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11 October 2016 Rise to the Sustainable Event Challenge

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Sustainability helps the environment, saves money and offers a creative twist.

Expert advice on greening your event by Jon Proctor, CEO of Green Tourism featured in Conference News Magazine. Read more..

7 October 2016 Green Tourism Gets Behind LED In Light Of Halogen Ban

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In light of the recent EU halogen bulb ban, Green Tourism are backing LED lighting as a sustainable and cost effective alternative as they report businesses could be saving a massive 90% on costs with the one simple switch.

Jon Proctor CEO of Green Tourism, the world’s largest sustainable certification programme of its kind, explains more about why switching from halogen to LED makes business sense. See more…

28 September 2016 Green Tourism areas become Top 100 2016 Sustainable Destinations

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Green Tourism has announced two of its destinations – County Down and The Broads – have been listed in the Top 100 Sustainable Destinations 2016.

The two destinations join a host of green-minded areas around the globe in a list that recognises commitment to value authenticity, Biodiversity, nature, culture, community and the environment for future generations of citizens and travellers. See more…

27 September 2016 Green Tourism Turns Over a New Leaf

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Green Tourism marks World Tourism Day on the 27th September 2016 with the launch of a campaign focusing on member benefits.

Following extensive research into what members value from Green Tourism, the company has revamped its offer focusing on providing products and services that deliver significant value and business return. See more…

26 September 2016 Caterer Licensee Hotelier News

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Green Tourism, the world’s largest sustainable certification programme of its kind, marks World Tourism Day on the 27th September 2016 with the launch of a campaign focusing on member benefitsSee more…

19 September 2016 Caterer Licensee Hotelier News

Caterer Licensee Hotelier News

UK-based QHotels has received top recognition for sustainable best practice as Green Tourism, the world’s largest sustainable certification programme of its kind, has awarded Gold & Silver accreditations to each of its 26 hotel destinations around the UK. See more…

16 September 2016 Association of Serviced Apartment Providers

Association of Serviced Apartment Providers

We’re delighted to feature a special interview with Jon Proctor, CEO of Green Tourism. Jon gives his top tips on what ASAP members can do to make their businesses more sustainable including interesting insights from Citadines in London who’ve won several awards for their green tourism initiatives. See more…

7 September 2016 RCI Ventures

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New calculator to measure carbon footprint of tourism sector
Sustainability accreditation company Green Tourism has created an online tool designed to calculate the carbon footprint of hospitality and tourism businesses. See more…

1 September 2016 Scottish Grocer

Scottish Grocer

GREEN Tourism, the sustainable tourism certification programme, has produced a list of top tips for convenience retailers who want to make their businesses more sustainable.
1. Have a green range or use a symbol to represent green products in stock such as low-phosphate detergents, oxygen-based products or natural products. See more…

2 September 2016 The Caterer

The Caterer

A high-level sustainability strategy is a great first step for hoteliers, but real progress will only be made if staff at all levels understand the environmental footprints left by their actions. Elly Earls learns how to treat a hotel business like an ethical islandSee more…

24 August 2016 Hospitality and Catering News

Hospitality & Catering News

Top UK chefs call for ban on polystyrene packaging – where a group of influential chefs and food experts wrote to the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, urging him to implement a London-wide ban on polystyrene packaging, citing environmental and health concerns, grows. See more…

22 August 2016 Business Quarter Live

Business Quarter Live

John Proctor is the MD of sustainable certification programme, Green Tourism. He talked to BQ about sustainable tourism, managing a team and planning for the future of the business. See more…

August 2016 Open Air Business

Open Air Business

A green guide for glampsites from Green Tourism, the world’s largest sustainable tourism certification programme. A growing number of UK holidaymakers consider supporting sustainable tourism when choosing a holiday destination. See more…

18 July 2016 Whats on & Where to go

Whats on & Where to go

Glamping is a truly sustainable experience – the carbon footprint is minimal and getting back to nature makes for a memorable experience. The UK has a number of high quality destinations in beautiful locations and this guide from Green Tourism See more…

15 July 2016 Scotland B2B

Scotland B2B

180,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide have already been saved as a result of sustainable practices. Sustainability accreditation company Green Tourism has created an online tool designed to calculate the carbon footprint of hospitality and tourism businesses. See more…

13 July 2016 Caterer Licensee Hotelier News

Caterer Licensee Hotelier News

 

Sustainability expert, Green Tourism, is calling on the tourism sector to showcase their sustainable approach to business in a bid to attract a growing number of responsible travelers in light of the Brexit vote. See more…