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Start Here: A Sustainability Checklist for Tour Operators

Last updated on April 6, 2021
Key Takeaways

  • Start your sustainability journey with small changes that have a meaningful impact.
  • Easy environmentally friendly swaps for your marketing & day-to-day operations.
  • Support the local economy & culture and earn green certification(s).

Skill Level

All Skill Levels

If you’re just starting your journey into sustainable tours and activities, you might be feeling a little overwhelmed or unsure of how your business can make an impact. Whether you are a small, family-owned business or if you run a larger operation, taking small steps over time adds up to make a big difference.

This checklist offers ideas on what you can do as a tour operator to reduce your environmental impact on your community and contribute to the local culture and economy. Congrats on going green! 

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    In Your Day-To-Day Operations

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    On Your Tours & Activities

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    For The Local Economy

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    With Your Marketing Materials

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    Certifications & Offsets

Once you’ve taken your first steps toward a more sustainable business, you’ll see how easy it is to put small measures in place. You’ll also feel great knowing that you’re taking steps to preserve, protect, and contribute to your beautiful area!

Want to learn more about this topic? Watch our Spark session on how sustainable tourism is changing.

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