MANADO - INDONESIA, 11 JANUARY 2012
ASEAN Green Hotel Standard
Major Criteria and Requirements
ASEAN Green Hotel Standard is one of the six ASEAN Tourism Standards that the ten ASEAN Member States, namely: Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia,Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Viet Nam, haveconsidered essential for helping ASEAN to be a Quality Single Destination. Onemeasure in the Roadmap for Integration of Tourism Sector to realize the ASEANEconomic Community is the establishment of the ASEAN Tourism Standards. An ASEAN Green Hotel is a hotel which is environmentally friendly and adoptsenergy conservation measures, based on the following criteria and requirements:
Major Criteria Requirements - Hotels
1Environmental policy andactions for hotel operation1.1 Promotion of environmentalactivities in order to encourage theinvolvement of hotel staff, clientsand suppliers to participate inenvironmental management practices.1.2 Existence of plan for raising staff to beaware of environment i.e. training.1.3 Existence of environmentalmanagement plan for hotel operation.1.4 Existence of monitoring programmefor environmental management of hotels.2Use of Green products2.1 Encouragement for the use of localproducts for hotel operation i.e. foodand handicrafts.2.2 Encouragement for the use of environmentally friendly products.