Contact 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, restaurants and travel packages, green meetings-events, conference centres and event locations.

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, Restaurants, Activities and conference centres
License Period
4 Years
International recognition
"GSTC recognised standard" since January 2012


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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