To enhance the practices of the regions hotel and tourism operators by providing high quality education and training related to sustainable tourism; promoting the industrys efforts and successes to the traveling public and other stakeholders; and serving as a vital link to all stakeholders with sustainable tourism interests in the Caribbean region.
CASTs Strategic Focus:
– Sustainable tourism certification and standards development: promoting standards of environmental performance & leadership in the travel and tourism sector;
– Environmental management tools: best practice resources e.g. guides, manuals, videos, DVDs for use by tourism businesses;
– Advocacy: promoting responsible environmental and social issues within the Caribbean tourism sector and representing the interests and successes of the sector at key regional and international forums; reporting on meeting outcomes to the sector;
– Fund raising: a focused strategy on targeted fund raising for program and operational