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Sustainable Tourism CST: Certification for Sustainable Tourism in Costa Rica

Certification for Sustainable Tourism - CST, Costa RicaThe Certification for Sustainable Tourism Program - CST - is a product of the Costa Rican Tourism Board (ICT). The CST was designed to differentiate businesses of the tourism sector, based on the degree to which they comply with a sustainable model of natural, cultural and social resource management.

CST is regulated by the Costa Rican National Accreditation Commission and consists of a scale of 5 "levels" of sustainable tourism achievement.


What is CST all about?

It is a program that seeks to categorize and certify each tourism company according to the degree to which its operations comply to a model of sustainability. To this effect, Read more


When and why it appears?

Sustainability as a model for development raises the need to satisfy the current requirements of society without compromising the right of future generations to meet theirs. In other words, this Read more


What implications does the CST have?

* For the national tourism At the country level, the CST is a brand that will allow Costa Rica Read more


A Program for Everyone

* Who Managed it? The official entity in charge of this program is the Costa Rica Board of Tourism Read more