The 1st sustainability validation for vacation rentals.

Show travellers, owners, employees, and investors that you’re committed to sustainability.

Our standard for vacation homes is based on 10 of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

Sustonica - Sustainability Accreditation For Vacation Rentals, Badge

Why your short-term rental needs a
sustainability validation

Aside from the moral imperative, there are many benefits to adopting a People, Planet, Profit strategy for your vacation rental business: more bookings, lower costs, retaining owners, satisfying investors, regulators and employees, and reducing the environmental impact of the tourism industry.

Having one common standard for our industry means that we can give travellers the power to choose rental companies that are truly committed to sustainability.

"78% of travellers are intending to stay in sustainable accommodation at least once in 2023."

Sustonica - Sustainability Accreditation For Vacation Rentals, Badge
It's likely that your rentals already qualify!

To register a property for verification with Sustonica, a badge must be paid for in advance. If the property fails verification, the fee is non-refundable, highlighting the importance of studying the standard carefully and taking the free online test before beginning the registration process.

Vacation rental Professionals have a unique opportunity to influence others!

Our Mission

Together we can harness the power of hospitality to create meaningful impact and inspire positive change

Our mission is to establish the most widely recognised standard for vacation rentals, serving as a catalyst to:

Vanessa de Souza Lage
External Validation of a Vacation Rental's sustainability efforts is so important. Sustonica is the first dedicated to our industry. I am excited to see its impact - allowing true green rentals to differentiate themselves from their competitors.

Bob Garner - environrental
Bob Garner
SunX Malta is helping travel and tourism companies, large and small, to deal with climate change & sustainability. There are complex issues, especially for small business and individual holiday rentals. It is great that Sustonica is focusing on their small enterprises, we are happy to be working with them.
Dr Hans Friederich
Dr Hans Friederich
SunX Malta
Building in the US comprise about 30% of the GHG emissions, and the expanding tourism sector is a big contributor to that. Sustonica's certification is a brilliant and timely - helping property managers market their rentals as differentiated and high quality.

Matt Macunas
Matt Macunas
Blue Horizon Consulting
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