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Green Star Hotel Certification Programme

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The Green Star Hotel (GSH) Certificate for tourist accommodation businesses is awarded to tourist accommodations in Egypt for their commitment to the field of environmentally friendly management and social responsibility. It is a national certification and capacity building programme under the patronage of the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and has been developed as a public private project between the key stakeholders from the German and Egyptian tourism market, the Egyptian tourism authorities and the German International Cooperation to enhance environmental awareness and raise the competitiveness and the sustainability of the Egyptian tourist accommodation industry.

Learn more: Green Star Hotel Certification Programme websiteExternal Site

Conformity assessment | How is compliance with this ecolabel's standard ensured?

Conformity with Green Star Hotel Certification Programme's standard is verified by an independent organization (third party) following Other

Certification / registration required

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Managing organization | Who manages this ecolabel?

Name

Green Star Hotel Programme Office

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Type

Other

Also manages

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Key data

Year ecolabel est. 2007

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Product categories this ecolabel applies to
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Where this ecolabel is found
Egypt



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Last updated: 28 August 2014