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Native Hotels promote accessible tourism, paying particular attention to ensuring accessible communication. Vibrating watches with alerts and messages for deaf customers or signage packs in Braille and embossed to facilitate the visually impaired a better stay in the hotel, its rooms and bathrooms. They have launched the most accessible web platform for the travel industry, that allows users with any kind of disability to browse the Internet even blowing, emitting a sound or touching any key.
The Basque Country is a region in Spain with a population of over two million. The Basque Government has incorporated GPP into its strategic environmental programmes since 2004, and IHOBE - its Environmental Management Agency - promotes GPP and provides technical support for its implementation to all public administrations in the region, based on the objectives and actions defined in specific GPP policies (the most recent from 2016).
The GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training Program (STTP) offered a number of 2- and 3-day intensive and interactive onsite training classes focused on the GSTC Sustainable Tourism Criteria, and engaged tourism industry professionals around the world through expert presentations and discussions on sustainable tourism best practices for businesses and destinations.
The STTP, begining in 2017, offered online scheduled training classes led by GSTC trainers, available at least 4 times a year.