Caribbean Alliance for Sustainable Tourism (CAST)

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History

Founded 1997, as the environmental subsidiary of Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA). Also referred to as Caribbean Action for Sustainable Tourism.

Aims

Enhance the practices of the region's hotel and tourism operators by providing high quality education and training related to sustainable tourism; promote the industry's efforts and successes to the travelling public and other stakeholders; serve as a vital link to all stakeholders with sustainable tourism interests in the Caribbean region.

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Activities

'Strategic focus': Sustainable tourism certification and standards development, including promotion of standards for environmental leadership and performance in the hotel sector; development of best practice tools; advocacy; fund raising. 'Programmes and Services': Sustainability - Hotel Environmental Leadership and Performance (HELP) programme; Training; Advocacy; Fund Raising; Environmental Best Practice Tools.

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Financing

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 2 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 6 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 17 countries
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Type I Classification

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

UIA Org ID

E3541

Last News Received

2016
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