Hoteliers Circle is a proud Tree Ambassador

One Tree Planted is a non-profit environmental charity on a mission of global reforestation. It is dedicated to making it easier for individuals and businesses to give back to the environment, create a healthier climate, protect biodiversity, by planting trees in North America, Latin America, Africa, Asia, Europe and the Pacific.


Why Corporate Social Responsibility Matters

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is when a company operates in an ethical and sustainable way and deals with its environmental and social impacts. This means a careful consideration of human rights, the community, environment, and society in which it operates. CSR also helps foster a more productive and positive work environment for employees. It promotes volunteering and positive efforts from employees.

  • Tourism for SDGs

    An online platform to promote a greater engagement of the tourism sector with sustainable development. The online tool was developed by the UNWTO to advance the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs )through tourism.

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  • Global Sustainable Tourism Council

    GSTC is an independent organization established in 2007 by UNEP, the United Nations Environment Program, and UNWTO, the United Nations World Tourism Organization, for promoting the increased knowledge, understanding and adoption of sustainable tourism practices.

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  • One Tree Planted

    Started in 2014, One Tree Planted is a 501 charity with a mission to help global reforestation efforts. The organization is built on a network of individuals, businesses, and schools who either donate monetarily or volunteer to help plant trees around the world.

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  • The Olive Ridley Project

    The Olive Ridley Project (ORP) was founded by Dr Martin Stelfox in 2013. Its mission is to protect sea turtles and their habitats through rescue and rehabilitation of injured sea turtles, education and outreach, and scientific research.

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  • EarthCheck

    EarthCheck, an international tourism advisory group. It is headquartered in Brisbane, Queensland and was developed by the Sustainable Tourism CRC, a research centre specialising in sustainable tourism and research. It works as a scientific benchmarking, certification and advisory group for travel and tourism.

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  • Clean the World

    Clean the World Foundation is a global health organization committed to improving the quality of life for vulnerable communities around the world. It provides sustainable resources, programming, and education focused on water, sanitation, and hygiene.

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  • 1% for the Planet

    1% for the Planet represents a global network of businesses, individuals and nonprofit organizations tackling our planet's most pressing environmental issues. The 1% for the Planet certification is given to businesses and individuals that donate 1% of annual sales or salary to environmental causes. 

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  • Global Wellness Day

    First celebrated in 2012, Global Wellness Day was established in Turkey as the “first” day dedicated to living well, and has now been accepted worldwide. Global Wellness Day is an entirely not-for-profit day, a social project dedicated to direct the thoughts of  society towards “living well” and to raise awareness.

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  • ISSP

    ISSP is a member-driven member-driven organization and a professional association of sustainability practitioners. It gives sustainability professionals access to the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities, tools, and career-development resources to remain effective.

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  • Green Ideas For Tourism

    Green Ideas For Tourism for Europe is an Erasmus+ project. Through integrating the innovative world concepts in environmental protection like Cradle-to-cradle products, Circular economy and principles of Blue economy, the project will help tourism students to meet the challenges of the industry of tomorrow.

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  • Travelife

    Founded in 2007, the Travelife Sustainability System is an initiative dedicated to promoting sustainable practices within the travel and tourism industry. The Travelife initiative is based on the central role of tour operators and travel agents in the tourism supply chain.

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  • Oceanic Global

    Oceanic Global inspires us to care deeply for the ocean and provides solutions to protect it. The international non-profit sheds light on humanity’s essential relationship to the ocean and empowers individuals, communities, and industries to create positive change. 

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