In Canada, you will soon be able to stay at a properly rated “green” hotel. Canada’s tourism industry is striving to put together a form of licensing similar to LEED that will allow consumers to see how “green” a hotel actually is. The action is being taken in response to dubious claims in some sectors of the industry as to just how “green” a particular tourism operation is.
On Earth Day, the first meeting of the Canadian Sustainable Tourism Advisory Council met, and their first order of business was to establish these standards. More over at Canada.com.