Green business tools
Greening your tourism business just got a whole lot easier
Here, you will find tools to help you take effective action on sustainable tourism.
You can find out how to make changes to your business that will reduce costs, improve customer satisfaction, benefit local people and the environment in destinations, as well as benefiting your business by protecting the resources on which it depends.
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Greener ExcursionsLaunch tool
Creating greener - or more sustainable - excursions is easy with our step by step guide. The guide includes auditing tools, advice and guidelines for product development, examples of common pitfalls and potential solutions, along with best practice case studies. Everything you need to get started.
Greener River CruisingLaunch tool
This guide to best practice will help the river cruising industry reduce their negative impact on the environment. It includes advice on operational management, working with stakeholders and ten principles for sustainable river cruising.
Greener Retail for Travel AgentsLaunch tool
This simple, step-by-step guide will help independent or chain travel agents take effective action in key areas and create a greener business. Tools, resources, training materials and checklists are available to download and help you track progress.
Greener SnowsportsLaunch tool
This guide will help those operating in the snowsports industry to reduce costs, create differentiated products & improve customer satisfaction – as well as protect the precious resources on which snowsports depend.
Greener Tour OperatorsLaunch tool
This step-by-step guide will help you to improve quality, offer more varied, enriched experiences to customers, build greater value into your brand and can also help you reduce costs and operate more efficiently… as well as protecting your most important resource - the destinations that you sell.
Greener AccommodationsLaunch tool
Greening your tourist accommodation isn’t just good for the environment- it’s good for business too. Did you know you can save as much as 25% on water and energy bills? This guide contains advice for accommodation providers who would like to green their property.
Whale SharksLaunch tool
This training manual aims to provide comprehensive theoretical training for Whale Shark guides, and has been designed to be taught in a classroom situation. It has been developed in conjunction with the Maldives Whale Shark Research Programme (MWSRP), and Ecocolors.
Communications ToolLaunch tool
Once you’re on the road to creating a more sustainable business, good communications are essential. We’ve developed tools to help you raise awareness, and engage and motivate staff, and customers, about sustainable tourism.
Staff Training & DevelopmentLaunch tool
We’ve developed a range of training materials that you can integrate into your staff training plan programme. These include the Go Greener Holidays online training quiz, and the Managers Training Toolkit to help you integrate sustainability in to key business areas.
Sustainable Tourism PolicyLaunch tool
This guide is the first tool that travel companies should use in their sustainable tourism journey. It will determine your approach to business and policies and procedures, such as accommodation, excursions, animal guidelines and recycling, and take you through the steps of writing a policy.