To train and organize two tourist destinations and associated companies, to opt for the TourCert international certification, specialized in validating sustainability in the tourism sector
Duration 1 year (2018)
Area Sarchí, Sarapiquí
Partners. German Cooperation Agency (GIZ), TourCert
First Two Certified Sustainable Destinations in Costa Rica: Sarapiquí and Sarchí; and second in Latin America, after Cuenca in Ecuador.
45 companies obtained the TourCert Check distinction, committing to carry and monitor sustainable management in their businesses.
Training and development of Sustainability Reports and Continuous Improvement Plans.
Formation of Sustainability Councils acting as DMOs, formed by local government, private sector, academia and civil society.
Strategic partnerships in order to work on specific needs and opportunities of each area.