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Sustainable tourism

Green tourism, responsible tourism, sustainable tourism - whichever of these terms you want to use, it is tourism which takes into account the needs of the environment, local residents, businesses and visitors; now and in the future.

In these pages you can find details of the free-to-join Dales Tourism Business Network, some case studies of local businesses with inspiring ideas, the Distinctly Dales project which could help you market your business, and the range of support offered by the National Park Authority for tourism businesses.

Destination Dales Tourism Forum - 25 February 2015

This years tourism forum was held on the 25 February at the Dales Countryside Museum in Hawes.  Over 60 people attended from a variety of tourism businesses to listen to the speakers and meet other business owners in the area.

The presentations and video from the day are below.  Please note that these are subject to copyright and should not be reproduced without the express permission of the copyright owner.

A summary of the feedback from the event is available below

Destination Dales

Destination Dales is the new name for Dales Tourism.  The structure and make up of the group has been reviewed and agreed at the last meeting of Dales Tourism on 9 October.

Download a 4 page summary of the new group.You may be interested to read Tourism Talk, our newsletter for tourism businesses that details how the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority can support your business. You can read the first edition athttp://eepurl.com/GZN4D

You can contact the Sustainable Tourism Team, by calling 0300 456 0030 or emailing tourism@yorkshiredales.org.uk to talk about how we can help you.

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