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Green Tourism

Businesses in north-west Wales, primarily involved with tourism, are invited to attend a free Growing Sustainable Tourism Workshop and become a trailblazing 'Green Tourism' business.

There will be six workshops in 2010 starting on:
  • Tuesday 11th May: Day to Day Environmental Management at the Dunoon Hotel, Llandudno.

  • Tuesday 18th May: Day to Day Environmental Management at Bryn Elltyd Guest House, Tan y Grisiau.

For these two workshops the business owner will give a guided tour of their property emphasising how they incorporate good environmental practice into the day-to-day running of their business. Issues to be addressed include energy efficiency, waste management, local produce, marketing and promoting public transport. Experts will be on-hand to answer your

The next workshop is on:
  • Thursday 27th May: Being a Sustainable Catering Establishment at the Snowdonia National Park Authority Environmental Studies Centre at Plas Tan y Bwlch, Maentwrog.

This workshop will feature a discussion and tour of Plas Tan y Bwlchs new energy efficient kitchen, with further short presentations on using fair-trade and locally sourced produce and biodegradable packaging.

Each workshop will begin at 10.30 a.m. and finish at lunchtime. Places are free but limited so please book as soon as possible.

To do so email Emma Edwards-Jones at emma@snowdonia-active.com or call 07900 500588 stating your name and your business name, which workshop you are interested in, the number of places you would like and your contact details.

A further three workshops will take place in the autumn addressing: the retrofit of renewable energy systems, being a sustainable holiday park and green accreditation for tourism businesses. Details to be announced in September.

The Growing Sustainable Tourism Workshop programme is funded by Visit Wales and Tourism Partnership North Wales.

Photo: Eco equipment (composter, cardboard compacter and LPG lawn mower) at Hafan y Mr.

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