Leading sustainability experts in government, business and academic circles, more than 250 of them from 43 countries around the world, on September 27, 2022, gathered in Athens on the occasion of the eighth edition of the international conference of the Global Green Destinations Days.
Lošinj secured its place on the list of sustainable destinations again this year!
Lošinj has been participating in the "100 Best Sustainable Destinations" competition since 2016. This 'silver' Green Destinations silver status recognition is a significant step forward in efforts to achieve, prove and independently verify and confirm full compliance and thereby enable the award of a certificate for successful sustainable management in accordance with international standards defined by the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC).
"Green Destinations Award" is a program of certification of tourist destinations based on the assessment of compliance with criteria related to environmental preservation, social and economic situation and cultural aspects, with the aim of promoting sustainable tourist destinations at the international level.
In the process of destination certification was carried out desk audit after which is the total result generated from the grades obtained in the areas; Destination Management, Nature and Landscape, Environment and Climate, Culture and Tradition, Quality of Life, Business and Communication, and the highest score went to the area of Culture and Tradition. The audit was conducted in two phases; consideration of all attached documentation (implemented projects, surveys, analyses, contracts, statistics, promotional materials that prove sustainable business, etc.), while in the second phase, all activities undertaken by the destination related to the particular observed area are explained in detail.