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  • Virginia Green Marketing

    Market your green destination on Virginia.org.

    Once you have become certified "Virginia Green" let the visitors to Virginia know it!

    Your lodging listing on Virginia.org will have the Virginia Green logo and the 5 million annual visitors to the site can find you by searching our Green Lodging. Virginia.org is ready to take Virginia Green to the next level and, quite simply, we need your help.

    Green Promotions and Discounts
    Virginia Green Getaways 

    Virginia.org is seeking green packages, promotions and discounts, and eco-friendly events.

    The criterion we have set forth to determine what is considered a green promotion or discount is simple.

    You will find a new checkbox in the Virginia.org Administration Tool for "Green" as a subcategory*. You may check "Green" if your package**, promotion or discount includes at least one of the following:

    • A stay at a Virginia Green certified lodging facility
    • Dining provided by a Virginia Green certified restaurant (where available)

    Also include - Activities are environmentally friendly (recycling on site, walking/biking encouraged, an eco tour is included, etc.)

    Green Events

    An eco-friendly/green event may embrace environmental, wildlife and/or preservation education. It must recycle and instill "leave-no-trace" practices.

    The Virginia Green Event Application is now online.  

    *The Virginia Tourism Corporation Electronic Marketing staff will remove green as a subcategory from any listing that does not meet this criterion.

    **If you require a refresher on what constitutes a package, please click here.

    Log on to the Virginia.org Administration Tool to start adding your green packages, promotions and discounts.

    Submit a Virginia Green Getaway

    Submit a getaway to Virginia highlighting the Green lodging, restaurants, activities and events happening in your area.

    Download the Getaway Template, fill in the form and email it along with images to be used with the getaway to Casey Higgins, Electronic Marketing Content Specialist, at chiggins@virginia.org. For help with Getaways please contact Mary at 804-545-5556.

    Go to www.Virginia.org for example of a Green Getaway