Congratulations to Todd and Martha Lucier, owners of Northern Edge Algonquin on receiving the Ontario Tourism Sustainability Excellence Award on 8 Nov 2010. This award recognizes a business that promotes sustainable practices in the carrying out of their day to day activities. Initiatives could include reducing the environmental impact of the business, activities that promote sustainability to guests of the facility.
As Todd states “Quietly with care, and without fanfare, Northern Edge Algonquin has been growing organically over the last 15 years as a green,responsible tourism operator on Kawawaymog Lake at the South River
entrance to Algonquin Park. Over the years, the Edge has grown an adventure business that includes trips into Algonquin Park like Morning Tea with Moose and retreats like Quest for Balance featuring yoga and sea kayaking. Tourism experiences continue to evolve with new partners and new experiences like the bike train and Rails,Trails and Ales.”
Beyond their lodge activities Todd Lucier is also well known for is e-marketing talents and Tourism Keys blog, plus, for five years, he has been one of three facilitators leading the Experiential Travel Training program at the Gros Morne Institute for Sustainable Tourism. Martha Lucier welcomes guests from around the world interested in Shamanism, providing highly engaging and reflective place for people to gather and connect.
The Ontario Eco-tourism Society commended the Lucier’s for their excellence and the example they set for all tourism businesses.
WAY TO GO AMIGOS! WE ARE PROUD OF YOU!