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The Social, Environmental, and Economic Advantages of Virtual Events

This post originally appeared in the Tourism Industry Association of Canada’s “TIAC Talk” November 2020 newsletter. By Angela Nagy At a time when industry conferences and events have gone virtual for the foreseeable future, how can we ensure that sustainability issues aren’t overlooked as just topics on the agenda? What advantages and opportunities has this …

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How Sustainable Tourism Can Accelerate COVID-19 Recovery

This post originally appeared in the Tourism Industry Association of Canada’s “TIAC Talk” October 2020 newsletter. By Angela Nagy For many in the tourism industry, sustainability is the last thing on people’s minds. More urgent priorities like solvency, staffing, and sheer survival are dominating the discourse and keeping thousands of tourism industry executives and small …

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How to Tell Your Sustainable Tourism Story

Do you have a sustainability story to tell? Evidence shows that you probably should, or you could be missing out on new customers. In this article, you will find 5 steps to building and sharing your authentic sustainable tourism story.  Research has shown that the majority of your customers want to protect the natural environment, …

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No-Cost Ways to Cut Your Energy Costs In Uncertain Times

We’ve teamed up with our local BC-utility companies, FortisBC and BC Hydro, and are offering free energy assessments for businesses in the Thompson Okanagan region. If you are a business in the Thompson Okanagan region, contact us to schedule your free energy assessment.  If you are outside of the Thompson-Okanagan region, fear not. We’ve compiled …

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Coming Soon: Sustainable Destination Framework

Here at Sustainable Tourism, we work with all sectors of the tourism industry to help them meet and exceed their sustainability goals. One thing we’re excited about launching in the coming months is a Sustainable Destination Framework that we’ve been developing with and for tourism destinations. What is the framework? What we’ve noticed throughout this …

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The Value of Sustainable Tourism Certification

In our last blog post, we talked about whether or not sustainability certification is right for your tourism business. For those on the fence about certification, today’s post might address some questions because here we’ll be talking about the value of certification. There are many reasons to move forward with certification depending on your business! …

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Sustainability Certification: Is It Right For You?

We get a lot of questions about whether or not sustainability certification is right for a tourism business, so here are some insights for those of you who are exploring certification or really just want to become a more sustainable and responsible company.  What is sustainability certification? What is sustainability certification and why does it …

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