Contact Austrian Ecolabel for Tourism

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The Austrian Ecolabel ("Österreichisches Umweltzeichen für Tourismus") was the first national eco-label for tourism worldwide. It has been awarded to hotels and other accommodatio businesses, restaurants and travel packages. Green meetings and events can be certified since 2010, and conference centres and event locations since 2014.

The label is active since 1996.

Certifying Organisation
Austrian Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management (BMLFUW)
Partner Organisation/s
Austrian Consumer Association (VKI)
Travel Countries
Austria, Italy (South Tyrol)
Certified Tourism Services
Over 350    >see list A-Z     >see map
Sustainability Areas
Environment, Management, Social Issues, Culture
Assessment Process
On site Third Party Assessment
Market Place
Accommodations, Travel packages, Camping sites and Restaurants, Activities
License Period
4 Years
International recognition
"GSTC recognised standard" since January 2012


Firstname Andreas
Lastname Tschulik
Organisation Austrian Federal Ministry for Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management (BMLFUW)
Postal Address Stubenbastei 5, 1010 Wien, Österreich
Phone Number +43(0)1 7110061
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Released 06/11/2017
Country Austria,,
Keywords CEU3, CEU20, Certification and standards, Europe, GSTC recognised, MPCACC, MPCACT, MPCRES, MPCTRA, SFP, awardingorganisations,
Organization Type Governments & Administrations Governments & Administrations
Supporting Solutions Type Certificates Certificates
Topics Certification & Marketing
Operational level National