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EMAS for Sustainable Tourism

Environmental commitment you can trust

The EU Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS) is a tool developed for companies and organisations in all sectors to evaluate, report, and continuously improve their environmental performance.

With the help of EMAS, organisations working in the tourism sector are able to offer eco-friendly alternatives to conventional travel, supported by their staff and customers. EMAS is recognised by authorities and the business community as the most credible environmental management system, so by choosing EMAS-registered accommodation and services, you can be confident that you’re choosing responsibly.

EMAS stands for:

Performance Credibility Transparency

EMAS supports organisations in finding the right tools to improve their environmental performance.

Participating organisations voluntarily commit to both evaluating and reducing their environmental impact.

Third party verification guarantees the external and independent nature of the EMAS registration process.

Providing publicly available information on an organisation’s environmental performance is an important aspect of EMAS.

Organisations achieve greater transparency both externally through the environmental statement and internally through employees’ active involvement.


Do you want to be more sustainable on your next trip?

Browse the map of EMAS-registered organisations to locate environmentally friendly services, accommodation, and activities!

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  • Sustainable Tourism
    Professional corner

    The EMAS scheme is here to help your organisation evaluate,

    report and improve its environmental performance

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  • Sustainable Tourism
    Consumer corner

    EMAS is a voluntary environmental management tool helping

    companies and organisations in the tourism industry.

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