With the Bordeaux Convention Bureau joining Global Destination Sustainability Index(GDS-Index), Bordeaux is now part of a global destination sustainability movement, that seeks to engage, inspire and enable urban centres to become more regenerative places to visit, meet and thrive in.
As such, the city will actively participate in the collaborative platform to benchmark the sustainability of their destination and their meeting and events industry, and improve the sustainability strategy of its Convention Bureau and Destination Management Organizations, among many other activities.
Guy Bigwood, Managing Director for the GDS-Index said: “Bordeaux, aside of being a touristic hotspot for wine aficionados, is also a world class host for large meetings and events. The city’s drive to make these more sustainable is commendable, and we look forward to helping Bordeaux develop a better sustainable destination strategy, improve their performance and share their tactics for change globally.”
Bordeaux has already made significant efforts to create a regenerative culture to meet, live, and thrive in. The wine capital of the world has the largest urban area classified by UNESCO, and is a hub for meetings for the medical industry, academia and learning, digital economy and aeronautics.