Useful Resources

Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC)

The GSTC is an international body that has “established and manages global sustainable standards, known as the GSTC Criteria” ( These standards are a comprehensive set of sustainable goals that help tourism businesses (hotels / tour operators) and destinations improve their environmental, social, cultural, and economic goals.

Sustainable Development Goals

GSTC Industry Criteria for Hotels and Tour Operators

GSTC Destination Criteria

Sustainable Surf Tourism

Unseen Impacts of Surf Tourism

Sustainably Stoked

Stoke Certified

Sustainable Products

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