Panama: Tourism Sustainability Standard

The standard establishes minimum criteria for tourism companies to include in their sustainability standards in order to raise competitiveness at the national level.

Thursday, July 6, 2017

From a statement issued by the Tourism Authority of Panama:
 
The Tourism Authority of Panama (ATP) announced the Panama Tourism Sustainability Standard on July 5, a standard which was developed jointly with the Ministry of Environment (MiAmbiente) and the Ministry of Commerce and Industries (MICI), after extensive national consultations, adjustments and training in recent months, both with the private sector, NGOs, community groups and academics.
 
According to the sub administrator of Tourism, Jennifer Champsaur, the creation of this standard establishes the minimum criteria for sustainability standards for tourism companies to include in their operations and in this way increase competitiveness of tourism products nationwide.



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