About us

About us

Make Holidays Greener is a campaign led by ABTA, with support from Travelife for Accommodation.

This campaign helps holidaymakers, accommodation providers and tourism business to learn more about greener holidays and encourages us all to take action by making a green holiday pledge.

About ABTA

ABTA has been a trusted travel brand for over 65 years. Our purpose is to help our Members to grow their businesses successfully and sustainably, and to help their customers travel with confidence.

The ABTA brand stands for support, protection and expertise. This means consumers have confidence in ABTA and a strong trust in ABTA Members. These qualities are core to us as they ensure that holidaymakers remain confident in the holiday products that they buy from our Members. We help our Members and their customers navigate through today's changing travel landscape by raising standards in the industry; offering schemes of financial protection; providing an independent complaints resolution service should something go wrong; giving guidance on issues from sustainability to health and safety and by presenting a united voice to government to ensure the industry and the public get a fair deal.

ABTA currently has around 1,200 Members, with a combined annual UK turnover of £32.07 billion. For more details about what we do, what being an ABTA Member means and how we help the British public travel with confidence visit

About Travelife

Travelife is an international sustainability certification scheme for hotels and accommodations with over 1,500 members globally, we are dedicated to helping make tourism more sustainable. Travelife helps them to improve on how they manage their environmental, social and economic impacts, such as reducing energy, water consumption and how they support local people and preserve the local culture of the destination.

The Travelife for Hotels & Accommodations certification criteria also covers issues such as labour and human rights, child protection and employee welfare. Helping to ensure that certified hotels operate fair practices and are working to protect their guests, employees and the local community.

Accommodations that successfully comply with Travelife criteria achieve Travelife Gold certification.