Certificate QualityCoast Award

The QualityCoast Destination certification is part of the QualityCoast Award programme. Certification is open for coastal and island destinations and for protected areas, worldwide.
Certifying Organisation Coastal & Marine Union - EUCC
Partner Organisation/s ECNC - European Centre for Nature Conservation; Coastinfo International; national NGOs and independent institutes from several countries.
Travel Countries Worldwide; main focus is Europe, Central America and SE-Asia. 
Certified Tourism Services more than 40
Sustainability Areas Economy, Environment, Social Issues, Cultural Heritage
Transparency Link to the Standard
Assessment Process On site Third Party Assessment
Market Place Types of certified businesses: coastal and island destinations: towns, resorts, national and natural parks, Biosphere reserves, UNESCO World Heritage sites
License Period 2 Years


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Organisation Coastal & Marine Union (EUCC)
Postal Address Breestraat 89A, Leiden (NL), Netherlands
Phone Number +31 (0) 71 5122900
Fax Number +31 (0) 71 5124069
Webpage http://www.qualitycoast.info/ - open in new window
Released 08/11/2018
Country Germany, Greece, Malta, Indonesia, Norway, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Vietnam, The Netherlands, Cyprus, Belgium, Italy, Croatia
Certified categories
  • Attractions Attractions
  • Destinations Destinations
Operational level Global
Sustainability Comprehensive
Credibility 3rd party audit
  • Certified tourism map on Tourism 2030
  • Standard published online for free