An Introduction to Sustainable Tourism

Gain concrete knowledge and tools to help your business become more sustainable


What You'll Learn

Understanding Sustainable Tourism
Starting with the fundamentals, you will learn what exactly sustainable tourism is and why it is important to your business and to the planet. 
Sustainable Tourism Strategy
In this section you will learn about how to build your sustainable tourism strategy as well as how to source and begin offering sustainable products and suppliers. 
Specialized Areas of Interest
Find out more about specific areas of sustainable tourism with lessons on: Animal Welfare, Climate Justice, Inclusivity and Accessibility, Indigenous Tourism, Child Welfare, Managing Waste and Social Enterprise Development

  Course Duration: 1 hour
  Course Language: English
  Closed Captions: English & Spanish
  Lifetime Access
  Shareable Course Certificate
 100% Online Lessons


Course Description

WeTravel and Tourism Cares have created this one-hour introductory course to teach the basics of sustainability in the travel and tourism industry. Learners will be given practical advice and actionable takeaways to create their own sustainability strategy and begin to provide sustainable offerings. The course also contains six modules on specialized areas of interest within sustainable tourism–  from climate justice and carbon offsetting to inclusivity and accessibility–  each containing additional resources to further your education.


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Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to pay to access this course?

No, this course is entirely free! All you have to do is enroll in the course and you will be given free, lifetime access to the video lessons and course materials.

Do I need to be a WeTravel client to access this course?

No, you do not need to be a WeTravel client to enroll in any of our Academy courses. Our courses are available to everyone!

Can I message the instructor directly?

Unfortunately, you cannot message the course instructor directly, however if you have any questions or want additional information please contact: community@wetravel.com

If I have a question or need help, who should I talk to?

If you have any questions or need help with the course, please email community@wetravel.com and someone will get back to you as soon as possible!

Will I get a certificate after finishing it?

Yes! We want you to be able to share your achievement. Upon completion of any Academy course you will receive a Course Certificate directly to your inbox that you can share with your network!