August 17 is World Honey Bee Day, a day to raise awareness about our dependence on the work honey bees do to ensure a healthy and sustainable food system. It is estimated that bees are responsible for about one in... Read More >
Wondering how you can get involved with World Environment Day on June 5, 2017? Check out their handy Toolkit for Businesses and Organizations.
Why Get Involved?
Inform - It’s a great moment to demonstrate what your business / organization is doing to... Read More >
Want to have your your voice heard when it comes to sustainable development in the global tourism and hospitality industry?
In the context of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, UNWTO produced an initial draft discussion paper that offers... 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 >
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 >
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 >
There is a new movement in the BC wine industry… sustainable business. Whether it’s the market demand for sustainably produced wines, tourism support for green business or leadership from tourism associations, wineries throughout the province are making business decisions with... Read More >
Have you seen a hotel for bees? This innovative idea is one of several ways the sustainable tourism industry is helping to boost pollination in Canada.
As spring blooms around the country, beekeepers and biologists aren’t the only ones preparing... Read More >
Glamping or high quality camping can be a truly sustainable experience. It allows customers to reduce carbon footprint compared to traditional serviced accommodation, get back to nature and have an experience to remember.
Great Britain has some wonderful locations and destinations... Read More >
Wondering if you should become Green Tourism Certified or LEED Certified? This article clarifies how these two certifications go hand in hand, especially for a tourism business.
According to Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC), buildings generate up to 35% of all... Read More >
West Coast Expeditions offers unique wilderness retreat and sea kayaking tours on Spring Island, off the west coast of Vancouver Island. They have always operated as a sustainable business with a minimal environmental footprint, and have built a strong connection... Read More >
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