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Beacons of Effective Sustainable Tourism


Transat A.T. Inc. Sponsored Beacons of Effective Sustainable Tourism

The two day Beacons of Effective Sustainable Tourism program will guide tourism business owners and managers through a series of checklists and resources as they build their own ‘sustainability action plan’. You will consider and examine the three pillars of sustainability – economic, environmental and socio-cultural – to provide a balanced and holistic approach to achieving and improving sustainability. You will:

  • Learn how to calculate and measure the impact of changes on both the world around us and your bottom line.
  • Obtain a starter kit to implement in your own business – full of great products and resources
  • Explore a wealth of resources to implement your sustainability action plan customized by you for your operation.
  • Get exclusive access to post-course materials and support.

WHO IS THIS WORKSHOP FOR? Owners, managers and operational decision-makers of small and medium tourism businesses.

Dates: TBA

Costs: This program is a cost share delivery with GMIST, partner and participants covering the cost of the course.

If you are interested in having GMIST bring this workshop to your community please contact:

Jackie Hiscock
Office Administration / Registrations
Telephone: 709.458.3610
Fax: 709.458.2162
E-mail: info@gmist.ca

Want to get started right away on improving your sustainability, then please access this great audit guide to get you on the path towards sustainability. To access the self audit guide please follow this link.

For more information on the Beacons of Effective Sustainable Tourism course click to download the PDF document.