Sustainable Tourism Accreditation Program

Sustainable Tourism Accreditation is the Australian tourism industry’s largest and longest-running sustainability program, with more than 3,000 participating businesses. Accreditation incorporates sustainability across environmental, cultural, social and commercial business practices.

Tourism businesses are able to craft high-quality, engaging, and memorable visitor experiences that not only meet but exceed customer expectations while demonstrating sound sustainability practices.

Sustainable Tourism Standards

This accreditation program covers the best standards for tourism businesses across all aspects of sustainable tourism operations, including:


  • Environmental Management
  • Social & Cultural Responsibility
  • Codes of Ethics and Professional Conduct
  • Customer Service, Safety & Protection
  • Staff Wellness and Human Resources
  • Sustainable Business Operation
  • Social and Regulatory Licencing Compliance
  • Sustainable Tourism Marketing & Promotion