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Book green for your next Canadian Vacation – Alberta

These Sustainable Tourism Certified businesses are leading the way to help you enjoy a greener travel experience. Now is the perfect time to book your trip and support these incredible, forward-thinking Alberta-based hotels, ins & resorts. When restrictions lift and travel resumes, choose to stay with a business who makes sustainability a priority in their …

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Member Spotlight – Echo Valley Ranch & Spa

We are proud to spotlight Echo Valley Ranch & Spa, a small ranch located in the beautiful interior of British Columbia surrounded by mountains and rolling hills for miles in any direction. They were recently re-assessed with GreenStep’s Sustainable Tourism criteria, achieving Sustainable Tourism GOLD Certified. Echo Valley is committed to becoming a more sustainable …

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The Top Seven Best Practices of Sustainable Tourism Destinations

This article originally appeared in the March 2021 edition of TIAC Talk. By Angela Nagy, CEO Over the past decade, I have been working with and researching how tourism organizations at the international, national, regional, and local level have been integrating sustainability. Through this work, seven best practices have emerged that we now use as …

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Sustainable Tourism Members Team Up to Fight Pandemics & Plastic Pollution

Our sustainable tourism community has not been immune to the impacts of the pandemic, but how some of our members have rallied is truly awe-inspiring and humbling. What has perhaps been most encouraging of all is to witness how individuals and communities have come together to support one another through these difficult times – true …

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Member Spotlight: Eagle Wing Whale & Wildlife Tours

Eagle Wing Tours, based in Victoria, BC on Vancouver Island, is an ecotourism company offering whale-watching and wildlife tours. They also engage in citizen science efforts and educational programming in the Salish Sea, along Canada’s Pacific Coast. Recently, they became Sustainable Tourism’s first-ever Platinum-certified member, for their sustainability efforts. Read on to learn more about …

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