What to look out for in eco-friendly hotels


Going on a holiday is fun, but planning one that focuses on sustainability is not easy. — Philipp Laage/dpa

If your hotel in the middle of the desert has a pool or replaces your used towels every day, it’s probably not a sustainable accommodation. Here are some things to keep an eye out for in an eco-friendly hotel.

Planning a holiday that’s sustainable is surprisingly difficult. Hotel chains, bed and breakfasts and eco-resorts might claim various sustainability seals, certificates and labels, but it’s often like comparing apples to oranges.

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