Singapore Tourism Board (STB) has announced its support in the country’s participation in the Global Destination Sustainability-Index (GDS-Index). In line with the Singapore Green Plan 2030 (SGP2030), a strategy set to advance Singapore’s sustainable development, this move strengthens its efforts for sustainability and its identity as a City in Nature.
As a member of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) since 2021, the city has supported integration of sustainable practices in main venues such as Resorts World Sentosa, and Marina Bay Sands.
“Sustainability is a key priority for Singapore tourism because it is vital to our future and travellers are become increasingly aware of the impact of their consumption,” says Keith Tan, Chief Executive of STB. “Becoming a leading sustainable urban destination requires a long-term commitment from both the government and industry. That is why Singapore’s participation in the GDS-Index is important, as it focuses our collective efforts and helps us track our progress as a City in Nature, where large experiences come with small footprints.”