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UN adopts new global standard for measuring tourism sustainability

The Statistical Framework for Measuring the Sustainability of Tourism (MST) thus becomes the internationally agreed reference framework for measuring the economic, social, and environmental aspects of tourism.

WTTC unveils roadmap for businesses in sustainability reporting

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) launched a pioneering readiness roadmap, aiming to simplify sustainability reporting in the Travel & Tourism sector.

WTTC’s Hotel Sustainability Basics expands to 1700 hotels

he World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) Hotel Sustainability Basics (Basics), the global initiative helping hoteliers on their first steps to improve their sustainability ratings, has reached a significant milestone with over 1,700 hotels verified across 70 countries worldwide.

The Global Sustainable Tourism Council announces the GSTC MICE Criteria

The Global Sustainable Tourism Council® (GSTC®) is pleased to announce that the GSTC MICE Criteria have been published and are available to the public for non-commercial use.

Green Destinations Story Awards 2024 revealed

Since 2014, the Green Destinations  Top 100 Story Awards at ITB have showcased the most inspiring initiatives for sustainable tourism development in 6 categories based on the nominations for the GD Top 100 Stories.

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Hotel Verdant achieves renewable energy trifecta with wind, solar, and geothermal

Dominion Properties, developer of two LEED Platinum multifamily buildings in southeastern Wisconsin, has just achieved LEED Gold for its boutique Hotel Verdant that utilizes geothermal, solar and wind technologies—a renewable energy trifecta not found in any other U.S. hotel.