2000 Green Holidays and Hotels all independently inspected to make sure they are caring for the planet and caring for their guests

Whether you are a looking for places to stay or things to do, Green Tourism provides the assurance you need that the certified businesses have been independently assessed against a National Sustainability standard.

It identifies businesses that are really making a difference so you can choose the greenest option with confidence.

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Don’t think about it DO IT! Small steps by us to protect our fragile planet, with Green Tourism’s help, mean we have been awarded for our efforts. We hope our example will tempt others to follow in our footsteps.

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With over 2,000 members in the UK, Ireland and Canada, we are the largest and most established sustainable grading programme in the world. Green Tourism offers credible, trustworthy, independent guidance to tourism businesses wishing to operate sustainably.  

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Why Green Tourism?

Becoming a member offers businesses a wide range of benefits, here are just a few:

  • Cost Savings
  • Bespoke Advice & Support
  • Marketing Advantage

Why Green Tourism?

Green Tourism has been running since 1997. We are a not-for-profit organisation.

We have more than 2,000 members across the UK, Ireland and Canada, making us the largest and most established sustainable national grading programme in the world*.
Green Tourism is recognised by UK national and regional government as a crucial part of its drive towards sustainability. Our aim is to build on this strong position and ensure that the UK remains at the forefront of sustainable tourism in the future whilst extending our work around the world.

*Tourism and Greenwash Report produced by Totem Tourism June 2013