Green Tourism recognised at Global Good Awards

 

Green Tourism, the organisation that offers credible, trustworthy, independent guidance to businesses in the sector committed to sustainability, is celebrating its recognition at the 2018 Global Good Awards.

Scotland-headquartered Green Tourism took silver in the Best Environmental Behaviour Change category at the Global Good Awards, now in their fourth year.

Green Tourism was singled out in the category, sponsored by Paper Lounge, for impressing the judges with its consultancy and accreditation service, providing support and advice for travel related businesses to help them with a range of needs, from reducing the use of resources to creating jobs and promoting local culture and sustainable lifestyles.

Judges praised Green Tourism with comments referring to how the organisation sets “clear measurable achievements evidence for both participating organisations their supply chains” and the need for such an initiative in “tourist destinations all over the world is obvious”.

Global Good Awards said it was proud to award businesses of all sizes who are recognised for their leadership and excellence in social impact and sustainability.

It added that the awards evening was a fabulous affair and said it was incredibly impressed with the standard of entries this year.

Green Tourism has been working for more than two decades to change the relationship between the industry and its most important asset: the planet.

As well as benefiting the environment, Green Tourism can help businesses in the industry reduce overheads and improve efficiency, support communities, improve customer experiences and gain a competitive advantage.

Andrea Nicholas, Green Tourism managing director, said: “We’re delighted that our work to encourage sustainability in tourism has been recognised by the prestigious Global Good Awards. We are committed to encouraging the best environmental behaviour and changing attitudes across the sector, so it’s encouraging to see our work gaining such credit.

“We have many more initiatives in the pipeline that will help all tourism businesses do the best they can for the environment and sustainability.”

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