We all know New Year’s resolutions can be hard to stick with and that’s why we’re going to try hard to help your business stay on top of your sustainability goals this year. After all, that’s sort of our mission, with... Read More >
Watch out Canada! 2017 marks the International Year of Sustainable Tourism and we are super excited to keep you inspired with what opportunities this presents for your business. Read on for some suggestions and stay tuned for more “International Year”... Read More >
Moving your company towards sustainability needs to come from both the top down as well as the bottom up. Once an executive decision is made to support sustainability, there needs to be ongoing support to establish and implement a green... Read More >
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 >
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