The GSTC Criteria serve as the global baseline standards for sustainability in travel and tourism. The Criteria are used for education and awareness-raising, policy-making for businesses and government agencies and other organization types, measurement and evaluation, and as a basis for certification.

The GSTC Criteria is free to the public and have been translated into many languages, to make it easier for anyone to make use of it.

GSTC

Implemented in

  • Africa
  • Asia / Pacific
  • Europe and Central Asia
  • Latin America / Caribbean
  • Middle East
  • North America

Sectors of activity
Education, Tourism

Type of initiative
Capacity Building & Implementation, Education & Awareness Raising, Policy Frameworks & Tools

Start date
01/01/2013

Shared by

Roi Ariel

General Manager

Global Sustainable Tourism Council

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Objectives

The GSTC Criteria serve as the global baseline standards for sustainability in travel and tourism. The Criteria are used for education and awareness-raising, policy-making for businesses and government agencies and other organization types, measurement and evaluation, and as a basis for certification.

The GSTC Criteria is free to the public and have been translated into many languages, to make it easier for anyone to make use of it.

Activities

As collected through the One Planet Reporting

Output level

Knowledge resource and technical tool

  • GSTC Criteria – Now Available in Swedish

Impact and Results

So far, the GSTC Criteria were translated into 24 languages, available here: https://www.gstcouncil.org/gstc-criteria/criteria-translations/

Next steps and how to get involved

GSTC Criteria translations are available here: https://www.gstcouncil.org/gstc-criteria/criteria-translations/

If you cannot find a translation of the GSTC Criteria to your language, please contact us at info@gstcouncil.org if you are interested in supporting a translation of the Criteria to your language.