INSTO Framework

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INSTO Framework: Part 1  

Step 1

Participatory approach

  • Awareness raising activities
  • Establishment of support system
  • Formation of Local Working Group

     

Step 2

Submission of documents

  • Application form + KML file
  • Destination profile
  • Preliminary study
  • Letters of support


     

Step 3

Stakeholer engagement

  • New vs. existing observatories
  • Annual stakeholder's workshop




     
INSTO Framework: Part 2  

Step 4

Madndatory issue areas

  • Local satisfaction with tourism
  • Destination economic benefits
  • Employment
  • Tourism seasonality
  • Energy management
  • Water management
  • Waste water (sewage) management
  • Solid waste management
  • Governance

Step 5

Collection and exchange

  • Regular and timely measurement
  • Annual stakeholder's workshop
  • Adaptation period
  • Annual progress report
  • Regional coordinator
  • Annual open consulation

     

Step 6

Sharing knowledge

  • Create and maintain publicly accessible website
  • Collect and document success stories
  • Share monitoring results with other observatories
  • Exchange information among destinations
  • Share experiences with UNWTO Member States

     

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