Category: Member Spotlight

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 […]

Mar 27
What’s Green About Topsy Farms

Tucked away on Amherst Island in Lake Ontario, about 10 kilometers west of Kingston, Ontario sits Topsy Farms, known around the world for their sheep products: 100% pure wool blankets, sheepskins, and ethically and humanely raised lamb. First begun as an intentional community in 1971, the residents purchased their first sheep in 1974 (50 ewes […]

Mar 26
Touring Salt Spring Island in a Green Machine just got easier!

At Sustainable Tourism, we love showing people that sustainability doesn’t have to trade off with comfort or service, so we’re pumped to tell the world about Tour Salt Spring and how they are on the cutting edge of sustainable business and tourism innovation! Tour Salt Spring was recently upgraded to Sustainable Tourism Gold Certification in […]

Mar 25
Endless Adventures In Sustainability

Endless Adventure is a well established tourism company that is mindful of their beautiful place of business in the Slocan Valley, nestled in the beautiful Kootenay region of British Columbia. Their tours come with guides that love the river and do their very best to maintain the awesomeness and beauty of their surroundings. Endless Adventure […]

Mar 24
Orca Spirit makes waves in quest for sustainability

Orca Spirit Adventures embodies the spirit of Sustainable Tourism – taking nothing but photographs and leaving nothing but waves. Since starting up almost 20 years ago as the first covered-vessel whale watching company in Victoria, Orca Spirit Adventures have been committed to not only minimizing their own environmental footprint, but also to using their position […]

Mar 23
Have you heard the buzz about Planet Bee?

Have you heard the buzz? Planet Bee Honey Farm & Honeymoon Meadery have achieved a Silver grading from Sustainable Tourism once again, and are very close to reaching Gold! Having worked with bees since the 1960s, owner Ed Nowek understands that his business simply could not survive without a healthy environment for his bees to […]

Mar 22
Think Sustainably For Your Next Canadian Vacation

These Sustainable Tourism Gold accommodations are leading the way to help you enjoy a greener travel experience. Now is the perfect time to book your stay with an incredible, forward-thinking Canadian green hotel, inn, campground, B&B, lodge, resort, spa, ranch, or chalet. The hardest part will be deciding, with so many great options! The earth-loving […]