One of the biggest challenges with recycling in your tourism business can be your guests! With visitors from all over the province, country, continent or globe, recycling habits and understanding can vary significantly. The best way to make it easy... 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 >
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 >
For over forty years, Tall Ship Thane has provided sailing memories to thousands of guests in Victoria BC’s inner harbour. Owner and captain, Rob McCallum, is always focused on improving the sustainability performance, and feels that Green Tourism Certification is... Read More >
Green Tourism Program Manager, Lindsay Eason, shares her experience aboard Tall Ship Thane with A 3-Hour Sail on Mother's Day.
The wind was howling in Victoria, BC as I sleepily read an email from A 3-Hour Sail’s Owner/Captain Rob McCallum. “Today’s sailing was... Read More >
BC is leading with way with nearly 100 tourism businesses certified by Green Tourism Canada. The Okanagan is rapidly becoming an ecotourism hotspot, with the creation of an electric highway, sustainability support from the Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association and businesses that are committed to... Read More >
More and more travellers these days are consciously seeking out the best hotels in Kelowna in terms of environmental sustainability. Many accommodation providers and tourism operators have taken initiatives to become more eco-friendly, which is allowing people who come to... 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 >
By Lindsay Eason
Think going carbon neutral is something you should do, but don’t really know what it's all about? Join the club. Thousands of businesses are taking the leap in business sustainability and becoming carbon neutral by purchasing carbon offsets.... Read More >
How does an island with the population of 10,000 have the highest number of electric cars per capita in Canada? The national average is 0.01%, and Salt Spring Island, BC has nearly 5%, with 49 electric car owners, and that... Read More >
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