The Stay Hotels

The Stay Hotels gains carbon-neutral status

Turkish independent hotel group The Stay Hotels has been awarded carbon-neutral status by the sustainability specialist Bureau Veritas. The certification marks a big step forward for the independent hotel group’s sustainability philosophy as the group aims to be zero waste by the end of this year. The Stay Hotels engaged with Bureau Veritas to evaluate its adherence to the general requirements of ...

Turkey to lead the way on new global sustainable tourism certification

The Turkish government has claimed to be the first government in the world to sign a collaboration agreement with the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) for sustainable tourism standards and certification accreditation. With the agreement, Turkey and GSTC will introduce a National Sustainable Tourism Scheme using the GSTC’s Destination Criteria. The three-year agreement will see a restructu...