Join Green Key
Green Key is an award for hotels, hostels, small accommodations, campsites, holiday parks, conference centres, restaurants and attractions worldwide
In order for your establishment to apply for Green Key, please check the following five points:
1. Is your establishment in a country with a national operator?
If your establishment is located in a country with a Green Key national operator, the local organisation will be in charge of evaluating your application (see map below). Please contact the national organisation directly to proceed with the application.
If your establishment is located in a country without a national operator, Green Key International will be in charge of your application.
2. Information about Green Key criteria and application process
If you are a hotel or other tourism establishment interested in joining the Green Key programme, we first encourage you to make yourself familiar with the Green Key criteria and general application process.
3. Why Green Key?
If you are assessing whether Green Key is useful for your establishment, here is some information about the advantages of joining the Green Key programme:
Responding to the increasing consumer expectations that tourism establishments actively work with sustainability
Helping tourism establishments to work with sustainability in a structured way
Contributing to the reduction of costs at the tourism establishments, for example through lower energy and water consumption
Having the work with sustainability at the tourism establishments recognised by an independent non-profit organisation
4. Test whether your establishment is eligible for Green Key
By using the self-assessment form, you can roughly assess how ready your hotel is to apply for the Green Key award.
If your establishment is located in a country with a Green Key national operator, sligthly different Green Key criteria may apply. Please contact your national operator for further details.
5. Get access to your online application account
If your establishment is located in a country without a national operator and you wish to apply for Green Key, please contact Green Key International to get access to your online application account.