UNWTO International Network of Sustainable Tourism Observatories
A Network of Tourism Observatories monitoring sustainable tourism development at Destination Level
The UNWTO International Network of Sustainable Tourism Observatories (INSTO) is a network of tourism observatories monitoring the economic, environmental and social impact of tourism at the destination level. The initiative is based on UNWTO’s long-standing commitment to the sustainable and resilient growth of the sector through measurement and monitoring, supporting the evidence-based management of tourism.
INSTO seeks to support and connect destinations that are committed to regular monitoring of economic, environmental and social impacts of tourism, to unlock the power of evidence-based decision making at the destination-level, fostering sustainable tourism practices locally and globally.
Fostering a dynamic network of partners that strives towards creating healthy places for both visitors and the host communities while leaving resilient destinations to future generations.
TOOLS AND RESOURCES
A repository of tools and resources on the 11 mandatory issue areas that INSTO Observatories are required to monitorTOOLS AND RESOURCES
Learn about the different generic elements of importance within the INSTO framework that member observatories are followingFRAMEWORK