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A Look at Sustainable Tourism

Facts

Over 20 years
Sustainable tourism has been advancing
2008
marked the approval of the official UN statistical standard
in 3 of the 17 SDGs
Tourism is mentioned

Introduction

The Network consists of National Forums, which include members from each country in the Americas. The Forums each have National Liaisons that comprise a General Assembly, along with representatives from certification programs. The Network also has a Technical Secretariat, responsible for coordinating the Network's operations; this position is currently held by the Rainforest Alliance, an international conservation organization. Membership in the Network is free and voluntary; there are currently over 130 members from 23 countries in the region.

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