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Author: toban

Save the Earth Club

July 2, 2010

No Bossy Adults Allowed! “You can help if you want but if you are bossy you can’t join.”  That was what I was told by these three little girls, from the Save the Earth Club, (pictured above) last week while I was in Rocky Harbour, NL.  I was blown away with the insight these three young… Read More

GMIST FUNDING ANNOUNCEMENT

June 30, 2010

  The Government of Canada Invests in Gros Morne Institute for Sustainable Tourism The Government of Canada, through the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) and Parks Canada, is making a significant investment in the Gros Morne Institute for Sustainable Tourism (GMIST) to help the leading-edge experiential tourism institute enhance the content and delivery of its curriculum. The… Read More

Creating Brand Awareness – PEI and TV Personalities

June 7, 2010

“LIVE! WITH REGIS AND KELLY” TRAVELS TO  PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND LIVE! with Regis and Kelly is headed to Prince Edward Island in Canada and will be taping a total of four shows on July 12-13 (airing July 12-15, 2010), at Confederation Landing Park on the historic Charlottetown waterfront.  Read more.

‘Greenwashing’ can turn customers against you.

June 3, 2010

In the most recent National Geographic Greendex study a large proportion of Canadians self identified as feeling cynical from all the “greenwashing” that was happening across the country. These exaggerated environmental claims from businesses are actually causing a level of cynicism within people that has led them to become less environmentally conscious according to the… Read More

Authenticity

June 1, 2010

Can you sell an authentic experience? Have a listen to Joseph Pine to see how the emerging experience economy is changing the landscape.