Sustainable Tourism Toolkit

The Sustainable Tourism Toolkit is designed to help tourism businesses across Australia to begin their journey to become more sustainable. Consumer research shows that 74% of travellers are looking for more sustainable options (Source: Sustainable Travel Report 2023). The Toolkit is a practical guide for tourism businesses. It helps respond to growing consumer demand for sustainable travel choices.

The toolkit is an easy-to-read guide about:

  • why businesses should embrace sustainability
  • taking a managed approach to sustainability
  • respecting culture
  • creating positive social impact
  • environmental and climate action in tourism
  • promoting a business’s sustainability story.

Use this toolkit by the Australian Government to help you become a sustainable tourism business, balancing the needs of people and place with profit. Whether you’re starting out in tourism or have been in the industry for a while, you benefit by keeping up with visitors’ demand for sustainability.