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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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Carbon Footprint Reduction: 10 Tips to Draw Down (2020)

While there are many ways tourism businesses can reduce their carbon footprint within its 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 the travel choices made among your own staff. Transportation is the largest contributor to global warming, …

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Announcing: Sustainable Destination Framework

In honour of Earth Day 2020, Sustainable Tourism 2030 announced the launch of its Sustainable Destination Framework – a program that allows Canadian destinations to measure their sustainability performance based upon criteria and indicators that are relevant and aligned at the international, national, and provincial levels. Internationally-Aligned Criteria & Indicators These criteria and indicators are …

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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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