Certificate Austrian Ecolabel for Tourism


The Austrian Ecolabel ("Österreichisches Umweltzeichen für Tourismus") was the first national eco-label for tourism worldwide. It has been awarded to hotels and other accommodation businesses, tourist destinations, restaurants and travel packages, green meetings&events, conference centres and event locations, museums, theatres and cinemas.

The label is active since 1996.

The standard for tourist accommodation is GSTC recognised

Certifying Organisation Federal Ministry for Climate Action, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology (BMK)
Partner Organisation/s  Austrian Consumer Association (VKI)
License Period (years)  4 Years
Certified Tourism (nr) More than 500

Certified Tourism mapped on Tourism2030

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Organisation Austrian Federal Ministry of Climate Action, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology (BMK)
Postal Address Stubenbastei 5, 1010 Wien, Österreich
Phone Number +43 1 71162
Webpage https://www.umweltzeichen.at/tourismus - open in new window
Released 16/02/2024
Country Austria, Italy
Certified categories
  • Travel Packages Travel Packages
  • Accommodation Providers Accommodation Providers
  • Camping Camping
  • Restaurants & Catering Services Restaurants & Catering Services
  • Activities Activities
  • Destinations Destinations
Operational level National
Sustainability GSTC recognised
Credibility On-site audit
  • Certified tourism map on Tourism 2030
  • Standard published online for free
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