Tennessee Green Hospitality has been invaluable in our efforts to operate our facilities with respect to the natural beauty that is Tennessee, and our guests have thanked us for our commitment. Reductions in energy, water and waste mean keeping costs low for visitors. Most importantly, operating with respect to our very special Tennessee environment is simply the right thing to do.

Greg Adkins

President and CEO

​Tennessee Hospitality and Tourism Association

More than 80 establishments and all Tennessee Welcome Centers have been Certified. For a list of Certified Participants, click the Green Button.

Why Tennessee Green Hospitality   Certification

All participants have programs and systems in place to:

      Minimize Energy Consumption

      Minimize Waste 

      Minimize Material Consumption

      Continue Environmental Improvements

100% of Participants Have Undergone an In-depth, On-site Audit, and must be Periodically Re-Certified.

Tennessee Green Hospitality    was Created in Consultation with and Support from The Tennessee Department of Tourist Development 

Tennessee Green Hospitality    Certification is offered in cooperation with The Tennessee Hospitality and Tourism Association


Tennessee Green Hospitality

We feel privileged to live and work in a state that is uniquely endowed with true natural beauty and we recognize our duty to protect it! Tennessee Green Hospitality  is  provided by Skye Con  in cooperation with The Tennessee Hospitality and Tourism Association to promote and support our vision as a more sustainable state and to give assurance to our guests and our communities that we are actively improving our programs for sustainability. Guests will know that certified facilities have achieved a significant level of sustainability in their businesses and are continuing to improve.