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    Victoria is a Biosphere Destination

      Victoria, British Columbia has earned the prestigious distinction of becoming the first urban destination in the United States or Canada to earn biosphere certification. The biosphere certification by the Responsible Tourism Institute (RTI) recognizes destinations for their commitment to principles of environmental sustainability, cultural diversity, and social responsibility. The value of certification is tremendous as travellers and meeting planners are increasingly considering factors like local quality of life, environmental impacts, and how a destination, its DMO and its tourism…

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  • Making Sustainability a Top Priority

      Sustainability has become an important factor today in deciding how and where to host an event. For Explore Edmonton Corporation, event sustainability a top priority. Dramatic improvements were made in its sustainability efforts in 2022 with the implementation of several local social, environmental, and economic causes and programs. “Explore Edmonton proudly launched six new sustainability content-based training courses over 2022 with the goal of helping provide staff with a more in-depth knowledge of sustainability, its practices, and what Explore…

    Event Operations, Green/Sustainable Meetings

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