Introduces its Hotel Green Audit through Green Travel Hub

Share Article has launched its Hotel Green Audit, a fully validated self-auditing system allowing hotels within its system to list and manage their environmentally friendly hotel amenities. Hotels benefit by being listed as a green hotel on, the only online travel agency to itemize and rank eco-friendly hotels in the booking path.

The Hotel Green Audit by allows for hotels and other properties to list and manage their sustainable and environmentally friendly practices to become a part of the Green Travel Hub's green hotel directory. Hotels have a strong desire to be listed as eco-friendly on due to its unique tools and marketing capabilities to the traveling public. was the first online travel agency to identify green hotels in the booking path and remains the only OTA to detail each property's green hotel score (in number of green branches - determined by its proprietary scoring system), a list of the green amenities provided by the hotel and the ability to filter by and sort by green score. These tools, provided directly in the booking path, enable green hotels to stand out from competitors. And, currently boasts over 1,400 green hotels in its directory.

Hotel managers and other verifiable team members can access the Hotel Green Audit at, where an easy, graphical interface will direct the audit process which includes finding the correct property, completing the audit process and validating the results. has put in validation measures to ensure the most correct information is published to the internet before committing the audit to its live directory. The audit is validated in one of three ways; by a dynamic green hotel badge placed on the hotel's website, a unique file place on the root of the hotel's website or an e-fax sent on official hotel letterhead.

The dynamic green badge has been the most popular choice from hoteliers that have participated in the Hotel Green Audit thus far due to its relative ease of implementation and visual effectiveness. The recently released CMI Green Traveler Study of 2009 revealed that a majority of green travelers will look first to a hotel's own website to check for enivornmentally friendly activities. The green badge is a visually pleasing and immediate medium to describe not only the designation as a green hotel, but also the level of commitment the hotel has put into becoming more sustainable in terms of its green score.

The Hotel Green Audit can be found at

About is an online travel agency that is built around travel hubs, like the Green Travel Hub or the Volunteer Travel Hub, that focuses on the specific interests, concerns and motivations for traveling. Through these hubs and's commitment to customer service, every traveler can “Feel Good about Travel™.” RezHub can be found online at


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