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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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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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Fires, Floods, and the Future: Sustainable Tourism’s Potential to Support Climate Resilience

In the face of a summer season of wildfires that have broken records and impacted countless communities, both ecological and human, more and more discussion is happening in post-pandemic Canada about just how resilient our communities and businesses are when natural disasters arrive on their doorstep. As this article is being written, there are 379 …

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2023 TIAC Sustainable Tourism Symposium

GREENSTEP TO FACILITATE TWO SESSIONS AT TIAC’S UPCOMING NATIONAL SUSTAINABLE TOURISM SYMPOSIUM SERIES The Tourism Industry Association of Canada launches a groundbreaking pan-Canadian tourism program to grow urban, and rural and remote communities across all 13 Provinces and Territories, to assist SMEs, Destination Marketing Organizations (DMOs) and other tourism stakeholders and organizations across all sectors …

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Member Spotlight: Orca Spirit Adventures

Operating out of Victoria, BC, Orca Spirit Adventures’ mission is to offer their guests authentic whale and wildlife experiences, prioritizing the protection of the environment while doing so. They have recently been reassessed by GreenStep, to achieve Sustainable Tourism GOLD Certified. Tell us a bit about your business. What makes you different? Orca Spirit Adventures …

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News Release: SUSTAINABLE TOURISM 2030 DESTINATION FRAMEWORK LAUNCHES

Helping the tourism industry build resilience in a post-pandemic world [KELOWNA, BC] – On the final day of Earth Month, and on the one-year anniversary of launching their Sustainable Tourism 2030 initiative, GreenStep has officially announced their Sustainable Tourism Destination Framework to help tourism destinations measure, improve and certify their sustainability performance.  The Sustainable Tourism …

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