The Sustainable Tourism Network

About us

The Sustainable Tourism Network, formerly Sustainable Travel Ireland, is Ireland’s leading and longest-running body for the promotion and support of sustainable tourism. STN is dedicated to inspiring, supporting and promoting sustainable and regenerative tourism.

We have been training and certifying businesses since 2009! Our mission is to empower the global tourism industry to be more sustainable through high-quality networking, collaboration, training and certification; benefiting businesses, visitors and communities alike.

Our internationally recognised certification standard are recognised by the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC). At STN we have 3 sets of internationally recognised criteria,

  • Accommodation
  • Tour Operator
  • Ecotourism

At The Sustainable Tourism Network we envision a future where all tourism is sustainable.

The Sustainable Tourism Network Core Values

BE POSITIVE & PASSIONATE

We are upbeat, encouraging, constructive and passionate about sustainability.

DO GOOD BUSINESS

We run an ethical, sustainable and efficient network that supports your business to thrive.

ALWAYS STRIVE

We continously improve our products, services and skills. We minimise negative impacts and grow positive ones.

LEAD THE WAY

As sustainability trailblazers, we embrace learning, share knowledge and seek innovative solutions.

CHAMPION COMMUNITY

We believe collaboration within the tourism industry is the key to achieving superior results.

How We Can Support Your Business

At the Sustainable Tourism Network we can provide support for your business in many areas including:

  • Energy reduction and management
  • Carbon reduction and management
  • Water reduction and management
  • Waste reduction and management
  • Food Waste reduction and management
  • Single use plastic management
  • Creating your sustainability policy
  • Sustainable purchasing
  • Supporting biodiversity
  • Gaining certification

Learn More About What We Do

Ready to future proof your business?

Join Ireland’s leading Sustainable Tourism Network today.