The first sustainability standard for short-term rentals globally.

Show travellers, owners, employees, regulators and investors that you are committed to sustainability.

Our unique proprietary platform streamlines the auditing process allowing us to vet short-term rentals anywhere in the world using GPS-verified evidence.

Why your short-term rental needs a sustainability badge

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.

Booking.com Sustainable Travel Report 2023

1 %
Would feel better about staying in a particular accommodation if they knew it had a sustainable label.
1 %
Confirm that traveling more sustainably is important to them.
1 %
Want to filter their options for those with a sustainable label next time they book.
1 %
Would be willing to pay more for sustainable travel options.

Get more visibility on Booking.com

Sustonica validated properties appear in Booking.com “Travel Sustainable” filter with a level 3+, the highest level achievable and reserved to those properties that have been externally verified.

It's likely that your rentals already qualify!

No, it's not about making structural changes or investing in solar panels! 80% of your light bulbs are probably already LED, you have dual flush in your toilets, your windows are double glazed, the washing machine has an eco-setting.

Then there are some very simple, common sense things you can implement today without any major investment, just slightly changing the way you do things!

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 sustainability standard for vacation rentals, serving as a catalyst to:

5/5
The best thing about going through the steps is that it confirms that a lot of what you have done is on the right track, makes you prioritise the small things you have (stupidly) been putting off, and gives you a roadmap and motivation for greater improvements, to your business, your home, and your life.
Anne Murray - Les Voltes
Anne Murray
Les Voltes
5/5
External Validation of vacation rental's sustainability efforts is so important. Sustonica is the first dedicated to our industry. I am excited to see the impact - allowing true green rentals to differentiate themselves from their competitors.
Bob Garner - environrental
Bob Garner
Environrental
5/5
Eat your own dog food, I tested out Sustonica on my own holiday home rented out within our portfolio and as a result I am testing a whole new range of products. Sustonica is on to something both powerful and useful. Keeping it simple and low cost.
SD2-T41 Copy to clipboard Review Image for homepage By vanessa De souza lage Sustonica Development (1) Open CURRENT STATUS Description Eat your own dog food, I tested out Sustonica on my own holiday home rented out within our portfolio and as a result I am testing a whole new range of products. Sustonica is on to something both powerful and useful. Keeping it simple and low cost. Graham Donoghue Sykes Holiday Cottages
Graham Donoghue
Sykes Holiday Cottages
Second episode featuring Saskia Weber, Head of Sustainability, Interhome Group
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First episode featuring Claire Binns, Head of Sustainability at Sykes Holiday Cottages
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