The Green Tourism Business Scheme is the leading sustainable tourism certification scheme in the UK honouring businesses that demonstrate high levels of commitment in protecting the environment and promoting sustainable tourism with Bronze, Silver and Gold awards. The GTBS is already considered one of the most rigorous green accreditation schemes in the world and is the only certification scheme validated by VisitEngland, the national tourist board.

“Tourism is a major industry in the UK generating wealth and employment”, commented Penelope, Viscountess Cobham, Chairman of the national tourist board. "VisitEngland is delighted to be working with GTBS to ensure the sustainability of England’s tourism assets.”

Blenheim Palace, just eight miles from Oxford and already a World Heritage Site since 1987, entered assessments for Green Tourism for the first time this year.

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