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TourCert unites experts in tourism, academia, environment, development, and politics. TourCert advises and accompanies tourism enterprises and destinations in the implementation of sustainable and successful ways of doing business. TourCert qualifies through consultancies, seminars and online trainings that impart specialized knowledge on sustainable tourism.


TourCert was benchmarked against the GSTC:

TourCert is compliant with following hearts of the staygreencheck :



TourCert standard performed the Greenest Choice, according to the staygreencheck methodology. All the accommodations TourCert will show the four hearts of sustainability.




The TourCert system’s set of criteria for tour operators has officially been recognized by the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) and forms the basis of the certification systems for hotels, destinations, and other enterprises. In addition, all the systems are based on the international quality and environmental management standards according to ISO and EMAS and the ISO guideline for corporate responsibility (ISO 26000).

  • The certificate is valid for 3 years
  • TourCert on-site assessment, is done by independent auditors.
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Best practices

The Hotel Park Consul Esslingen in Germany is eco-certified by TourCert. The hotel works with organic products in their restaurant. The Park Consul hotel teamed up Agapedia Kinderzentrum Esslingen to support children living in Esslingen so kids can play and learn to be self-confident and positive.


Mansion Alcazar

Located at Bolívar 12-55 y Tarqui, Cuenca, Ecuador.

The 19 rooms at the Mansion Alcazar are tastefully decorated with antique wood furnishings. All have air conditioning, LCD and cable TV and fresh flower bouquets. The hotel has received TourCert certification in sustainability. The hotel is conveniently situated only 3 km from the Mariscal Lamar Airport, and a short walk from the Parque Calderon Square.


Hotel Marqueses

Located at Calle Garcilaso 256, Cusco, Peru.

Set in a Colonial-style building with a central courtyard featuring a fountain, Hotel Marqueses has 32 rooms with colonial-style décor in central Cusco. The hotel has received TourCert certification in sustainability. San Pedro, the city’s traditional market and the city’s main square is 500 metres from Marqueses. Alejandro Velasco Astete’s International Airport is 2.5 km from the hotel.


Hotel Park Consul Köln

Located at Clevischer Ring 121, Cologne, Germany.

This 4-star hotel in the Mülheim district, offers 188 spacious rooms with free Wi-Fi and spa facilities. The hotel has received TourCert certification in sustainability. Cologne Trade Fair is 4 km away and several shops and restaurants are within walking distance. Guests can take relaxing walks along the riverbank. The wellness area includes a sauna and gym.


Hotel Park Consul Esslingen

Located at Grabbrunnenstrasse 19, Esslingen, Germany.

The 4-star Hotel Park Consul Esslingen offers 150 spacious, comfortable rooms. All rooms provide free wired internet, and Wi-Fi is free in public areas. The hotel has received TourCert certification in sustainability. This hotel is situated on the edge of Esslingen’s beautiful Old Town, only 15 km from Stuttgart city Centre. It is surrounded by vineyards and offers views of Esslingen Castle.


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