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Development and Implementation of a sustainability programme for the Trento Youth Hostel with the aim to implement the European Certification "Ecolabel"


The project foresees the development and the implementation of an environmental and sustainability programme for the Youth Hostel of Trento. It is aimed at the implementation of the European environmental "Ecolabel" for the Youth Hostel of Trento. The project directly involves the hostel manager, who is cooperating actively with the municipality of Trento to realize the project.


One of the main goals is to improve the quality level of the reception facilities of the region. Beside the goal of contributing to environmental protection one objective is to strengthen the city and the hostel as place for sustainable tourism


After the feasibility evaluation of the project the project team decided to proceed with necessary actions to get the certification "Ecolabel" for the Youth Hostel of Trento. The Hotel manager was involved too, in this way also carried relative costs could be split.


The Ecolabel certification of the hostel will be an important goal in the field of requalification of Trento's facility regarding to the improvement of environmental quality as well as the sense of reception and hospitality of the city.




Municipality of Trento - Tourism department
Hostel Manger
External Consultants


1 year, start: January 2012


Preliminary costs in practice: 300 euro
Cost of consultant extern: 3000 euro
Cost of holding the certification: 0.15% of the price of a mid-class overnight stays multiplied with numbers of stays, reduced by 50% (for small enterprises the maximum quote is 350 Euro).
Other cost for the adaption of facilities
Costs on the behalf of the hostel manager


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