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Global Sustainable Tourism Council

About GSTC

The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) is a global not for profit initiative keen for promoting sustainable tourism around the world. GSTC establishes and manages the framework for global sustainable standards for the sustainability of tourism. Sustainable management, Social and economic, Cultural and Environmental are the 4 themes organised in the standard.

GSTC certification is for

Hotels and accommodations, tour operators and destinations can be certified with GSTC criteria.

Benefits of GSTC Certification

Consistent with the organization's commitment to Sustanable Tourism, the desired benefits of GSTC certifcation include:

  • Demonstration of positive impact with the highest social and environmental standards.

  • Increased access to customers seeking sustainable tourism

  • Preferred choice for online booking portals and agencies offering sustainable tourism

  • Inclusion on the websites of Book different (supported by and the GSTC

  • Distinguishing amongst competitors

  • Resilience and enhanced brand image

Our Service offers for GSTC Certification:

With a team of highly experienced consultants and trainers, Deccan Consulting’ assists in:

  • Implementing and achieving GSTC certification based on your requirements.

  • Educating you on what you need for meeting the requirements

  • Developing management plans and systems (upgrading the existing documentation), thereby enabling you to solve any potential issues

  • Avoiding costly mistakes and unnecessary delays

  • Sail through your audit with confidence and ease

  • Will only recommend for audit when you feel ready and will remain on-call throughout your audit

  • Getting done through audit process, award of certification, interim assistance/maintaining the compliance and certification for annual checks

Deccan Consulting' offers services in enhancing the systems and capabilities for optimising performance and productivity, comply with the requirements for polices, standards, assessments and certifications. Get in touch with us to get more information about our consultancy services.

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