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Creating regional networks of sustainable tourism stakeholders: Europes Voluntary Initiatives for Sustainability in Tourism (VISIT) and the Sustainable Tourism Certification Network of the Americas



Creating regional networks of sustainable tourism stakeholders: Europes Voluntary Initiatives for Sustainability in Tourism (VISIT) and the Sustainable Tourism Certification Network of the Americas



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This chapter describes the development of and implementation of two regional networks of sustainable tourism stakeholders, the VISIT network in Europe and the Sustainable Tourism Network of the Americas, and highlights the benefits and challenges of this approach.

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