We’ve pulled together a selection of useful resources for tourism and hospitality businesses to help inspire and guide you on your sustainability journey. Explore a range of webinars, toolkits and insights reports and learn how to reduce the environmental impact of your business, improve your customer experience and effectively promote your sustainability credentials.
Remember to keep [email protected] informed about any sustainability initiatives or accreditations within your business, so that we can help you to promote these and develop Jersey’s reputation as a sustainable destination.
Useful AITO Webinars on Sustainability
The Association of Independent Tour Operators (AITO) Sustainable Tourism Committee has arranged a number of really useful and interesting webinars with various experts from across the sector:
Dominic Winter – Reducing Carbon Emissions
Learn how to reduce carbon in your businesses as well as setting targets that are possible.
Daniel Turner – Regenerating Nature Through Tourism
Discussion about the third pathway of the Glasgow Declaration of Climate Action in Tourism, “Regenerate”. This is about doing more than just reducing tourism’s negative impacts on the environment, to positively restoring and protecting ecosystems through natural methods.
Charlie Cotton – Measuring Your Carbon
An open discussion to help travel companies understand how best to measure and reduce their carbon footprint.
You can browse all of the AITO Climate-Crisis Think-Tank webinar recordings.
The AITO Sustainable Tourism Committee has also produced a number of useful toolkits on topics including Carbon Emissions, How to Write a Climate Action Plan and Plastic Reduction Toolkit. You can browse all of the AITO Sustainable Tourism Committee toolkits, and start taking steps now to reduce the carbon footprint of your business and begin to monitor your progress.
ABTA has teamed up with Deloitte to create this comprehensive and interactive Climate Action Guidebook outlining how to lead the way in sustainable tourism and travel.
VisitBritain Sustainability Resources
VisitBritain have collated lots of useful resources to help tourism and hospitality businesses to operate more sustainably. From tips on how to communicate your sustainability credentials to promote your business to providing guidance on how to measure and report your greenhouse gas emissions, there are a wealth of helpful toolkits and tips to assist you in operating your business in a more sustainable way.
Get involved. Discover more sustainability initiatives.
Plastic Free Jersey
Plastic Free Jersey is an initiative that brings together individuals, groups, businesses and organisations to reduce the amount of plastic we use. Visit Jersey are proud to partner with Plastic Free Jersey.
Green Tourism Award
Green Tourism is a not-for-profit organisation which encourages and enables businesses to make sustainable choices that reduce their impact on the planet. Find out how Green Tourism can support you to attract additional business.