New Zealand Tourism Sustainability Commitment news, including media releases, and articles about tourism businesses putting the Commitments into action.
A brand-new initiative to encourage the Coastal Bay of Plenty’s visitor sector to work towards a zero carbon and regenerative future has launched in Bowentown.
Last year, WellingtonNZ chose to work with Tourism Industry Aotearoa on a pilot project for 12 tourism operators to accelerate their sustainability journeys. This work activated our Tourism Sustainability Commitment (TSC), allowing us to learn some valuable lessons and confirm prior hunches.
The Tourism Carbon Challenge urges every tourism business to measure its carbon footprint, to take action to significantly reduce carbon emissions by 2030, and contribute to a tourism industry that is net zero carbon ahead of New Zealand’s 2050 goal.
TIA and Wellington NZ recently celebrated the successful completion of a Sustainable Tourism programme which supported 12 Wellington tourism businesses to apply the Tourism Sustainability Commitment within their operations.
The Tourism Sustainability Commitment has won the 2021 Skål International Sustainable Tourism Award.
TIA has been appointed as the provider for the Sustainable Tourism pilot programme.
Toitu Envirocare has produced a range of webinars designed to get businesses started in their sustainability journey.
The George Hotel has embarked on a partnership with Christchurch Helicopters to sponsor Flight Path – a fundraising programme and experience to support a critically endangered bird.
Follow TIA on our journey to achieve the 12 Business Sustainability Commitments.
The Cambridge i-SITE and Destination Cambridge took out two awards at the 2019 Waipa Business Awards – Excellence in Business: Small and the award for Excellence in Community Contribution and Sustainability.
Research carried out for TIA by Angus & Associates monitoring perceptions of regional travel destinations within New Zealand to meet the needs of the industry.
TIA and Toitū Envirocare (formerly Enviro-Mark Solutions) have partnered up to help tourism businesses measure their carbon footprint
RefillNZ has come up with a solution to tackle Aotearoa's single-use plastic bottle problem.
1 September 2019
Take part in events run by DOC, local businesses, and community groups during Conservation Week, 14 - 22 September 2019.
TIA Sustainability Advocate Megan Williams talks to the Otago Daily Times about her work to encourage tourism operators to sign up to the New Zealand Tourism Sustainability Commitment.