Archive for the ‘Environment’ Category
ITB Asia is actively aware of tourismâ€™s responsibilities to society as a whole. As the leading trade show for the tourism industry in Asia, it sees itself as a link between research and science, between companies, markets and societies.
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, May 8, 2012 â€“ Turtles, the easy going â€śdudesâ€ť of the ocean, have fascinated us for generations, in turn becoming symbols of patience and wisdom. We are in love with turtles, each of them with a unique story underneath that hard shell. Historically they were the slow and steady characters of childrenâ€™s [...]
Portland, OR April 30, 2012- The Global Sustainable Tourism Council announces the release of its new Destination Criteria. Through a consultancy led by Sustainable Travel International (STI), the GSTC is soliciting input and comments from all travel and tourism stakeholders on this exciting project, ensuring diverse feedback is collected as the project evolves. The GSTC [...]
LOS ANGELES, California – Green Globe Certification today launched its new sustainable travel website, www.greenglobe.travel . The site provides sustainable hotels, cruise ships, meeting facilities, tour operators, and attractions in the worldâ€™s most exciting travel locations. Businesses are displayed in alphabetical order with description, pictures, location and map, contact information, and links to booking. Users [...]
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, April, 2011 â€“ On Earth Day, April 22, more than one billion people around the world will be contributing to the protection of the planet in one way or another. Whether the act is small, like turning off all the lights in an office or home, to large-scale music and art events, [...]
Greenloons Asks Families to â€śPay It Forwardâ€ť By Combining Sustainable Travel with Volunteer Projects To Assist Turtles, Pandas and More
Vienna, VA, April 11, 2012 â€“ Greenloons http://www.greenloons.com/, the company that helps travelers make sustainable travel choices, offers four suggestions for families who believe their teenage children can expand their views of the world by engaging in voluntourism this summer.
Washington, D.C. and Mexico: The Center for Responsible Travel (CREST), a research and policy institute affiliated with Stanford University, released today a new report designed to assist large-scale coastal tourism projects in Mexico meet internationally recognized standards for sustainable development. The report, Alternative Development Models and Good Practices for Sustainable Coastal Tourism: A Framework for [...]
Vienna, VA, March 14, 2012 Ë† The best intentions can sometimes go awry, especially when dipping travel toes into what may Ë† or may not Ë† be authentic green travel.
This will be one of the themes featured in the 10th edition of Euromeeting, which will take place in 2012 as part of Art & Tourism: 250 delegates from all over Europe are expected.Â Art & Tourism will host Euromeeting 2012, the important international seminar dedicated to the themes of sustainable and competitive development in European [...]
LONDON — In an effort to help maintain minimum certification standards for tourism businesses, VisitEngland, Visit Wales and Northern Ireland Tourist Board have endorsed, through an independent review by the International Centre of Responsible Tourism, Sustainable Travel Internationalâ€™s Sustainable Tourism Education Program (STEP) as a recognised certification programme.