Tucked away on Amherst Island in Lake Ontario, about 10 kilometers west of Kingston, Ontario sits Topsy Farms, known around the world for their sheep products: 100% pure wool blankets, sheepskins, and ethically and humanely raised lamb. First begun as... Read More >
Like it or not, some kicking and screaming, every province in Canada will join British Columbia in putting a price on carbon as a result of a federal carbon tax mandate. So how can tourism businesses manage risks and capitalize... Read More >
While there are many ways your tourism businesses can reduce your carbon footprint within your operations, one of the biggest opportunities by far is related to transportation. As guests travel to your destination, as they enjoy their experiences, and even... Read More >
You have the fluffiest towels, the best views, the most intimate experiences with nature or the most amazing [insert your top guest benefits here.]
Sound familiar? Research by Xavier Font, Islam Elgammal & Ian Lamond, published in the Journal of Sustainable... Read More >
Did you know that small to mid-sized businesses with a well-planned sustainability strategy can increase their profits by up to 51%? Based on years of research and hands-on work with a wide range of businesses, author and speaker Bob Willard... Read More >
Is your tourism business or organization interested in sustainability? If you haven't already, the first thing you should do is engage your most important resource; your staff. Getting your team involved with or taking the lead role on your green... Read More >
This is the fourth in a series of articles that is responding directly to what the tourism industry in Canada has identified as its top priorities when it comes to being green. If you’d like to share with us what’s... Read More >
This is the third in a series of articles that is responding directly to what the tourism industry in Canada has identified as its top priorities when it comes to being green. If you’d like to share with us what’s... Read More >
This is the second in a series of articles that is responding directly to what the tourism industry in Canada has identified as their top priorities when it comes to being green. If you’d like to share with us what’s important... Read More >
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 >
Green Tourism recently conducted a survey in partnership with the Tourism Industry Associations of Canada, Ontario and British Columbia. We wanted to find out what information tourism businesses and organizations would find the most valuable when it comes to sustainability.
In... Read More >
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 >
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