Frequently Asked Questions about NC Green Travel

What is "green" tourism? 

Practicing good environmental stewardship through the use of methods and products that lessen the adverse impact on the environment.


How can I “green” my business to help protect the environment?

 There are many ways to go green. They include purchasing environmentally friendly products and services, installing efficient lighting and plumbing fixtures, providing opportunities for recycling, providing your staff with educational resources to share with customers, and the list goes on. Visit the Assistance page for more information.


How can my business apply for recognition with NC GreenTravel?

From our home page, click on the "Download Your Application Here" link. That will take you to our page containing applications for lodging, restaurants, attractions, and other businesses. Download and save the application most appropriate for your type of business. Complete and save your application on your computer; then send the saved application to If you do not see an application for your particular type of business, call 877-623-6748 for help with the application process.


What will I receive as a recognized NC GreenTravel business?

 Recognized businesses receive an NC GreenTravel door decal and a framable wall certificate denoting them as a green travel business. They also receive free listings on the NC GreenTravel website map and listings pages. The NC GreenTravel Facebook page features a different member each week.

There is NO COST to be Recognized by NC GreenTravel!