Certificate Blaue Schwalbe

The "Blaue Schwalbe" (Blue Swallow) was the first eco-label for tourist accommodation worldwide. It was created in 1989 and certifies ecologically-oriented hotels, guesthouses, inns and camping sites in Europe. Most Blaue Schwalbe accommodations are located in travel areas that can be reached easily without flying or private cars. The label is active since 1990.
Certifying Organisation Fairkehr GmbH
Partner Organisation/s  Austrian Ecolabel for Tourism, ibex fairstay, Bio Hotels
License Period (years)  1 Year
Certified Tourism (nr) More than100

Organisation Verträglich Reisen
Phone Number 0049 228 98 585 45
Webpage https://www.wirsindanderswo.de/unterkuenfte/ - open in new window
Released 20/11/2023
Country Austria, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Switzerland
Certified categories
  • Accommodation Providers Accommodation Providers
Operational level Sub-Global
Sustainability Comprehensive
Credibility Desk, random on-site audit
  • Standard published online for free