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The GSTC uses its global standards for the international recognition of the sustainable tourism standards and for the approval of sustainable tourism certification programmes. The GSTC aims to follow the Credibility Principles of the ISEAL Alliance

Certifying Organisation Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC)
Partner Organisation/s GSTC membership
Travel Countries world wide
Recognised Standards and accredited Certification programmes 24 recognized, 2 accredited
Sustainability Areas Economy, Environment, Social Issues, Cultural Heritage
Transparency

Link to the Standards:

>criteria for destinations

>industry criteria: for hotels and tour operators

Assessment Process independent third party accreditation panel
Market Place Recognised standards on the global map
License Period

Firstname Randy
Lastname Durband
Job Title CEO
Organisation Global Sustainable Tourism Council
Postal Address 1615 M Street NW • Suite 700 • Washington, DC 20036 • USA
Webpage http://www.gstcouncil.org/ - open in new window
Released 28/12/2016
Country global,
Keywords CEU1, CEU10, CEU11, CEU12, CEU13, CEU14, CEU15, CEU16, CEU17, CEU18, CEU19, CEU2, CEU20, CEU21, CEU22, CEU23, CEU24, CEU25, CEU26, CEU27, CEU28, CEU29, CEU3, CEU30, CEU31, CEU32, CEU33, CEU34, CEU35, CEU36, CEU37, CEU38, CEU39, CEU4, CEU40, CEU41, CEU42, CEU43, CEU44, CEU45, CEU46, CEU47, CEU5, CEU6, CEU7, CEU8, CEU9, Certification and standards, GSTC, Global, MPCACC, MPCDES, MPCTOU, accreditation, SECTEUR,
Organization Type NGOs, Partnerships, Networks, Projects NGOs, Partnerships, Networks, Projects
Supporting Solutions Type Certificates Certificates
Topics Certification & Marketing
Operational level Global