Latest news and insights from various sources relating to UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Sustainability certifications are a top priority for TUI: “Our sustainability certified hotels clearly signals hotels that demonstrate social and environmental good practice […]” says Ian Corbett, Head of Sustainability in TUI Group’s Labels and certifications are common in many different sectors and contexts. The travel industry also has numerous certification schemes. For TUI, these […]
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Marina Bay Sands becomes certified to the GSTC Industry Criteria for Hotels and Accommodations Singapore, 20 February 2023 – Marina Bay Sands has been certified to the GSTC Industry Criteria for Hotels by a GSTC-Accredited Certification Body. The GSTC Industry Criteria for Hotels aims to promote the best sustainable tourism practices around four main […]
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Sustainable Berlin Standard Announced as a GSTC-Recognized Standard Berlin, 17 February 2023 – The GSTC is pleased to announce that the Sustainable Berlin Standard has achieved ‘GSTC-Recognized Standard’ status and is fully recognized as equivalent to the GSTC Industry Criteria. The stated scope of the standard is Hotels and Tour operators and coverage is […]
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GSTC Offers Training Accessible to Deaf and Hard of Hearing Participants The recent Online Sustainable Tourism Training for Indonesians that started on the 7th of February has been more inclusive than before. Accompanying our trainers CB Ramkumar (GSTC trainer and GSTC Vice-Chair) and Dr. Cherise Addinsall (GSTC trainer and Research Fellow at Southern Cross University) we […]
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The second edition of the annual Destination Stewardship Yearbook Curated into one document, the Destination Stewardship Yearbook is a compilation of articles from the 2021–2022 Destination Stewardship Report (DSR), quarterly issues co-produced by the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC), Center for Responsible Travel (CREST), and Destination Stewardship Center (DSC). In each issue, the DSR […]
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The GSTC Destination Criteria v2.0 has been translated into Uzbek and is available to download in the Criteria Translations section. GSTC Destinasiya Mezonlari v2.0 o‘zbek tiliga tarjima qilingan va uni Mezonlar tarjimalari bo‘limidan yuklab olish mumkin.
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Resorts World Sentosa has joined as a Member of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) Resorts World Sentosa (RWS) is a premium lifestyle destination resort located on Singapore’s resort island of Sentosa. Spanning 49 hectares, RWS is home to world-class attractions including Universal Studios Singapore, S.E.A. Aquarium, Dolphin Island and Adventure Cove Waterpark. Complementing […]
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If weren’t able to attend GSTC2022 in Sevilla, missed out due to simultaneous sessions, or want to revisit your favourite conference sessions, recordings are now available on YouTube! Speakers from across the world share insights and discuss the following topics: climate change influence on tourism operation, carbon neutral cities, how national tourism bodies use […]
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Carbon Footprint Report of the GSTC2022 Global Conference in Sevilla The Carbon Footprint of events is an indicator that allows us to know the impact that the different phases of an event have on the environment. Based on this indicator, thanks to Ecoterrae’s report, we can establish a starting point that allows us to […]
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Good Practices for Sustainable Cruise Tourism Report The European Commission has published its Good Practices for Sustainable Cruise Tourism Report. The report takes a deep dive into the cruise industry looking at issues, data and sustainable tourism. It highlights several European case studies where projects or activities have had sustainability at their core with […]
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