NEWLY CERTIFIED SUSTAINABLE TOURISM MEMBERS
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 United Nations World Tourism Organization!
“I am incredibly honoured to have the opportunity to join this international community of leaders committed to shaping the future of tourism,” said Angela Nagy, President & CEO of GreenStep.
ONTARIO’S BRUCE GREY SIMCOE REGION (RTO7) ACHIEVES GREENSTEP SUSTAINABLE TOURISM SILVER CERTIFICATION
The Regional Tourism Organization for Bruce Grey Simcoe (RTO7) announces their GreenStep Sustainable Tourism Destination Certification — achieving a SILVER level grading.
KERMODEI TOURISM AWARDED GREENSTEP’S SUSTAINABLE TOURISM CERTIFICATION FOR TERRACE, BRITISH COLUMBIA
On World Tourism Day, Kermodei Tourism announced they achieved GreenStep’s Sustainable Tourism Destination Certification — receiving a BRONZE level grading. Kermodei Tourism is the second destination in British Columbia Certified to the GreenStep standard.
SHERBROOKE MARKS ITS POSITION AS A LEADER IN SUSTAINABLE TOURISM IN QUEBEC
Destination Sherbrooke has become the first destination in the province of Quebec to achieve GreenStep Sustainable Tourism Destination Certification! Sherbrooke received a SILVER level grading.
MEMBER SPOTLIGHT — WICKANINNISH INN
ocated 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.
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OCTOBER’S SUSTAINABLE TOURISM 2030 PLEDGE SIGNATORIES
The Sustainable Tourism 2030 Pledge is a commitment to improve the sustainability performance of your tourism business or destination between now and 2030, in an effort to create a more sustainable future for the tourism industry!
UPCOMING INDUSTRY EVENTS
Hosted by: The Kootenay Rockies Tourism Association
Date: November 1-2, 2023
Location: Invermere, British Columbia
Details: Angela will be attendingThe Kootenay Rockies Tourism Association’s is hosting their 46th Annual General Meeting & Tourism Industry Conference at the Copper Point Resort in Invermere! This year’s theme is: Sustainable Tourism – The Continuing Journey. GreenStep’s President and CEO, Angela Nagy, will be in attendance at this years event.
Hosted by: Alberta Hotel & Lodging Association
Date: November 6-7, 2023
Location: Banff, Alberta
Details: A unique, in-person conference opportunity for hotel owners, leaders and investors to hear from industry experts and get an inside edge on the travel industry, including hotels, tourism and travel tech.
Ascend remains the Alberta Hotel & Lodging Association’s flagship conference, and can’t miss event of the year for hotel leaders who want to discover what’s next for the hospitality industry.
Hosted by: Destination Canada
Date: November 6-8, 2023
Location: Gatineau, Quebec
Details: Leveraging and learning from previous and existing initiatives, Destination Canada will bring together global thought leaders, stakeholders, and knowledge holders from diverse sectors for a first-of-its kind discussion on redefining the role of tourism and destination stewardship. Shaylyn Robertson, Senior Sustainable Tourism Specialist, will be representing GreenStep at the symposium.
Hosted by: Tourism Industry Association of Canada
Date: November 21-22, 2023
Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Details: The Tourism Industry Association of Canada’s (TIAC) annual Tourism Congress brings together industry leaders and peers from across the country. TIAC’s Tourism Congress includes innovative programming with motivational speakers and expert panellists and a balance of networking and gathering opportunities. The two-day event concludes with an evening of celebration at TIAC’s Canadian Tourism Awards. GreenStep’s President & CEO, Angela Nagy will attend the congress alongside Director of Sustainable Tourism, Jenn Burling.
Presented by: A partnership between Destination Greater Victoria, Synergy Enterprises, Tartan Bond Integrated Communications and Starrboard Enterprises
Date: January 21-24, 2024
Location: Victoria, British Columbia
Details: IMPACT is a collaborative national dialogue on innovation. Do you:
- Design policies that affect tourism?
- Teach a tourism and hospitality course?
- Care about tourism’s positive or negative impacts on communities?
- Believe the positive, sustainable growth of tourism in Canada is a key economic driver?
Then IMPACT is for you!
Interested in learning more about how GreenStep Sustainable Tourism can help your tourism business or destination? Feel free to reach out at any time to chat, or schedule a free consult today: 1-800-469-7830 or firstname.lastname@example.org.