News GSTC Standards Recognition Program Underway - Fee waived if submitted before June 30th


The GSTC Standards Recognition Program has started evaluating sustainable tourism standards, several of which are currently under review. The GSTC will announce which standards have been GSTC-recognized at the annual meeting in Barcelona.

The process is now open to all sustainable tourism standards, including certification standards, in-house standards and industry association standards. Avoid paying the submission fee by applying by June 30, 2011. To apply for recognition of a standard please contact GSTC Technical Director, Amos Bien, at

The accreditation of certification bodies that use GSTC-recognized standards will begin toward the end of 2011.To learn more about the GSTC Accreditation program click here.

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