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FIRST certification body approved by GSTC to audit against GSTC Destination standard

FIRST certification body approved and accredited to audit against GSTC Destination, Hotel and Tour Operator standards

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Vireo is a Latin verb that means greening: it calls to mind the luxuriance of vegetation, the blossoming of the trees and it also describes the enthusiasm and youthful initiative. What drives us to continue to grow is not only the increase in contacts and the number of certified companies, but also the awareness of doing a good job appreciated and recognized by many companies and stakeholders in the environmental certification field!
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Years of experience
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Audit managed every year

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GSTC Ecotourism Certification

Sustainability in travel and tourism is no longer an optional "nice to have", but a business imperative. Our customers need inspiring and transformative experiences that positively contribute to the people and places they are visiting. Our destinations need solid long-term management approaches to ensure tourism remains a positive force for good, for visitors and residents alike. GSTC Ecotourism standard focusing on below principals.

Principle 1 : Sustainability Management is an act of balancing the conflict between economic development and sustainability. As such it must thoughtfully develop by company considering needs of resources, interest parties, risk and crisis management, legal compliance, then put into action by limiting resource depletion to achieve planned result. These actions translate into policies to support company business success by maintaining economic viability, nourishing needs of present and future generations.

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RWS Certified to GSTC Destination, and GSTC Industry Criteria for Hotel

GSTC Accreditation plays an important role in providing strong evidence of policies and practices for sustainable management of businesses and destinations on the basis of those organizations becoming certified sustainable by a GSTC-Accredited Certification Body. Vireo Srl is one of the GSTC Accredited Certification Body that approved to conduct GSTC Destination, and GSTC industry Criteria for Hotel & Tour Operator.

GSTC certification conducted by 3rd party certification body acts as a guarantee for all those who want to experience tourism in a sustainable way.

Resorts World Sentosa has strived to make a positive difference by adopting responsible practices, using sustainable sources wherever possible across it premise and resort. They were recently certified by Vireo Srl according to GSTC Destination, and GSTC Industry Criteria for 6 of it unique Hotel.

Achieving GSTC certification is highly regard as an organization that comply to legal, social, environmental safety and health standards, but also an evident they're operating an effective sustainable management system that meeting international expectation.

The Lost World in Sabah now is GSTC certified

The environment is the third most important reason for travel and the first factor of loyalty for most of sustainable tourist. For this reason, it is essential that tourist destinations and hotels develop an offer suitable for users who are more attentive to sustainability, and aware of the need to adopt measures aimed at safeguarding the environment.

With that aimed in mind, Maliau Basin Conservation Area (MBCA) with land size 58,840 ha, also known as Sabah’s Lost World is a huge bowl of pristine forests described as one of the few remaining relatively untouched wilderness areas in the world has appointed Vireo AP to be their sustainable certification partner.

Movement Control Order that experienced by most of Malaysian doesn’t deterred MBCA top management to move forward, instead they took the opportunity by improving their staff knowledge and skill on GSTC requirements. Now we are proud to announce the rest house in MBCA is certified according to GSTC Industry Criteria for hotel.

Congratulation to the team for their hardwork and commitment.

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