Sustainable Tourism

The all encompassing category for green, ethical, responsible, eco… Sustainable Tourism is tourism that leads to the management of all resources in such a way that economic, social, and aesthetic needs can be fulfilled while maintaining cultural integrity, essential ecological processes, biological diversity, and life-support systems.

Why being a Sustainable Traveler matters in 2019?

Nowadays it’s essentially increasingly apparent that all travel and leisure activities of regardless of what motivation – holiday breaks, company trips, meetings, adventure travel and ecotourism – should be sustainable; there simply is no justification for damaging impacts today. Seen from a common good viewpoint the economics and probability of subversion associated with tourism can…

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APEC: Recognising Sustainability in Tourism

Demand for sustainable tourism has been on the rise, and with it came exaggerated sustainability claims – also known as “greenwashing”. This policy brief addresses the issue by examining the use of environmental certifications to address greenwashing and of accreditation in regulating these certifications. It also attempts to look at the possible role APEC can…

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Hello sustainable society: Understanding the circular economy

By now it’s essentially undisputed that all tourism activities of regardless of what reason – vacation trips, business trips, meetings, adventure tours and ecotourism – need to be sustainable; there simply is no excuse for unfavorable impacts anymore. Finding out about the expected unwanted influences of tourism regionally has encouraged people to seek out more…

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It’s almost Earth Day! – PATA Sustainability & Social Responsibility

Perceived from a common interest viewpoint the market forces and possibility of misuse behind tourism can lead to complications, such as societal dislocation, decrease in heritage, excessive economic dependence and environmental effects. Getting educated the expected unwanted impacts of the tourist trade on communities has prompted travelers to seek more responsible trips. Owing to overwhelming…

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Travel with Care in Thailand

Upon reflection it’s essentially increasingly apparent that all travel and leisure activities of regardless of the purpose – holidays, company trips, meetings, adventure tours and ecotourism – must be sustainable; there simply is no reason for negative effects ever again. Finding out about the expected damaging effects of the tourist trade regionally has encouraged customers…

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The Mongolian Ministry of Environment and Tourism Joins GSTC

Viewed from a community development perspective the economic forces and probability of subversion connected with tourism might make undesirable circumstances, including social disruption, damaged culture, excessive monetary reliance and ecological destruction. Being educated on the probable undesirable impacts of the tourist trade on areas has persuaded people to seek more responsible travel options. Whether it…

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GSTC Member St. Kitts’ Sustainable Destination Council (SDC) Wins WTTC Tourism for Tomorrow Destination Stewardship Award 2019

By now it’s practically accepted that all tourism activities of regardless of what motivation – vacations, business trips, business conferences, adventure tours and ecotourism – must be sustainable; there simply is no defense for unfavorable effects ever again. Sustainable tourism has become so sought after that some say that it has changed from ‘alternative’ to…

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“GSTC has well-developed animal welfare activities” says a new academic journal article

You don’t need careful research to come to the conclusion it’s basically irrefutable that all travel and leisure activities of whatever motivation – holidays, company travel, business conferences, adventure tours and ecotourism – need to be sustainable; there plainly is no reason for bad effects today. Being educated on the probable damaging effects of the…

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CONGRATULATIONS TO ECO RIVER RIDES ON ACHIEVING ECOTOURISM CERTIFICATION! – Global Sustainable Tourism Dashboard

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Nowadays it’s pretty much a given that all travel activities of no matter what reason – vacations, business trips, meetings, adventure tours and ecotourism – need to be sustainable; there just is no excuse for bad impacts ever again. Learning about the expected undesirable influences of the tourist trade regionally has persuaded consumers to request…

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