Start the process
Take on a mission – Establish a team – Engage Stakeholders – Develop, adopt and promote a policy of environmental and social sustainability
Analyze performance – Access to real-time information – Identification of critical points – Prioritization of initiatives – Performance report
Achieve bronze – Bronze Certification | SEE – Celebration with stakeholders – Sharing results
Manage and communicate the process – Strengthening processes – Risk identification and management – Development of an action plan with objectives – Creation of appealing initiatives – Development of communication plan – Involvement of external stakeholders – Demonstration of transparency
Check commitments – Independent, experienced and credible evaluation to verify established commitments
Fulfilling the journey Conclusion of the results achieved 1-4 years old | Silver Certification 5-9 years old | Gold Certification 10-14 years old | Platinum Certification +15 years | Master Certification
Update the process – Renewal every 12 months
European Best Destinations appoint the Azores as a safe destinations for 2021. Azores distinguished by Green Destinations in the “Communities & Culture” category.
Azores are once again part of the TOP 100 of Sustainable Destinations. National Tourism Award: The Certification of the Azores wins in the category of Sustainable Tourism.