A Green Seal of Approval : Why international standards for quality certification will benefit tourists, private firms, and the environment

From IDB America  (Inter-American Development Bank)

By Roger Hamilton

Adventuresome tourists love pleasant surprises such as spotting a shy bird or witnessing a spectacular sunset. But not when the surprise is a malfunctioning toilet.

Out in the world of sustainable tourism, too often it is “buyer beware.” How can a tourist be assured of safe food, clean lodging, and quality services? How can a responsible traveler know if a hotel or guide service truly respects the environment or if it treats local communities fairly?

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IDB America “A Green Seal of Approval”

About Rene

About Ecuador, Galápagos, the Hospitality & Tourism industry, Conservation and personal Tidbits from a Swiss Hôtelier working in Ecuador & Galapagos and committed to supporting and encouraging local youngsters in Education, Sports and Environmental protection via my Foundation "Nova Galápagos."
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