Climate hotels successfully 2011 took the climate hotels Germany eight awards at the European sustainable tourism awards at the European sustainable tourism awards (VESTAs) at the international tourism Exchange (ITB) Berlin home. Peter Thiel wanted to know more. There were 95 nominations from 14 countries in the categories of accommodation, transportation, visitor attraction, excursion destinations and tour operators. All eight climate-hotels accommodation were the parent category”nominated. Of all the nominees, the jury chose each the three best categories in eight different: natural/cultural heritage, sustainable travel, sustainable activities, quality of certification/marketing, training and education, targeted management, efficient/climate-friendly use of resources, sustainable consumption / sustainable production. The big winner is the Manor of Hitchin, which was allowed to accept an award equal in five categories: for a natural/cultural heritage; for sustainable services; Training and education; targeted management and for sustainable consumption / production.
The Creativhotel Luise received the coveted award for efficient/climate-friendly use of resources. The shingle breach nature resort was honored for its sustainable offerings. In the category quality of certification/marketing got the bio-Hotel connoisseur LandLust presented an award. The VESTAs were awarded this year for the first time at the ITB in Berlin. The winners and nominees are in the Atlas of excellence”published. About climate Hotels: Behind the climate-hotels Germany hosts who have ecologically and economically, for example due to consistent energy saving optimized their CO2 emissions and is committed to further climate protection measures. Also, each of the eight nationwide climate Hotels has the inevitable residual amount of carbon that is created within a year, determined by a CO2 footprint and compensated by controlled and certified projects.
The climate-hotels offer their guests a climate-neutral stay, without the guest without anything to have. Viabono has developed in cooperation with CO2OL, an experienced consulting and service agency for operational climate protection, to a CO2 Calculator for the hospitality industry. Thus, CO2 footprints for the operation can be easily and quickly create and determine the average CO2 emissions per night per guest. The calculated values can by recognized climate protection certificates from a certified reforestation project for CarbonFix standard or in part one are compensated on energy efficiency and development of renewable energies of oriented gold standard project. About Viabono: VIABONO (“to German: the way to the good”) was founded in 2001 on the initiative of the Federal Ministry of the environment and the Federal Environmental Agency. The aim was to counter a uniform, recognizable to the consumer brand to the confusing jungle of flags and seals. Today the VIABONO carrier Association stands with 18 organizations from consumer, environmental and tourism behind the brand (including German hotel and Restaurant Association, ADAC, federal, DTV, NABU). The brand VIABONO combines under one roof, flat rate hotels, holiday apartments, meeting houses, campsites, youth accommodation, restaurants? Canoeing providers as well as nature parks and TourismusKommunen. Absorbed in the circle of the VIABONO partner only, who effectively conducts business. The review is based on an extensive list of criteria. Can individual travel the VIABONO?Get certificate. Around 300 VIABONO?Members implement the idea of sustainable travel engaged in the fact most of them are family-owned. This is VIABONO one of the largest and most innovative tourism?Cooperation with the most organic? certified companies in Germany. More information under: pages/air hotels Germany/143131132397071 of climate hotels contact: Annette Kopf Hauptstr. 230 51503 Rosrath Hoffnungstal 022059198353 E-Mail: