What resources does Travelife offer?

The Travelife resources featured in this section will give you all you need to improve your sustainability performance and to achieve a Travelife award, including:

Travelife provides a range of resources and support materials to its members. These unique resources are linked to the Travelife assessment criteria and are help Travelife members improve their sustainability and achieve a Travelife award.

Travelife member resources include:

• Travelife award criteria: An online list of the sustainability criteria hotels must meet to achieve a Travelife award. Two lists are available depending on the size of your hotel or hotel group.

• The 'Getting started in sustainability' guide: Through case studies, videos and top tips this online toolkit provides hotels with expert advice on low-cost actions to save energy, water and waste. The guide will give you lots of ideas on how to make successful partnerships with local suppliers, communities and your employees to help improve your reputation and enhance your brand.

•The Travelife newsletter: Our regular members’ e-newsletter provides hoteliers with news, tips and examples of best practice from Travelife members around the world. It will keep you up-to-date with the latest Travelife news, including how to make the most of your membership, and ideas from our awarded hoteliers and tour operator members from around the globe.

• Help for Members: Travelife provides its members with a range of support materials (including briefing notes, a glossary of technical terms, factsheets and templates) to help hoteliers achieve Travelife award status. These materials have been specifically developed to link to the themes and areas of work covered in the Travelife criteria and can also be found within the self-check to support the relevant questions.

• Travelife hotel case studies: Travelife has developed a series of case studies showing how hotel members from around the world have implemented sustainability measures in their property.

• The Travelife Collection website: Once you have reached Travelife award status, your property will be eligible to feature in our online brochure – the Travelife Collection. This showcases your sustainability achievements to consumers, offering your guests and potential guests credible and independently verified information on your hotel’s

• Travelife award logos and certification plaque: Once you have achieved a Travelife award, you will be able to use the Travelife certification logo in your publicity – for example in your brochures and on your website. You will also receive a Travelife award plaque to put up in your property – for example in your hotel reception or lobby – to prove your award status and help communicate your sustainability achievements to guests and other visitors.


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