]
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Municipality of Baião has joined as a Member of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC)Baião is situated in the Norte region of Portugal, nestled between the Douro River and Serra do Marão mountain range. Baião’s history dates back to prehistoric times, with numerous archeological findings and historical landmarks throughout the region. It is known for […]