Legend to the table

GSTR score: calculated on the basis of 40-60 indicators. Scores below 6 indicate that the destination is attractive, but does not participate in an international tourism sustainability programme.

Excellence indicators: correspond to the selection criteria.

Nature: Quality of nature, wildlife experience, and landscape in the destination.

Environment quality (air, water, bathing water) and environmental care in the destination.

Cultural heritage, local identity and tradition in the destination.

Social issues -  People & Hospitality, incl. the human rights situation, and human respect.

Green Economy: business sector efforts, green energy, climate aptation, waste & water management.

Green Tourism Policy: externally verified compliance to GSTC destination criteria (counts for 40% of the GSTR score, incl. 20% for certification).