As ecological-oriented hostels we take the responsibility for our environment very serious and we make great efforts to make an improvement in all areas. It is our wish to integrate our guests actively in our environmental measures and to show them the importance of environmental protection. We set ourselves the goal to continue as well as to improve the environmental protection.
As supplier of accommodation for sometimes very young guests it is also a personal concern to encourage this responsibility, also in respect of creating an intact environment for future generations.
Following measures are top-ranked for our staff and guests:
This ecolabel makes it possible for costumers, public as well as private purchasers to buy ecofriendly products and products of high quality.
The eco criteria’s are the results of lots of scientific studies, discussions as well as consulting within the committee for environment.
Members of the committee are representers of the ecolabel such as representatives of environmental-, consumer-, and Industry associations, labour unions as well as ambassadors of small and middle sized enterprises (KMU) and the trade.
The aim of the Austrian Ecolabel for accommodation facilities is to reduce environment pollution and damage, which are occurring during the three phases of the life cycle of a product: (purchase, allocation, disposal). Other aims of the criteria of an eco label are:
To reduce environmental pollution and damage we make an effort to boost the purchase of eco friendly products as well as to inform our guests and give them the possibility to support our goals.
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The international „Hostelbookers Best Staff Award „ for the month of December 2012 this time goes toHostel Hütteldorf!
Both of the Verkehrsbüro hostels were evaluated for its excellent service and the competence with the highest note. The Palace Hostel Schlossherberge was awarded in August 2012 and the Hostel Hütteldorf received the award in December 2012. We are very proud!
We would like to thank all our colleagues and especially all our guests – it’s a great feeling to bet he “winner“. Further it encourages us to keep our “best service” and to keep the highest level.