Use these tools to help your business achieve the New Zealand Tourism Sustainability Commitments.
SKYCITY Auckland has successfully tackled a huge food waste problem, diverting nearly 500 tonnes – the equivalent weight of 142 buses - from landfill to become compost for kiwifruit orchards and landscaping companies.
Rafting New Zealand has entered into a joint venture with Lake Rotoaira Forest Trust of Ngāti Tūwharetoa which it says will allow it to more than double in size, give visitors the best and most authentic experience possible, and make a positive difference to the local environment and community.
Car and campervan hire company JUCY Rentals has made a commitment to providing a phenomenal visitor experience through the power of customer feedback.
Working with visitors and a range of other partners and volunteers, Eco Wanaka Adventures has planted around 8000 trees on Mou Waho Island and is building 'weta motels' to to allow the endemic weta to survive.
Auckland Museum’s Travel Plan is about encouraging staff to green commute, drive less often to work, try other modes of transport which will benefit their health and wellbeing and help create a sustainable museum fit for the future.
Christchurch Sea Kayaking is dedicated to helping restore the Avon to its original beauty. Over the 2017/18 season, with the help of visitors, it collected around 35kg of rubbish from the river.
YHA values the carboNZeroCertTM scheme as another tool that helps to build a commitment to environmental sustainability into everything the organisation does.
The R. Tucker Thompson had a mighty reputation, but the organisation was stuck in a rut. So they implemented a plan which has put it in a strong position as a sustainable tourism operator and a recognised social enterprise.
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Ten years ago Ryan Sanders was motivated to start a tourism business to escape a dull corporate job. The business hasn't looked back, and is on track to turn over $17 million in the next 12 months.
Providing authentic, remarkable tourism experiences in some of the country’s most difficult to access areas, Real Journeys has been enjoying strong growth over the past few years.This has inspired the family-owned business to increase its conservation work and focus efforts on ensuring the community benefits from the upturn in tourism.
The Waitangi Treaty Grounds has transformed the visitor experience over the past couple of years which has boosted both revenue and visitor satisfaction.