is now working together with Responsible Tourism Tanzania is delighted to announce our partnership with the ecolabel Responsible Tourism Tanzania which is working on encouraging and promoting a more sustainable travel industry within Tanzania.

Tanzania is a country filled with rich biodiversity and a wide variety of animal habitats. Ever since their foundation in 2011, Responsible Tourism Tanzania has had the vision of protecting and caring for the diverse cultures of the country, as well as its natural environment, whilst optimizing on business and economic sustainability. Combing all pillars of sustainability, the organization provides various services and functions to support the Tanzanian tourism industry in managing their business in a more responsible manner. To reach customers, the ecolabel aims to support and communicate a positive impression of Tanzanian tourism, both locally and for the global market. Responsible Tourism Tanzania believes that the best in Tanzanian tourism is yet to come.

Responsible Tourism Tanzania Program coordinator Julius says ‘’RTTZ is delighted to see that sustainability in the accommodation sector is obtaining momentum. The partnership with bookdifferent sets an example for the Tanzanian tourism sector. It will inspire other companies to follow the same path.” is an innovative green travel data-organization and a hotel booking site with a mission, namely to make the travel sector more sustainable. How? By making it easier for consumers and businesses alike to book sustainable accommodations. is the first organization in the world that has brought together over 14,000 certified hotels and has calculated the CO2 emissions of more than 2 million residences worldwide. The green travel platform has developed the staygreencheck score to provide a good insight on how the certified hotels perform on the four pillars of sustainability – management, fair & focal, culture friendly, and nature & environment. The staygreencheck benchmark is based on Global Sustainable Tourism Council Hotel Standard supplied by the Global Sustainable Tourism Council GSTC, and has been executed on the more than 30 eco labels cooperates with.

CEO, Lonneke de Kort, is thrilled about this partnership. “The Responsible Tourism Tanzania ecolabel’s performance on our staygreencheck was a 100% match on all sustainability pillars, showing that they have developed a strong standard to lift the sustainable travel sector in Tanzania towards an exceptional level. We see an increasing interest of tour operators in sustainable accommodations which means adding national labels like RTTZ aids tour operators in managing their sustainable offer for their customers, which we are very happy about.”, she says

Note for editors: this is a joint press release.


For further details or images for Responsible Tourism Tanzania – contact Julius on +255719043977 or

For further details or images for – contact Lonneke de Kort on +31 640756303 or

developed by designed by powered by