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Greek Travel Pages
For more than a quarter of a century, GREEK TRAVEL PAGES (GTP) has been the only monthly travel & tourism guide that has established itself as an invaluable source of information for tourism professionals. GTP is a working guide published in the English language. Complete, accurate and practical, it helps thousands of professionals worldwide in their daily operations. The web site,www.gtp.gr is one of the leading resources for online information on the Greek travel – tourism products and services for travel professionals and tourists. It offers complete and directly effective solutions for advertising promotion with the use of targeted advertising. Greek Travel Pages has been covering news about the Greek travel industry since 1975 through print media.
Green Evolution SA
Green Evolution, a For-Profit Organization based in Athens, Greece, was created in 2009 by a group of environmental, engineering, financial and legal experts who are specialists in environment, energy and carbon finance. Through innovative technical & financial services, Green Evolution’s vision is to help create a sustainable and secure future based on integrated environmental services in Tourism, while its mission is to facilitate and assist all levels of government, private sector companies in their efforts to effectively reduce greenhouse gas emissions and mitigate climate change. Green Evolution offers integrated advising services in Tourism Market of South East Europe (especially in Greece and Cyprus), related with several certification standards (Travelife, Green Globe, Ecolabel for Tourism) and Awards (Green Key, Green Leaders) of Sustainable Tourism. Green Evolution designs and implements strategies and projects on greenhouse gas management and Training in Tourism Sector. In 2014, Green Evolution was nominated as Candidate for Country Business Awards for Greece and won two Awards in GR Environmental Awards 2014, one for Climate Change Prevention via the “CO2 Neutral Seal”, an innovative scheme that offers the most promising Environmental Tools against the Climate Change and another for an instrumentation focusing in Energy Consumption Measurement in Buildings.
Green Globe provides certification, training & education, and marketing services in over 90 countries worldwide. Based in Los Angeles, California and with representations in Latin & South America, Middle East, the Caribbean, Europe and Asia, Green Globe provides certification for the sustainable operations and management of travel and tourism companies and their related supplier businesses. Separate standards are offered for Hotels/Resorts, Attractions, Organizations, Cruise Ships, Businesses (outside tourism) and Suppliers for the tourism industry. Green Globe also maintains a global network of independent auditors who provide third party inspection and validation. The Green Globe Certification Standard has been developed and improved over the past 25 years and is internationally recognized. Green Globe offers a platform for auditing and consulting companies to expand their business and to be part of an internal company.
Green Growth – AREAS OF COMPETENCIES
✔Project & Concept development – hotel projects with sustainable Development as integral part
✔Sustainability strategy definition & implementation
✔Stakeholder engagement strategies
✔Sustainability as integral part of operational solutions & processes & training (human resources, purchasing, marketing, gastronomia, maintenance etc.)
✔Sustainable luxury – integrated sustainable guest/consumer experiences
✔Certification & Audit with recognized international 3rd party Certification schemes
✔Marketing & Communication for Sustainability
✔Sustainability reporting & Communication
✔Change management – assisting companies to root sustainability within their Company culture
✔Executive coaching – both individual & Team
Green Key Global
Green Key Global is a leading international environmental certification body that offers standardized programs and resources, designed specifically for the hotel and meetings industries. Affordable programs, including the Green Key Eco-Rating and the Green Key Meetings Programs, help our members leverage organizational corporate social responsibility activities and support sustainable initiatives across their properties and brands to benefit the environment and improve fiscal performance and community relations. With over 20 participating countries and a notable mix of branded and independent members, Green Key Global is truly the hotel and lodging industry’s sustainable certification program of choice.
The Green Key Global suite of programs allows participants to benefit on several fronts ? cost savings, increased bookings from environmentally conscious consumers and meeting planners and responsible corporate citizenry. Green Key Global strives to simultaneously educate members on the value these activities have on a broader environmental, social and economic level. In support of this, Green Key conducts on-site verification audits to validate member ratings and also provides a variety of marketing materials to assist members in the promotion of their efforts.
This organization pledged their commitment to the GSTC Criteria and Sustainable Tourism Best Practices.
Green Leaf Foundation
Green Leaf Foundation was established in 1998 by six organizations from government sector and private sector in Thailand. These participating organizations could strengthen their corporate social responsibility efforts. The significant of the GLF are environmental impact, tremendous growth, and competition for clients, the hotel industry provided a key opportunity. GLF ethos evolves around “going local”. Hotels are encouraged to present a “Green Menu” using locally-grown, GLF recommends local Thai products, Thai-architecturally styles that are friendlier on the environment and more appealing to guests. These practices also boost the local economy through increased local revenue and job creation.
Green Pearls Gmbh Unique Places
Green Pearls® is a collection of handpicked, sustainable and unique places worldwide. The German company with headquarters in Darmstadt has the goal to unify international tourism companies, who support the protection of the environment and commit to social engagement. Thereby, Green Pearls® is the first holding company worldwide that combines sustainable hotels, destinations and restaurants in a global data source. www.greenpearls.com
Greenloons illuminates ecotourism certification procedures so travelers can make vacation purchasing decisions based on ethical environmental standards for sustainability and conservation, rather than marketing tactics. Its mission is to make ecotourism an economically viable, socially accountable, and environmentally transparent choice for both travelers and tourism business owners. For travelers, its B2C website offers a Green Vacation Collection consisting of independently certified sustainable travel packages. For tourism business owners, its B2B services include data collection and analyses of the Return on Investment (ROI) for sustainable tourism, psychographic analyses of the American eco-traveler, certification audits, and community-based tourism development strategies. For more information about Greenloons please visit us at www.greenloons.com
Greenview is a sustainability consulting and research firm that helps organizations with their strategy, programs, measurement, and reporting. In addition, Greenview provides technology solutions to make calculation and monitoring of data and best practices easy through its Greenview Portal. Greenview’s clients include many of the hotel industry’s leading chains, as well as cruise lines, event organizers, venues, destinations, trade associations, and research institutions to catalyze sustainability as the industry’s thought leader. With offices in Singapore and the United States, Greenview works with hotel companies to develop and implement strategies, programs, and data measurement platforms. Greenview’s clients have received notable awards and recognition including the Dow Jones Sustainability Index Global Leader, CDP Leadership Index, and GRESB Green Star. In addition to advising leading global organizations, Greenview has launched several innovative industry initiatives including the Green Venue Report, Convene Green Sustainability Commitment, the Green Lodging Survey, the Cornell Hotel Sustainability Benchmarking Index, the Hotel Footprinting Tool, the Hotel Owners for Tomorrow coalition, and the UNWTO’s sustainable cruise development benchmarking for South-East Asia. For more information, visit www.greenview.sg or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Gyeonggi Tourism Organization (GTO)
Gyeonggi Tourism Organization (GTO) is a governmental organization funded by the Gyeonggi-do provincial government that aims to establish Gyeonggi-do as a dynamic business events destination where people, technology, and ideas converge to create great value and a memorable experience for customers. As the lead quasi-government organization in the tourism and business events sector in Gyeonggi-do, the Gyeonggi Tourism Organization assists business event organizers, corporations, and associations by providing comprehensive and impartial information on Gyeonggi-do’s meeting and exhibition facilities, incentive venues and industry partners.