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Make Holidays Greener is ABTA’s annual campaign in partnership with Travelife for Hotels & Accommodations to encourage all holiday makers and industry to take positive social and environmental action whilst on holiday.

Hotels

As a hotel there are four things that you can do to participate in Make Holidays Greener.

  1. Organise a clean-up operation with your staff to help keep local beaches, parks or neighbourhoods clean
  2. Encourage your guests to make a pledge 
  3. Join the Travelife sustainability certification scheme and receive international recognition for managing your environmental and social impacts
  4. Planning something else? Tell us about that

Make a pledge

Travel businesses

As a travel business, here are three simple things you can do to participate in this campaign:

  1. Organise a clean-up and ask your staff to help keep local beaches, parks or neighbourhoods clean
  2. Encourage your customers to make a pledge
  3. Planning something else? Tell us about that

Make a pledge

Welcome to Make Holidays Greener

Make Holidays Greener is ABTA’s annual campaign in partnership with Travelife for Hotels & Accommodations to encourage us all to take positive social and environmental actions whilst on holiday, which will not only contribute to you having a great holiday, but also help to ensure your chosen destination is preserved for years to come.

This year the campaign ran between 1 July and 31 August 2017 with great success. We would like to thank all participants for taking part
Highlights as follows:

• 849 customer pledges received

• Over 2,500 people involved in 85 beach clean activities, approximately 4,660kg of rubbish was collected, across 17 countries worldwide 

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Make a pledge

 

Making Holidays Greener is ABTA's annual campaign in partnership with Travelife for Hotels and Accommodations to encourage all holiday makers and industry to take positive social and environmental action. Although there are no prizes currently, you can still make a pledge. Watch this space for summer 2018.

Contact sustainabletourism@abta.co.uk with any queries.

Make a pledge to make a difference 

Making Holidays Greener is not just about cleaning the environment; it’s about encouraging all holiday makers and industry to take positive social and environmental action whilst on holiday.