UNWTO International Network of Sustainable Tourism Observatories

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.

MISSION

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.

VISION

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 monitor

TOOLS AND RESOURCES  

WEBINARS

Technical INSTO webinars

WEBINARS  

INSTO FRAMEWORK

Learn about the different generic elements of importance within the INSTO framework that member observatories are following

FRAMEWORK  

APPLICATION

Application and framework documents

APPLICATION  

INSTO OBSERVATORIES

Meet the Observatories who have joined the UNWTO INSTO Network

OBSERVATORIES  

ABOUT INSTO

Learn more about the objectives and benefits behind this initiative

ABOUT  

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

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FAQs  

CONTACT US

CONTACT  

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