News & Updates
Destination Stewardship Newsletter: Dec. 2022
Leave No Trace for Winter Activities
If winter recreation is part of your destination’s offerings we hope you’ll make use of the 7 Principles of Leave No Trace adapted for cold climates. Also, check out Visit New Hampshire’s amazing winter messaging.
Sustainable Travel News
- Hotel News last week called out sustainability-focused messaging including Leave No Trace as an industry trend, citing a report from EuroNews Travel that’s available for free downloads.
- Updated resources prove to be key for hikers with disabilities seeking access to Oregon trails.
- Leave No Trace-themed messages featured by the Colorado Tourism Office earned a return of $890 for every dollar spent, ranking the campaign among the top 10% of tourism efforts across the county.
- The Leave No Trace partnership program has new options, and new DMO partners — we’re excited to welcome Cadillac Area Visitor Bureau, Lovin’ Lake County, and Visit Keewenaw.
- AIANTA and Leave No Trace unveiled a new responsible recreation and visitation tool for native communities and native nations at the 24th Annual American Indian Tourism Conference.
- Sonoma County Tourism launched a new e-learning course aimed at reaching visitors with Leave No Trace education.
- Visit NC conducted a three-stop tour across North Carolina featuring Leave No Trace workshops that engaged local DMOs and other stewardship partners.
Pennsylvania Wilds launched their Leave No Trace partnership with the release of regionally tailored 7 Principles.
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