SMILE ARK HOMESTAY

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ETIC bronze rating
6.1 / 10
co2-footprint
43.29 kg CO2e

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SMILE ARK HOMESTAY

Yuchi Township, Nantou County, Taiwan 555 [View Map]


ETIC silver rating

6.1 / 10

SMILE ARK HOMESTAY NANTOU is a charming hotel located in the picturesque region of Nantou, Taiwan. Offering a peaceful and serene atmosphere, this homestay provides a unique lodging experience for travelers seeking tranquility and relaxation. The hotel features comfortable and well-appointed rooms, as well as excellent amenities including a cozy lounge area, an outdoor garden, and friendly staff that ensure guests have a memorable stay. Whether guests are exploring the nearby attractions such as Sun Moon Lake or simply enjoying the beautiful surroundings, SMILE ARK HOMESTAY NANTOU offers a delightful retreat for all travelers.

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Indoor Swimming pool

Free WiFi

Non-Smoking rooms

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ETIC Green Scores

ETIC silver rating

6.1 / 10

co2-footprint

43.29 kg CO2e

THE ETIC Silver Certification is awarded to ethical and sustainable hotels having a score of at least 6 out of 10.

Thresholds for "good" kg CO2e scores can vary depending on the context and the specific activity being measured. However, in the context of hotel stays, a relatively good kg CO2e score could be considered below 10 kg CO2e per room per night. This would indicate that the hotel is implementing energy-efficient practices and utilizing cleaner energy sources, resulting in a lower environmental impact.

What Makes The Hotel Ethical And Sustainable

  • Encouraging guests to bring specific in-kind donations to support the people in a positive way.
  • Students working to complete their two-year education for a certificate in tourism and hospitality
  • Buying locally to promote employment and to provide business opportunities that benefit the local communities the most.
  • Reducing the amount of waste produced and managing it responsibly.
  • Community effort of building wells in the village and have provided and electricity connection to the primary school.
  • Reading books and getting access to Zanzibar communities for free to promote literacy and learning for all ages.

Etic Green Scores

Learn more about the ETIC Green Standard (EGS)

I. Environment (6.3)
1.1. Conserving Resources 7
1.1.1. Environment Friendly 7.5
1.1.2. Consumable Goods 5.7
1.1.3. Energy Conservation 7.7
1.1.4. Water Conservation 7.1
1.2. Reducing Pollution 7
1.2.1. GHG 3.5
1.2.2. Waste Water 8.4
1.2.3. Waste Management 9.8
1.2.4. Harmful Substances 8.6
1.2.5. Minimize Polution 4.6
1.3. Conserving Biodiversity, Ecosytems and Landscapes 4.9
1.3.1. Wildlife Species 9.1
1.3.2. Wildlife Captivity 5
1.3.3. Landscaping 3.7
1.3.4. Biodiversity Conservation 2.4
1.3.5. Interaction with wildlife 4.2
II. Social (5.8)
2.1. Fair Trade 4.5
2.1.1. Community Development 6.3
2.1.2. Local Development 5.3
2.1.3. Fair Trade 2.1
2.1.4. Support Local Entrepreneurs 2.6
2.1.5. Respect Local Communities 6.2
2.2. Labour Rights 7
2.2.1. Exploitation Harassment 4.1
2.2.2. Equal Opportunity 9.3
2.2.3. Labour Rights 7.7
2.3. Services 6
2.3.1. Community Services 9.8
2.3.2. Local Services 2.1
III. Culture & Site Protection (7.1)
3.1. Cultural Visits and Promotions 9.3
3.1.1. Culture Visits 9.3
3.2. Historical Artefacts 9.2
3.2.1. Historical Artefacts 9.2
3.3. Protection of Sites 5.5
3.3.1. Protection of Sites 5.5
3.4. Incorporation of Culture 4.5
3.4.1. Incorporation of Culture 4.5
IV. Sustainable Managment (5.1)
4.1. Sustainable Management System 5.3
4.1.1. Sustainable Mgmt System 2.3
4.1.2. Health & Safety 5.3
4.1.3. Legal Compliance 7.6
4.1.4. Employee Training 4.9
4.1.5. Customer Experience 8.9
4.1.6. Accuracy of Promotional Materials 2.8
4.2. Buildings and Infrastructure 5.7
4.2.1. Buildings & Infrastructure Compliance 2.7
4.2.2. Cultural Surroundings 8.7
4.2.3. Buildings & Infrastructure Practices Materials 5.8
4.3. Adaptive Incorporation 4.2
4.3.1. Access For Persons With Special Needs 2.2
4.3.2. Natural Surroundings 7.7
4.3.3. Reporting And Communication 2.8

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