Posts tagged tourism
Tourism is damaging the ocean. Here’s what we can do to protect it

What does the big blue mean to you? Is it a holiday destination, a source of income, as for the 60 million people working in the marine fishing industry, a vital protein source of 151 million tonnes for human consumption, or a home to millions of species? The ocean has a different meaning for everyone, but for all of us, it is a source of life.

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Plastic is not fantastic: Interview with Ally Dragozet and Straw by Straw

Reducing the environmental impact of tourism with Ally Dragozet

In 2018, worldwide international tourist arrivals (overnight arrivals) reached an estimated 1.4 billion, two years ahead of previous predictions. This is seemingly great news for tourism operators but what does this mean for the environment? How can the tourism industry improve its practices to offset harm to nature?

To find out, we interviewed Ally, the founder of Sea Going Green, a consultancy firm that specialises in sustainable tourism.

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Tourism is damaging the ocean. Here’s what we can do to protect it

Our very own Ally Dragozet and Melissa Novotny, along with Jemi Lacle, were featured by the World Economic Forum on their blog entitled, “Tourism is damaging the ocean. Here’s what we can do to protect it”.

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ACE ALUM IN FORBES 30 UNDER 30

One of ACE incubator’s alumni, Aleksandra (or Ally) Dragozet, founder of Sea Going Green was recently named as one of Forbes 2019 30 under 30 in the European edition of the magazine. Sea Going Green is a consultancy firm that provides the tourist industry with transition strategies to sustainably manage natural ecosystems while maintaining financial streams at the same time. Ally, a marine biologist and UvA alum, turned entrepreneur in 2017 once she participated in the ACE Ready to Start incubation program.

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Forbes Spotlight: Ally Dragozet

Sea Going Green is an environmental consulting firm working to make the tourism industry more sustainable. After getting her masters in marine biology, Aleksandra Dragozet has made a career of creating 'green transition strategies' for businesses around the world.

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Sea Going Green: Enabling Green Transition Strategies for Tourism Companies

We (One Planet Rating) recently met Aleksandra Dragozet, founder and CEO at Sea Going Green. Providing consultation services, SGG aims to alleviate the negative impacts of the tourism industry on the marine environment. Born in Serbia, raised in Canada, and spending her childhood summers on the coasts of Croatia, Ally’s international background sparked an early passion for traveling and ocean conservation.

Read on as Ally shares her journey, combining a love for travel, an education in marine biology, to a cause aimed at transforming the travel sector.

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SUSTAINABLE TOURISM THROUGH SUSTAINABLE BOATING

Meet Ally, Sea Going Green's Founder: https://www.seagoinggreen.org

The Importance of Sustainable Tourism?

I have two quotes that describe the importance of sustainable tourism in my opinion which are “ The future will either be green or not at all - Bob Brown”, and one that we always say which is that a destination ultimately loses its profitability when it loses its beauty.

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Tourism Goes Green, Keeping Oceans Staying Blue

Sea Going Green is a Dutch environmental consulting company that supports tourism organizations in achieving sustainable business models through the sustainable use of the natural environment where they operate. In doing so, the company contributes to reducing the impact of tourism on the marine habitat and, as a consequence, also helps to improve social-environmental conditions for the communities that live and depend on these areas. Located in Amsterdam, Sea Going Green currently develops projects in the Dutch Caribbean, Mediterranean area and South East Asia.

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GO GREEN FOR THE BIG BLUE

How can tourism companies sustainably manage natural ecosystems, while maintaining financial streams at the same time? Meet Sea Going Green, a new company founded by marine biologist turned entrepreneur Aleksandra (or Ally) Dragozet. Ally joined the ACE Incubation Program in the fall to turn her ideas for changing the tourism industry into an impactful business. Sea Going Green delivers a Green Transition Strategy in order to help the tourism industry to #GoGreenfortheBigBlue. Her approach lets tourism companies implement alternative solutions, including impact assessment and evaluation afterwards. Only three months in, she has recently signed her first client.

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Accenture Innovation Awards: Sea Going Green

Sea Going Green promotes sustainable tourism through sustainable business. Mission: alleviate the negative tourism impacts on marine environments by assisting tourism companies to implement sustainable practices into their operations without hindering the customer service experience they provide. Tourism can cause harm but it doesn’t need too. Is your company ready to #GoGreenForTheBigBlue?

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