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Autumn leaves are here & it makes for a wonderful sight to see all over the world... Where's your favourite Autumn… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
 
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It's getting colder outside, so we want to know what you find more fun in the snow: skiing or a husky dog sled ride… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
 
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To mark #InternationalSlothDay here's a cute sloth being active for once - by doing yoga!! He's got that… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
 
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It's been a colourful week with the #RedSun hanging over us earlier in the week. So here are… instagram.com/p/BabPQqDHexh/
 
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Two incredible sights on two different sides of the world. #NorthernLights or #SouthernLightsinstagram.com/p/BaYhiaOnGMn/
 
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Ever thought about exploring Australia's Northern Territory? It's not all about #ayersrockinstagram.com/p/BaWhmrHHABu/
 
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Exciting times Kirsty! 😍😍😍 twitter.com/kirstyteasdale…
 
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Three beautiful sights, three incredible sunsets. We want to know, where you go for the… instagram.com/p/BaTg0kPnjPl/
 
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A soothing sight for Sunday, imagine the relaxing sounds at the Plitvice Lakes in Croatia for our #DailyEscape pic.twitter.com/RnYnyu6V0c
 
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We're off to Queensland's Rainbow Beach for today's #DailyEscape It's a way to go, but boy is it worth it! #Traveltwitter.com/i/web/status/9…
 
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Fancy heading to the Big Apple in style? Stay at the 5* Carlyle and start 2018 right! #DealOfTheDaytwitter.com/i/web/status/9…
 
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We've got that #FridayFeeling and thinking holidays! So where to this Winter? The sunshine of #Australia or the ma… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
 
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Playa Manuel Antonio in Costa Rica is our #DailyEscape today, with soft sands & idyllic views of lush greenery and… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
 

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Canada’s tourism programme goes green

Canada is set to adopt a new environmental tourism programme that was started in the UK in a bid to make its tourism sector more environmentally friendly. Canada has joined forces with the Perth-based company Green Tourism to create new ways to make tourism greener in North America. Tourism Canada has entered a partnership with UK-based Green Tourism Business Scheme (GTBS) and GreenStep Solutions, based in British Columbia, is set to become the new face of Green Tourism Canada. Green Tourism is the world’s biggest independent accreditation body that helps countries improve their methods and commitment to sustainability. The scheme, which helped Scotland become one the leading countries in green tourism in 1997, will now help Canada improve its sustainability, producing a tourism industry that is much friendlier to the environment. “Our method has always been that specially trained assessors provide more than a tick-box audit or inspection,” said Andrea Nicholas, director of GTBS. “We are there to help people with best practice, practical advice and ensure that consumers can be confident that businesses claiming green credentials have been independently verified. Canada’s adoption of our scheme illustrates perfectly how our model can be adapted for any country.” The programme will invite businesses in Canada to become part of the scheme, and members will be awarded bronze, silver or gold ratings based on 145 criteria, including efficient lighting and heating, promotion of nature conservation, use of renewable energy, and the use of local produce. “We are very pleased to be partnering with GreenStep as they have the same ethics and aims as ourselves and were an obvious choice for the delivery of Green Tourism in Canada,” said Jon Proctor, Technical Director Green Tourism UK. Image sources: 1 2
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