For over 20 years, Green Key Global has been a leading international environmental certification body that offers standardized programs and resources, designed specifically for the hotel and meetings industries. The Green Key Eco-Rating Program is recognized by the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC). The graduated rating system is designed to recognize hotels, motels, and resorts that are committed to improving their environmental and fiscal performance. The Green Key Meetings Program is a comprehensive assessment tool for lodging and event facilities that host meetings of any size. This program is consistent with ASTM/APEX green meeting standards, which focus on sustainability and environmental performance at the facility level. Call (905) 638-6757.



Green Partner is the first consultancy bureau in South America specializing in advising hotels on green certifications recognized in the international hotel industry. The goal of our company is to professionally guide hotels with their sustainability plans from A to Z, with the goal of achieving a green label. In our portfolio we have the following label leaders in the hotel market: Green Key Global, ISO 14001:2004 Certified, Travelife Hotels & Accomodations, Travelife Travel Agents & Tour Operators, and EU-Ecolabel. Our services include: advice on sustainability, project management, and training programs.




The Green Seal is a nationally recognized symbol of environmental excellence. Since 1998 Green Seal’s credibility as an independent certifier and its Standard for Hotels & Lodging Properties (GS-33) have been essential for hoteliers wanting to prove their environmental leadership. Green Seal certification helps make a real and verifiable difference by reducing waste, conserving water and energy, and increasing sustainability in operations, products, and policies. Certified properties help protect the health of guests and staff, and see a positive ROI for their efforts. For more information call (202) 872-6400.



The Institute for Healthy Destination Accreditation is a nonprofit organization devoted to improving the healthy destination experience for business, leisure and group travelers. Our science-based certification process is designed to help resorts and hotels measure and improve their health and wellness-focused, amenities, services, programs, facilities and personnel. The IHDA accreditation process also helps to keep the health-focused traveler informed of their healthy travel options. Whether you are away from home for business or leisure, we want to make it easier for you to Travel Healthy! For more information, call (888) 670-4432.



STI, which has been involved in the sustainable tourism certification movement since 2002, offers solutions for accommodations of all sizes. STI’s standards are aligned with the Global Sustainable Tourism Criteria and have been developed transparently in collaboration with the travel industry. Offerings include: Sustainable Tourism Ecocertification Program™ for accommodations of all types and sizes, and the Luxury Ecocertification Program, a sustainable tourism standard specifically designed for luxury accommodations. Call (503) 488-5500 for more information.