Who are they?
As a world leading sustainability standard, Green Tourism influence and advise tourism and hospitality businesses. Founded in Scotland, it has more than 2,500 members and its reach extends to 20 different countries worldwide.
Its awards are globally acknowledged as an indicator of environmentally friendly best practice and it’s expanding membership community and the positive impacts it’s collectively making, endorses its overarching vision to care for people, places and the planet.
This Scheme helps businesses reduce their environmental impact. Based on the three pillars of caring for people, places and our planet. The Green Tourism Assessment criteria covers over 70 indicators across 15 sustainability goals including carbon, waste, biodiversity, local produce, ethical purchasing and equality. All the criteria are aligned to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
In 2021, Green Tourism launched the Green Meetings Standard following strong demand for a meetings sector specific accreditation.
The Scheme is suitable for tourism and hospitality businesses from individual accommodation providers to visitor attractions and large hotel groups.
How to apply
Visit the Green Tourism Scheme website for more information and apply.