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2400 Motel Achieves GreenStep Sustainable Tourism Silver Certification

[Press release originally published by the 2400 Motel: https://2400motel.com/go-green/) The 2400 Motel is proud to announce that we have been evaluated and awarded Silver Certification by Canada’s own GreenStep Sustainable Tourism. In addition, the 2400 Motel was presented with the Sustainability Champion Award from the BC Hotel Association at their 2024 Awards of Excellence Gala, representing the top talent in the industry. This …

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Navigating Sustainability Claims: How the Global Sustainable Tourism Council, EU Green Claims Directive, and Canadian Sustainability Disclosure Standards will Impact the Tourism Industry

GreenStep’s team has just returned from the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) conference in Stockholm, Sweden. A significant focus of discussion at the conference was the pending changes happening at the European Union (EU) level, and how this will impact the green claims of tourism businesses and destinations marketing to a European audience. The Need …

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Kingston, Ontario Achieves GreenStep Sustainable Tourism Silver Certification

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 18th, 2024 KINGSTON, ONTARIO ACHIEVES GREENSTEP SUSTAINABLE TOURISM SILVER CERTIFICATION (Kingston, Ontario, Canada) – Today, after a nine-month process, Tourism Kingston has announced they have been awarded GreenStep’s Sustainable Tourism Destination Certification, by way of a rigorous assessment, review, and verification process. The process requires the destination to assess their sustainability …

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Climate Leadership: Examples from Canadian Destination Management Organizations

Last year, we published an article highlighting the steps that Destination Management Organizations (DMOs) and tourism businesses can take to start measuring their organizational carbon footprint by completing a greenhouse gas inventory. An organizational carbon footprint looks at the greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) that result from operating a business or organization. Once the carbon footprint …

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Member Spotlight: Campbell River Whale Watching and Adventure Tours

Campbell River Whale Watching and Adventure Tours specializes in educational nature tours focused on ethical whale watching and grizzly bear tours, as well as single day and multi day wilderness kayaking. Continue reading to learn more about their sustainability journey: Tell us a bit about your business. What makes you different? As one of Campbell …

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Member Spotlight: Pointhouse Suites on Sargeant Bay

Located on the Sunshine Coast of British Columbia, Pointhouse Suites on Sargeant Bay is a spectacular estate location that blends West Coast contemporary architecture with surrounding nature. Continue reading to learn more about their sustainability journey: Tell us a bit about your business. What makes you different? Pointhouse Suites on Sargeant Bay stands out on …

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