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Tourism HR Canada: A Sustainable Tourism 2030 Pledge Signatory

English | French Provide a brief background/overview on your business/organization. Tourism HR Canada is a pan-Canadian organization with a mandate aimed at building a world-leading tourism workforce. It facilitates, coordinates, and enables human resource development activities that support a globally competitive and sustainable industry and foster the development of a dynamic and resilient workforce. The […]

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Member Spotlight: Tourism Kingston Visitor Information Centre

Located in the unique and historic city of Kingston, Ontario, The Tourism Kingston Visitor Information Centre is certified Bronze with GreenStep Sustainable Tourism. Continue reading to learn more about their journey towards sustainability: Tell us a bit about your business. What makes you different? Located in the heart of downtown Kingston, near the shore of

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Newsletter, October 2023

NEWLY CERTIFIED SUSTAINABLE TOURISM MEMBERS Bruce Grey Simcoe (RTO7) — Silver Destination Sherbrooke — Silver Kermodei Tourism — Bronze [ Learn more about certification ] ________________________________________________________________________________ GREENSTEP APPROVED AS AN AFFILIATE MEMBER OF THE UNITED NATIONS WORLD TOURISM ORGANIZATION We are thrilled to share that earlier this month GreenStep was officially approved as an affiliate member of the

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Sherbrooke Marks its Position as a Leader in Sustainable Tourism in Québec

Sherbrooke – Tuesday, October 24: On October 20, Sherbrooke became the first destination in Québec, to be officially certified in sustainable tourism by GreenStep, with criteria recognized by the Global Sustainable Tourism Council, and aligned with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.  After a long and rigorous qualification process, it was with great satisfaction that

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Member Spotlight: Algonquin Fly Fishing Premium Guide Service

Offering unique, customized and client-centred fly fishing adventures, Algonquin Fly Fishing is Eastern Ontario’s premium guide service. Algonquin Fly Fishing Premium Guide Service is certified Silver with GreenStep Sustainable Tourism. Continue reading to learn more about their journey towards sustainability: Tell us a bit about your business. What makes you different? We offer unique, customized, fly

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GreenStep Approved As An Affiliate Member Of The United Nations World Tourism Organization

Joins 39 new members from Africa, the Americas, East Asia and the Pacific, Europe, and the Middle East Samarkand, Uzbekistan: Today, at the 25th Session of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) General Assembly, in Samarkand, Uzbekistan, Kelowna, British Columbia-based GreenStep Solutions’ candidature as an Affiliate Member of the UNWTO was officially approved.“The UNWTO

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Ontario’s BruceGreySimcoe Region (RTO7) Achieves GreenStep Sustainable Tourism Silver Certification

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – ONTARIO, CANADA – Today, the Regional Tourism Organization for BruceGreySimcoe (RTO7) announced they have achieved 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 performance across four categories; environmental, socio-economic, natural and cultural, and management using

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Member Spotlight: Wickaninnish Inn

Located between the rainforest and the sea, the Wickaninnish Inn celebrates its rich heritage through attentive hospitality and the spirit of adventure. Wickaninnish Inn is certified Gold with GreenStep Sustainable Tourism. Continue reading to learn more about their journey towards sustainability: Tell us a bit about your business. What makes you different? The Wickaninnish Inn has

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Newsletter, September 2023

NEWLY CERTIFIED SUSTAINABLE TOURISM MEMBERS Shades of Jade Inn and Spa — Silver Black Rock Oceanfront Resort — Silver Grande Cache Inn and Suites — Bronze Bowering Lodge — Silver [ Learn more about certification ] ________________________________________________________________________________ EXCITING NEWS FOR THE GREENSTEP MEMBER COMMUNITY! We have been working hard behind the scenes on a new platform for our members

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Truth and Reconciliation: Moving Beyond the Land Acknowledgement

Contributed by: GreenStep Solutions Image Credit: Sncewips Heritage Museum Over the past several years, land acknowledgements have become an important step towards reconciliation within the tourism sector. At the 2023 IMPACT Conference, Greg Hopf of Moccasin Trails, encouraged the industry to continue its journey of truth and reconciliation by taking additional steps beyond the land

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