Sustainability of tourism is our priority
At Biosphere, we have developed certifications to ensure an appropriate long-term balance between the economic, socio-cultural and environmental dimensions of a destination, reporting significant benefits for a tourism, society and environment entity.
By ensuring compliance with a range of requirements based on the principles of sustainability and continuous improvement, we offer companies in the industry the opportunity to design products and services with a new, non-aggressive tourism model, meeting current customer and user needs without compromising future generations.
The first international sustainable tourism body
THE certification BIOSPHERE © is granted by Responsible Tourism Institute (RTI) , an independent body created in 1995 with the objective of promoting sustainable development actions and programs in tourist destinations and companies. THE RTI born supported by UNESCO per middle of a Memorandum of Understanding which enabled the development of cooperation activities, projects and events between the two organizations. RTI is one of the founding members of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council ( GSTC ), sponsored by the United Nations Foundation.
THE Responsible Tourism Institute (RTI) It has been leading tourism's contribution to sustainable development for over 20 years. Born after the World Conference on Sustainable Tourism (1995), sponsored by UNESCO , gives UNWTO, of United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and from European Union (EU) . Since then, the mission of ATR has been the promotion of the principles of World Charter for Sustainable Tourism (approved at that Conference) and all United Nations Sustainable Development guidelines and precepts