Certification Levels

Certified Member

Certified Member status is awarded to Green Globe members that are certified against all requisite criteria within the Green Globe Standard for Travel & Tourism (or their sectorial Standard). Certification is confirmed annually when more than 50% of the criteria’s related indicators are achieved. Green Globe certification criteria are organized into key themes: Sustainable Management; Social/Economic; Cultural Heritage; Environment. Green Globe reserves all rights in respect to awarding certification. Certified Members must also complete independent and mandatory onsite and desktop audits in alternating years.

Gold Member

Gold Member status is awarded to members that are certified for 5 consecutive years. This prestigious designation is only possible when a member meets all requisite criteria within the Green Globe Standard for Travel & Tourism (or their sectorial Standard) and have completed the independent and mandatory onsite and desktop audits in alternating years.
Gold membership is not automatically granted upon completion of these requirements, but awarded after a review of overall member performance during the 5 year period to ensure that continuous effort has been made in key themes: Sustainable Management; Social/Economic; Cultural Heritage; Environment. Green Globe reserves all rights in respect to elevating members to Gold.

Platinum Member

Platinum Member status is awarded to members that are certified for 10 consecutive years. This is the highest level designation offered by Green Globe and is only possible when a member meets all requisite criteria within the Green Globe Standard for Travel & Tourism (or their sectorial Standard) and have complete the independent and mandatory onsite and desktop audits in alternating years.

Platinum membership is not automatically granted upon completion of these base requirements, but is awarded after a review of overall member performance during the 10 year period to ensure continuous efforts have been made in the key themes: Sustainable Management; Social/Economic; Cultural Heritage; Environment. Green Globe reserves all rights in respect to elevating members to Platinum.