IMPACT Conference


IMPACT is about creating a legacy of regenerative tourism in Canada. This conference brings together diverse voices from across the country including operators, students, entrepreneurs, industry groups, academics, scientists and policy experts to learn from each others successes and address the challenges of our industry head on. The resources below have been collected over the past three years to support our community in facilitating conservations and creating connections.

Aerial view of Victoria, BC


Tools & Templates


Indigenous Tourism


Active & Accessible Tourism






Additional Content

IMPACT 2023 – Building Careers with Purpose with Philip Mondor (English)

Sustainable Tourism in Protected Areas (English) – The third edition of the official guidelines for Sustainable Tourism in Protected Areas was released by the International Union for Conservation of Nature. The guidelines are available for free download in PDF format. The document is all new, was written by 58 authors, and includes case studies and best practices.

Statement on Food Tourism & Climate Change – From Assistant Professor Charlie Sark (Mi’kmaq), School of Climate Change and Adaption, University of Prince Edward Island

A Carbon Neutral Conference

IMPACT Sustainability Travel & Tourism is proudly a carbon-neutral conference. For the past two years, IMPACT has offset the carbon footprint of the entire event that resulted from delegate travel, accommodation, waste and more. To learn more about how we became fully carbon neutral and how you can offset your business’ carbon footprint, see below.

IMPACT in the News






Destination Greater Victoria is honoured to be based on the traditional territory of the Lekwungen-speaking peoples of the Songhees Nation and the Esquimalt Nation, whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day.