A green hotel is a hotel that focusses on sustainability in its business practices. It differentiates itself from other hotels with its strong focus of reducing carbon emission, water usage, waste reduction and electricity usage, these type of hotels are trying to reduce their impact on the environment as much as possible.
Lately businesses have aimed to become greener by either participating in certification programs or by maintaining memberships in green hotel associations.
Green hotel will also be built from sustainable materials and aims to also leave a low or no carbon foot print. Many green hotels are therefore also carbon zero hotels. Green hotels may be located in cities, villages or remote locations. Green hotels are very similar to eco friendly hotels.