This research of the International Sustainable Tourism Initiative
from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health will provide a science-based set of measures for destinations to manage their GhG emissions and the unaccounted-for costs of tourism growth.
Data gathered confirmed that the ISTI Framework can provide a standardized measurement system to local authorities seeking to achieve efficient destination economies, measure progress on meeting Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and evaluate the investment required to protect valuable natural and social capital. Primary research took place in Tunisia, on Djerba Island with the support of GIZ