Japan Travel Agencies Ally Towards Responsible Tourism

The association of like-minded travel operators and stakeholders through JARTA aims to strengthen responsible tourism in Japan through education, certification and collective support.

Mountain IDEAL Standard Recognised by GSTC

A new sustainability standard for mountain area tourist destinations has been recognised by the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC). The new standard rating, called the Mountain IDEAL Standard, has been developed to address sustainability in mountain environments that are tourist destinations in both winter and summer seasons.