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Green Tourism

Sustainable tourism is tourism committed to generating a low impact on the surrounding environment and community by acting responsibly while generating income and employment for the local economy and aiding social cohesion.

Sustainable tourism aims to ensure that economic development as a result of tourism is a positive experience for everyone involved; local community, tourism businesses and visitors. As a business wishing to run in a sustainable way it reduces your environmental impact, whist maintaining quality standards and includes:

  • Good environmental practice
  • Communication with visitors
  • Social and community issues 

Sustainable tourism can work for your business and:

  • Benefit the environment by conserving resources
  • Reduce waste
  • Reduce costs through efficiencies and staff awareness
  • Attract new customers
  • Improve your public image
  • Improve the customer experience
  • Improve the quality of the service you provide
  • Benefit the local community
  • Support the local economy
  • Reduce congestion and pollution
  • Enhance the natural environment 

In this section

    • Green  Tourism Business Scheme

      Green Tourism Business Scheme

      A green business is one that actively seeks ways to reduce the negative impact of business operations on the environment.

    • Case Studies

      Case Studies

      Check out what other businesses who have been through the scheme have been involved in.


Contact Us

For more information, practical advice and support, call Marketing Lancashire on:

01772 426450.