Green Globe Standard

The Green Globe certification is a structured assessment of the sustainability performance of travel and tourism businesses and their supply chain partners. Businesses can monitor improvements and document achievements leading to certification of their enterprises’ sustainable operation and management.
The Green Globe Standard includes 44 core criteria supported by over 380 compliance indicators in four key areas:

1.Sustainable Management
2. Social and Economic
3. Cultural Heritage
4. Environmental

The applicable indicators vary by type of certification, geographical area as well as local factors. The entire Green Globe Standard is reviewed and updated twice per calendar year.
Click here for the Green Globe Standard with the complete set of criteria.

Industry Sectors
We provide certification against Green Globe’s standards for the following industry categories:
• Hotel & Resort
• Congress Center, Meeting Venues
• Business (Wholesale/Retail)
• Attraction
• Travel Industry (Tour Operators, Destination Management Company, Meeting & Incentive Industry)
• Cruise Ships (River & Ocean)
• Golf Course
• Organization
• Restaurant
• Spa, Health Center
• Transportation (Mass Transportation, Bus Company, Limousine Service, Car Rental)
• Meeting & Events

Benefits of Certification
• Green Globe’s Media Reach and Advertising Value Equivalent and annual accumulated potential audience reach
• Connection to consumers who now expect verified green credentials
• Enhanced brand reputation connected to a commitment to local communities and the environment
• Better risk management through regular review of operations and processes
• Local and global recognition
• Quantifiable contribution to the local community
• Inclusion on Bookdifferent’s websites (supported by booking.com) and Green Globe’s website and app