Mohonk Agreement 2000

The text of the agreement can be consulted at the following address: [1], [2], and in particular: the Mohonk agreement was an informal consensus for the harmonization and development of a common basis for sustainable certifications of tourism and ecotourism. It was developed among the world`s leading certification programs that met on November 17 and 19, 2000 at Mohonk Mountain House, New Paltz, New York. This was the first consensus agreement that clearly distinguishes sustainable tourism, the principles of which can be applied to any type of tourism of any magnitude, and ecotourism, a subset of sustainable tourism with a clear relationship between the company and its customers with nature, nature protection, local culture and interpretation. Since then, it has served as a major benchmark for the development of the world`s most sustainable tourism and ecotourism certification programmes, as well as a baseline for: World Tourism Organization (WTO) indicators for certification in “A Guidebook for Indicators of Sustainable Development for Tourism Destinations,” the “VISIT Standard” for European Certification Standards , the Sustainable Tourism Certification Network of the Americas` “Baseline Criteria for Sustainable Tourism Certification in the Americas.” It should be part of the basic criteria for a future accreditation programme, currently under development, which is tentatively called the Sustainable Tourism Succession Council (STSC), as well as recent developments, such as recent developments. B than those mentioned above. The Mohonk Agreement is a framework and principles for the certification of ecotourism and sustainable tourism The Mohonk Agreement lists the general principles and elements that should be the elements of a sustainable tourism certification program or the smaller niche of ecotourism. The most important aspects that should be part of each program are:.