Finding ways to conserve energy will not only move your business in a more sustainable direction, but will also save you money immediately. Energy bills (from lighting, heating and cooling buildings/facilities) are usually some of the most significant costs for businesses. Creating... Read More >
The majority of people don’t really know what to picture when I say, “I do waste audits”. There are a lot of reasons and benefits to doing a waste audit, (which you can read about in this blog post), but basically a waste audit... Read More >
What Travellers Want But Aren’t Telling You: Unlocking the Secret Desires of Your Guests When it Comes to Being Green and Good
Have you ever asked your guests what they really care about beyond the standard comment cards? Have you asked... Read More >
Teaching your kids to respect the environment can be simple and fun, but it is also essential to their development. Our children have a key role to play in protecting the future of our planet. As we teach our children... Read More >
Released today , the 2016 WWF Living Planet Report, written in conjunction with the Zoological Society of London, says wildlife populations are set to continue their dramatic decline, ending with only 1/3 f of the species populations of 1970. Yikes! This study... Read More >
As more consumers become environmentally conscious, many businesses are discovering the benefits of going green. The Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association is working hard to help businesses in the region improve their environmental impact to attract these consumers by showcasing tourism companies... Read More >
When you are busy running your tourism business, purchasing decisions are often made based on familiarity of the supplier or lowest cost. Whether it’s printer paper, equipment, furniture, linens, apparel, energy, food and beverage or gift shop items, have you... Read More >
As more consumers become environmentally conscious, many businesses are discovering the benefits of going green. The Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association is working hard to help businesses in the region improve their environmental impact to attract these consumers.
But long before this was... Read More >
It’s not very often that I come across a new technology that is literally the best solution I have seen to many current agricultural issues. Green Tourism member 40 Knots Vineyard and Estate Winery, located on Vancouver Island in the... Read More >
World Tourism Day, a 36 year old day was created by the United Nations World Tourism Organization to raise awareness of how tourism helps the international community to thrive by boosting the social, cultural, political and economic values around the world.
We say "environmental values"... Read More >
Our latest Green Tourism member to be certified Gold is Wickaninnish Inn, located on the furthest Western Coast of Vancouver Island in Tofino, BC.
The Inn sits on a rocky point, perfectly connecting the rugged coastal forest with the golden sands of Chesterman... Read More >
Photo: Green Tourism Founders Jon Proctor and Andrea Nicholls, Perth, Scotland.
Green Tourism marks World Tourism Day on the 27th September 2016 with the launch of a campaign focusing on member benefits.
Following extensive research into what members value from Green Tourism, the... Read More >
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