GreenHotelWorld first OTA to offset hotel carbon footprints for free

Online Travel Agent GreenHotelWorld's homepageOTA already provides eco-conscious travelers a booking Platform that filters more than 8,000 Green Hotels Worldwide based on their certified and verified green practices.  In addition, the platform now also offers travellers the chance to search through and book over 124,000+ non-green hotels, while offsetting the estimated CO2 emissions created by any hotel stay.

 In Brief 

  • Through their recent partnership with TripAdvisor, GreenHotelWorld has integrated green hotels included in the TripAdvisor GreenLeaders Program and claims it now hosts the largest collection of certified & verified green hotels on any OTA.
  • International tourism contributes directly to 5% of global CO2 emissions. Of this, hotels account for 21%.
  • GreenHotelWorld has partnered with myclimate, a carbon offsetting  organisation, to calculate and offset the CO2 emissions of user bookings.

 In Depth 

  • Read the entire press release
  • Follow GreenHotelWorld on Twitter
  • Read an article on Tripadvisor’s GreenLeader scheme: “Tripadvisor’s Greenleader certification: Leadership… or Greenwash?”

 In the Future… 

Jeremy Smith
Jeremy Smith
Jeremy Smith is the editor and co-founder of Travindy. He is a writer and communications consultant working for a more responsible and sustainable tourism industry. He is the author of two books, writes a fortnightly blog on responsible tourism for World Travel Market, and provides consultancy to a wide range of companies and organisations, ranging from National Parks to individual hotels and tour operators.

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