Gold Award for Green Tourism
Cruachan Visitor Centre is proud to have been awarded the Gold Award for Green Tourism in 2019.
The largest sustainable certification programme of its kind, a Green Tourism Business Scheme (GTBS) award recognises places to stay and visit that take action to support the local area and wider environment.
Businesses that meet the standard for a GTBS award receive a Bronze, Silver, or Gold award based on their level of achievement. Businesses are assessed on areas including Management and Marketing, Social Involvement and Communication, Energy, Water, Purchasing, Waste, Travel, Natural and Cultural Heritage and Innovation.
For further information www.green-tourism.com
Cruachan Visitor Centre Green Tourism Policy
Cruachan Visitor Centre is committed to providing excellent service whilst protecting the environment. A symbol of this commitment is our membership of the Green Tourism Business Scheme. This scheme provides accreditation and encouragement for tourism businesses to reduce the environmental impact of their activities. By encouraging sustainable practices it ensures the continued enjoyment of Scotland for future generations.
Through membership of the Green Tourism Business Scheme Cruachan Visitor Centre is committed to:
Comply with requirements of environmental legislation and approved codes of practice
Raise awareness, encourage participation and train employees in sustainable business practices
Continuously seek to improve environmental and social performance
Expect similar environmental standards from all suppliers and contractors
Reduce pollution, emissions and waste
Liaise with the local community
Reduce the use of energy, water and other resources
Minimise our risks associated with social and environmental issues
Green Tourism Offers
Discounted places are available on guided tours for visitors arriving by public transport, electric vehicle, on foot or by bicycle. This offer is subject to availability and requesting a place in advance is strongly recommended to prevent disappointment.