The Road to a
Sustainable Future in Tourism..
Today, adopting sustainability in business models is inevitable for sustainable development; the adoption of sustainable tourism by all stakeholders is of key importance in terms of managing changing tourism trends, implementing environmental sustainability and protecting shared values. This situation requires an approach that can adapt to social and environmental sustainability and a management style that keeps green on the agenda, instead of short-term concerns in tourism.
Tourism facilities are certified worldwide in accordance with environmental impacts all over the world in order to change the profitability of the facilities and to respond changing consumer expectations. With this awareness in mind, the number of Greening Hotels certified facilities in Turkey is increasing rapidly every day. Therefor, the Greening Hotels Certificate is created to increase the number of environmentally friendly facilities for the sustainable future of tourism.
While the Greening Hotels Certificate provides the sector companies with competitive advantage, being a leader in the sector, applying sustainable business models, customer satisfaction, reducing operating costs and being successful in managing change for a sustainable future; on the other hand, it contributes to environmental sustainability thanks to natural resources protection, water saving, solid waste reduction, use of renewable energy, recycling, energy efficiency, and the existence of policies and regulations compatible with environmental protection.
For a sustainable future in the tourism industry; we invite all tourism facilities to obtain the “Greening Hotels Certificate”.