Apr 05
How to be Eco-friendly on Vacation

The best part about summer is taking a vacation away from your every day life to explore new places, experience new cultures and to relax and unwind. No matter where you go, or which activities or accommodations you choose, it’s always a good idea to reduce your impact on the planet. To have an eco-friendly […]

Apr 04
Eco-friendly Vacation Guide – Vancouver Island

Vancouver Island is an outdoor playground, attracting adventure seekers, extreme athletes and wilderness lovers from around the world. Vancouver Island is the largest island in North America, and continues to retain the prestigious and long-time status as the Best Island to visit in Continental US and Canada from the Travel + Leisure magazine’s 2015 World’s Best […]

Apr 03
Green Gridlock: How can a tour company be environmentally friendly?

How can a tour company be environmentally friendly? That’s a question asked around the Landsea Tours office everyday. Vancouver is at an interesting crossroads in its history. The city is striving to become more sustainable, and locals and visitors alike are flocking towards locally sourced food and green infrastructure. So too is Landsea Tours & […]

Apr 02
6 Tips to Teach Your Kids to Respect the Environment

Teaching your kids to respect the environment can be simple and fun, but it is also essential to their development. Our children have a key role to play in protecting the future of our planet. As we teach our children about the world, we need to teach them about their role as stewards of the […]

Apr 01
How to Enhance Your Vacation with Cultural Tourism

You may be gearing up for a new adventure and wondering about all of the things you can do and the places you can explore at your next travel destination. You may have looked up all the recommended restaurants, gardens, parks and other tourist attractions… but how many of these incorporate a cultural tourism experience? […]

Mar 31
Taking Flight with Sustainable Tourism: Growing Trends From the Past Decade

Whether by bus, car, plane or train, people are always gearing up for their next travelling adventure. Where will they go? What will they see? What informs their travelling decisions? Reports and surveys show that people are taking the greener route. According to a TripAdvisor survey, 60% of travelers are interested in eco-friendly travel, and 61% […]

Mar 30
Green Wineries: Movers and Shakers in Sustainable Tourism

There is a new movement in the BC wine industry… sustainable business. Whether it’s the market demand for sustainably produced wines, tourism support for green business or leadership from tourism associations, wineries throughout the province are making business decisions with the environment in mind. Several BC wineries have sought out advice on how to go green […]

Mar 29
Member update: Fairmont Palliser

We asked AccorHotels, the owner of the historic Fairmont Palliser hotel, Calgary’s oldest and most luxurious hotel, to share what they have been doing over the past year to promote sustainability. Read on to find out more about how they have been advocating for change in the accommodation industry. Why is sustainability important to your business? AccorHotels has […]

Mar 28
Green Member Update: Wood Lake RV Park & Marina

We asked long time Sustainable Tourism member Wood Lake RV Park & Marina to share some information about why sustainability is so important to their business, what actions they have taken to date, and what they are hoping to achieve in the coming years. Check out their awesome hard work! Thanks for being so dedicated […]