The TripAdvisor GreenLeaders programme aims to help travellers around the world plan greener trips by highlighting hotels and B&Bs engaging in environmentally-friendly practices. The programme, which up until now was offered only in the U.S., awards qualifying hotels and B&Bs with TripAdvisor GreenLeaders status, based on the green practices the property has in place – with properties tiered between Bronze, Silver, Gold or Platinum awards. Each award will be shown prominently on the property’s listing on TripAdvisor. For the first time, hotels and B&Bs in 19 markets, including UK & Ireland, Germany, France, Italy and Spain, are able to apply for TripAdvisor GreenLeaders status, to add to those in the U.S. that were already able to apply. Eligible businesses can apply now at no cost, by going to Each application will then be assessed against a holistic set of environmental criteria – including practices ranging from linen and towel re-use, recycling a