The 2013 STAY WYSE Green Award Shortlist

STAY WYSE the sector association representing the youth travel accommodation industry, has announced the shortlist for the Green Initiative Award 2013.

GreenThe award recognises the youth travel accommodation provider making the greatest efforts to ensure that its operating practices promote environmentally friendly and sustainable travel around the world.

Last year the award went to Habitat HQ in Australia for its extraordinary commitment in reducing energy and water consumption levels, and for becoming the only certifiable hostel in Australia to achieve carbon neutral operations.

The shortlisted organisations for this year are:

The STAY WYSE Green Initiative Award is part of the Global Youth Travel Awards (GYTA), which formally recognise outstanding performers in several fields of international youth travel and reward WYSE Travel Confederation members who contribute so much to our industry and our community.

The winner will be selected by the STAY WYSE executive board and announced at the Global Youth Travel Awards Ceremony during World Youth & Student Travel Conference at the WYSTC Farewell Reception on Friday, 20 September 2013 in Sydney, Australia.