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GreenStep Sustainable Tourism Destination Standard Achieves GSTC-Recognition

    The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) is pleased to announce that the GreenStep Sustainable Tourism Destination Standard has achieved the ‘GSTC-Recognized Standard’ status. GreenStep Sustainable Tourism Standards are used by GreenStep Solutions in their assessment and verification programs which provide tools, resources, and consultative support to destinations and businesses across the tourism industry. …

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Book green for your next Canadian Vacation – Tour Operators & Wineries – British Columbia

These Sustainable Tourism Certified businesses are leading the way to help you enjoy a greener travel experience. Now is the perfect time to book a tour or visit a winery with an incredible British Columbia tourism business who makes sustainability not only a priority, but a way of life. The earth-loving team at GreenStep have …

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Member Spotlight – 40 Knots Winery

Located in beautiful Comox, BC on Vancouver Island, 40 Knots Winery embraces their unique microclimate on the slopes of their vineyard that face the Georgia Straight. They were recently re-assessed with GreenStep’s Sustainable Tourism criteria, and achieved our highest grading to become Sustainable Tourism PLATINUM Certified. They are currently one of four Sustainable Tourism members …

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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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You’re Greener Than You Think: Five Steps to Finding and Sharing Your Unique Sustainability Story

This article originally appeared in the February 2021 edition of TIAC Talk. By Angela Nagy, CEO Deloitte was right. In their special feature publication Hospitality 2015: Game Changers or Spectators, Deloitte’s team of economic professionals spent a year researching, analyzing and interviewing tourism industry leaders about the future of tourism. One of their key findings …

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