“The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) [accredits] certification programs for hotels and tour operators […]. Travelers can visit their site to see lists of these programs, which include The Rainforest Alliance and Earth Check, and hotels that are [certified] will typically show a certification logo on their own websites and marketing materials.”

Read the full article: How to Be a Green Traveler by By Justin Sablich on the New York Times (February 13, 2019)

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