Global registry of voluntary commitments & multi-stakeholder partnerships
DestiNet - Knowledge networking portal for sustainable & responsible tourism
Description/achievement of initiative is an independent portal which brings together the global community of people and organisations working for making tourism more sustainable. The portal leads you to helpful organisations and information sources, potential partners for exchange and collaboration, tools and good practice examples, sustainable tourism certification programmes and their certified products and services world wide.The Green Travel Maps on DestiNet bring destinations and certificates together, mapping eco-certified businesses and destinations, providing transparency on their green proofs, and supporting destinations in managing, monitoring and marketing their green offer. Pilot country is Germany. Interested destinations contact ECOTRANS.

Implementation methodologies

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure


Ecotrans network members, Sustainable Tourism certification programmes, Destinations
Updates to initiatives
Goal 8
Goal 12
Goal 15
Goal 17
Green Travel Map Germany
Other, please specify
certification programmes, destinations and marketing partners pay an annual fee or give donations
Staff / Technical expertise
ECOTRANS experts and external experts are involved as administrators, trainers, researchers and consultants
In-kind contribution
ECOTRANS receives financial contribution from EU and national funding programmes

This initiative fulfils the SMART criteria.
Basic information
Time-frame: 01/2004 - January 2030
Ecotrans network members, Sustainable Tourism certification programmes, Destinations
Contact information
Herbert Hamele, President,
United Nations