Sustainable Tourism certifications are programs that measure a Range of environmental, socio-cultural, and economic equity issues both internally (within the business, service, or product) and externally (on the surrounding community and physical environment).
Sustainable tourism is, according to the World Tourism Organization, "envisaged as leading to management of all resources in such a way that economic, social and aesthetic needs can be fulfilled with maintaining cultural integrity, essential ecological processes, biological diversity, and life support systems."
Sustainable tourism is the Tourism that does not degrade the environment or local cultures/societies.
Sustainable tourism is the tourism that is economically, socioculturally and environmentally sustainable. With sustainable tourism, sociocultural and environmental impacts are neither permanent nor irreversible.