Green Hotels & Responsible Tourism Initiative

Let's make travel fun, rewarding & RESPONSIBLE.

The Green Hotels and Responsible Tourism Initiative is an educational resource designed to help travelers, hoteliers, and local communities develop and promote environmental, social, and cultural sustainability by increasing awareness of issues affecting tourism and showcasing best green practices for hoteliers.


Read the guide, take the quiz, and share the responsible travel message with your friends and family.

The Responsible Traveler Guide
Learn how to:
  • Travel responsibly so that you have a more rewarding travel experience.

  • Travel while conserving the environment, so that you're also helping to enhance the lives of the local communities in the places we love to visit.


Read the whitepaper, and create an environmental statement to share with your customers and employees.

'How To Increase Your Bottom Line By Greening Your Hotel' Whitepaper
Learn how to:
  • Green your hotel so you can save money, reduce waste, and operate more efficiently.

  • Reduce your hotel's environmental impact so you can increase customer and employee satisfaction.


Dr Sonya Graci - Sustainable tourism specialist. Director of Accommodating Green. Assistant Professor at the Ted Rogers School of Hospitality and Tourism Management at Ryerson University, Toronto.

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Jacqueline Kuehnel - Corporate social responsibility, climate change, and tourism specialist. Managing Director of JK Consulting Enterprises.

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