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 >
These Green Tourism Canada Gold accommodations are leading the way to help you enjoy a greener travel experience. Now is the perfect time to book your stay with an incredible, forward-thinking Canadian green hotel, inn, campground, B&B, lodge, resort, spa,... 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 >
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 >
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 >
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 >
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 >
Don’t think that guests care about whether tourism businesses are green or not?
Have you ever asked them? Well, we did.
In our 2015 survey of more than 750 travellers, we asked some simple questions about how green factors into their travel... Read More >
Earth Day is celebrated annually around the globe on April 22, and about a fifth of Canadians participate in various events, pledges and activities each year.
Businesses across the country want to do their part to participate and bring sustainability in... Read More >
With Valentine's Day just past and Easter around the corner, consumer holidays can create a lot of waste. But, with a little planning, you can have a ton of fun without breaking the bank or increasing your environmental impact.
There are... Read More >
Sustainable Tourism has become a buzzword in the travel industry since the UN declaring 2017 as The International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development. Now, tourism businesses around the globe are trying to understand where they lie on the sustainability... Read More >
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