Announced at ITB Berlin, Basics will enable tourist accommodation providers from around the world, regardless of their size, to begin their sustainability journey.
Basics, an industry-backed scheme, is a globally recognized set of criteria that all hotels should implement as a minimum to drive responsible and sustainable Travel & Tourism.
Basics emerged as a result of a clear demand from a group of influential global hotel brands and whilst there is a great number of sustainability initiatives, Basics focuses on an achievable starting point.
It will encourage all accommodation providers to begin their sustainability journeys and meet the fundamental standards required of our sector.
Made up of 12 key criteria, the Basics is accessible to all hotels to implement. It serves as a stepping-stone to more complex sustainability schemes and to achieve greater sustainability across the industry.
Basics has also been recognized by the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance as the starting point for a net positive industry, who announced the latest version of the Pathway to Net Positive Hospitality.
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