Go Green Advice Hub With Green Key
Green Key, the leading international eco-award for leisure and tourism businesses is offering free advice on going green at this year’s Hotel360 event.
Running the Go Green Advice Hub, Green Key staff will be on hand to discuss the criteria for becoming a Green Key awarded hotel.
With 130 criteria across 13 categories, Green Key is comprehensive and robust, covering water and energy usage, food and beverages, green space management, staff involvement and guest awareness.
The Green Key programme offers a ready-made environmental management structure for establishments wanting to improve their sustainability and show guests that they are committed to reducing the environmental impact of their stay.
Green Key is an international eco-label with over 3,000 awarded establishments in 57 countries. The programme is run internationally by the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) which also operate accreditation schemes such as Eco-Schools and Blue Flag beaches.
Now operating in the UK with environmental charities Keep Britain Tidy, Keep Wales Tidy, Keep Scotland Beautiful and Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful, hospitality businesses can achieve a standard of excellence in environmental responsibility and sustainable operation.
Green Key provides a well-proven framework for an establishment to work with its environmental management on sustainability issues, including awareness raising.
The high environmental standards expected of these establishments are maintained through rigorous documentation and frequent on-site audits.
Green Key is eligible for hotels, hostels, small accommodations, campsites, holiday parks, conference centres, restaurants, and visitor attractions.
After achieving the prestigious international award, the establishment can use it in its PR and marketing, potentially giving it a market advantage.
The Green Key programme is linked to the Sustainable Development Goals 2015-2030 addressed by the United Nations and is recognised by the Global Sustainable Tourism Council.
If you would like to find out more about Green Key and how your establishment can benefit from working with the criteria then come over to stand number 452 and chat to one of our experienced team members.