Certificate BIO HOTELS

BIO HOTELS is the only hotel association on the market which operates under strict terms of reference in order to ensure the use of 100 % organic foods, beverages beverages (for alcoholic drinks at least 75% of the offer must be organic), 100% green energy, use of recycled paper or sustainable ressources and certified natural or organic cosmetics. All BIO HOTELS evaluate their carbon footprint every  two years in order to identify further potential savings. 50% of the member are already climate-neutral. The evaluation is done by Fokus Zukunft (Link: https://www.fokus-zukunft.com/#).”


Certifying Organisation
Partner Organisation/s

independent organic inspection bodies: ABCert, Austria Bio Garantie, LACON, bio inspecta, GfRS, SLKTravel Countries


Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Slovenia, Greece

Certified Tourism Services

More than 80

Sustainability Areas
environment (certified organic food, beverages, natural cosmetics; internal power generation; water storage; sustainable mobility)
Assessment Process
On-site third party certification twice a year
Market Place
Hotel business, Gastronomy, Green Meetings
License Period
Unlimited, but yearly certification 


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Organisation BIO HOTELS Europe
Postal Address • Sachsengasse 81a, A-6465 Nassereith
Phone Number 0043 5265 5099
Fax Number 0043 5265 50038
Webpage http://www.biohotels.info - open in new window
Released 25/06/2021
Country Austria, Germany, Slovenia, Switzerland, Italy, Greece
Certified categories
  • Accommodation Providers Accommodation Providers
Operational level Sub-Global
Sustainability Environmental
Credibility 3rd party audit
  • Certified tourism map on Tourism 2030
  • Standard published online for free