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APEC Sustainable Tourism Evaluation Tool for Visitor and Destination (ASTET)

COVER_223_TWG_APEC Sustainable Tourism Evaluation Toll (EN)
Published Date September 2023
Type of Publication Manuals
Publication Under SOM Steering Committee on Economic and Technical Cooperation (SCE), Tourism Working Group (TWG)
Accessed 406
Pages 68
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Description

This handbook aims to become a comprehensive guideline for the enhancement of sustainable tourism management, contextualized for the Asia-Pacific region. It is the fruition of the project TWG 05 2021S to enhance sustainable tourism management, develop management standard, exchange experiences and best practice in the Asia-Pacific destinations, and ensure long-term positive image of APEC economies. The handbook covers a range of topics, including trends of tourism in the post COVID-19; a review of internationally recognized visitor management tools; guidelines and handbook of the new APEC Sustainable Tourism Evaluation Tool for Visitor and Destination (ASTET); together with analysis of sustainability and consistency of the visitor management assessment tools in the contexts of Thailand and the Asia-Pacific region.