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Biosphere Adhesion Monthly Newsletter

Biosphere Adhesion Monthly Newsletter

Leaders in Biosphere

Highlights of businesses committed to the Biosphere Adhesion Program

Giro Okanagan is a cycling tour provider that offers immersive and authentic experiences based on their deep understanding of the region and their own personal connections. They embrace sustainability by promoting cycling as the ideal way to explore the Okanagan Valley. They work towards achieving their sustainability targets by dramatically reducing single-use plastics and use locally sourced products whenever possible.

For 2020, they will expand their sustainability initiatives to include further training in Biosphere Adhesion targets for their guides and support staff. They will be introducing a Rider’s Pledge for guests which will be aligned with Biosphere goals. The website messaging will be revised to stress sustainability initiatives more fully. They will expand the educational initiatives to include new self-guided options for both single day and multi-day tours that will provide guests with a further understanding of the Okanagan’s unique cultural heritage.
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Osoyoos Golf Club‘s restaurant and Pro Shop are wheelchair accessible. For the area out on the golf course they allow members with mobility issues to drive their golf carts closer to the tees and greens than is allowed in regulation. They also support local suppliers in sustainable tourism activities and services. For example, they consider seasonality and healthy food options on their menu in their day to day offerings. They also have a large riparian area that they strive to maintain and protect and keep their members informed.
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Welcome Newly Committed Entities
Delta Hotels by Marriott Grand Okanagan Resort
Tantalus Vineyards
50th Parallel Estate
Seven Stones Winery

SDS 8: Promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth and decent employment

It is extremely important to pay attention to employees’ safety and well-being. Unfortunately, as much we talk about workplace safety and well-being in daily life, it still presents a serious challenge in Canada.

TOTA in partnership with go2HR will be providing occupational health and safety assessments for Biosphere Adhesion Businesses. Our partnership will provide:

– Occupational Health and Safety Overview Training
– Safety Basics Assessment
– Employer Consultation Meetings
– Foundation of Workplace Safety Training
– And many more added benefits

Stay posted for an upcoming release of the full program details!

Do you know  SuperHost Service For All Program?
The “one size fits all” concept simply does not apply to the way the tourism sector’s set expectations and practices around specific customer groups. It is extremely important for all employees, especially front-line employees to understand multiculturalism and practices around specific customer groups. Take go2HR’s SuperHost Service For All Program to learn best practices around customers from various backgrounds and identities.

Register For Service For All

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