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Seychelles adopts UN Global Treaty on Mercury

Seychelles adopts UN Global Treaty on Mercury

On Saturday, January 19, 2013, in Geneva, during the Global Mercury Treaty meeting, although environmental activists lamented, delegations from some 140 countries, including Seychelles, agreed to adopt a ground-breaking treaty limiting the use and emissions … January 23, 2013
UN General Assembly: ecotourism key to eradicating poverty and protecting environment

UN General Assembly: ecotourism key to eradicating poverty and protecting environment

In a significant acknowledgment of tourism as a tool for promoting sustainable development, the UN General Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution stressing ecotourism’s role in the fight against poverty and the protection of the environment. The … January 3, 2013
Seychelles displays a message from nature to promote the marriage between tourism and the environment

Seychelles displays a message from nature to promote the marriage between tourism and the environment

A message from nature delivered to the Seychelles Hospitality and Tourism Association has received mention in the 25th edition of the Seychelles conservation magazine. On January 13, 2012, on one of Seychelles’ golden beaches, ranked among the top … August 30, 2012
Seychelles Minister for Environment and Energy meets with HM King Carl Gustaf XVI of Sweden

Seychelles Minister for Environment and Energy meets with HM King Carl Gustaf XVI of Sweden

Dr. Rolph Payet, the Seychelles Minister for Environment and Energy, has met with His Majesty King Carl Gustaf XVI of Sweden in a private meeting at the Castle in Stockholm. The discussions focused on the issue of climate change and the effects being … May 24, 2012
Green Globe recertifies Barcelo Punta Cana Hotel in the Dominican Republic

Green Globe recertifies Barcelo Punta Cana Hotel in the Dominican Republic

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe today announced recertification of the Barcelo Punta Cana Hotel, located on Playa Arena Gorda in the Punta Cana region on the eastern coast of the Dominican Republic. The hotel is dedicated to preserving this leading … March 16, 2012
Waste not, want not at IMEX in Frankfurt

Waste not, want not at IMEX in Frankfurt

A campaign to reduce overall waste output from the IMEX in Frankfurt trade show, whether recyclable or not, has seen waste levels reduce significantly over the past 3 years. The total amount of waste generated went down from 167 tons in 2009 to 121 tons … December 21, 2011
EIBTM sustainability driving business for attendees

EIBTM sustainability driving business for attendees

EIBTM, ( www.eibtm.com ), the leading global event in the meetings and events industry, has implemented numerous initiatives, which will contribute towards the overall environmental conscience and business success for the industry, while delivering an … November 22, 2011
WTTC urges greater collaboration on climate change policies

WTTC urges greater collaboration on climate change policies

LONDON, UK - The world’s leading private-sector travel and tourism businesses have urged climate change policymakers at all levels to consult more widely with them. The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) believes that governments continue to mistakenly … November 11, 2010
Seychelles and Indonesia collaborate in Environmental Defense initiative

Seychelles and Indonesia collaborate in Environmental Defense initiative

VICTORIA, Mahe: Seychelles will be co-hosting a "World Environmental Defense Conference," in collaboration with the Indonesian National Defence Forces (TNI), to be held in Indonesia later this year to examine ways in which national defense forces from … September 16, 2010
HostelBookers supports the environment offering a vast range of eco-hostels

HostelBookers supports the environment offering a vast range of eco-hostels

These days travel’s impact upon the environment has become a subject of great debate; travelers are growing increasingly aware of the immediate need for conservation and changes in attitudes towards the Earth's limited resources. As a result, there … September 9, 2010
Seychelles' Silhouette Island opens its national park

Seychelles' Silhouette Island opens its national park

Seychelles President James Michel has opened the Silhouette National Park at a ceremony at La Passe on the island. This followed the signing of the Designation Order by the Minister for Home Affairs, Environment, Natural Resources, and Transport, … August 9, 2010
Green Globe certified Hôtel Concorde Berlin announces Green Berlin travel offer

Green Globe certified Hôtel Concorde Berlin announces Green Berlin travel offer

LOS ANGELES, CA - As the first Green Globe certified hotel in Germany, the Hôtel Concorde Berlin, offers a unique way of rewarding guests who support the environment. All guests who book Hôtel Concorde Berlin’s Green Berlin package and choose … August 5, 2010
AlamKulKul Boutique Resort wins the gold for going green

AlamKulKul Boutique Resort wins the gold for going green

This year, AlamKulKul Boutique Resort will be taking home the gold in recognition of its outstanding green efforts. The resort will claim its PATA Grand Award in the environment category at the Travel Mart awards ceremony on September 17 at the Venetian … August 1, 2010
SITA World Tours gives travel industry the green light

SITA World Tours gives travel industry the green light

ENCINO, CA - SITA World Tours is totally committed to operating within the world’s highest environmental standards. Their efforts were recently recognized with the prestigious Green Globe Certification award. The certification reflects new and innovative … July 21, 2010
MeetGreen appointed Official Sustainability Consultants to IMEX America

MeetGreen appointed Official Sustainability Consultants to IMEX America

The IMEX Group will continue to build on its strong environmental track record and reputation on green issues when it launches IMEX America in October 2011. To help the new US tradeshow achieve its environmental objectives, the organizers have appointed … July 20, 2010
Seychelles tourism industry to learn about managing its environmental impact

Seychelles tourism industry to learn about managing its environmental impact

An innovative 2-day program organized by Nature Seychelles, with Empretec Mauritius as workshop facilitators, aims to introduce practices that will help hotels and others in the hospitality industry to reduce their impacts on the environment, as well … June 17, 2010
SCTA ranked second best governmental work environment

SCTA ranked second best governmental work environment

SCTA was ranked the second best work environment in the governmental sector in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, in the competition which was organized by Al Eqtesadia newspaper, in partnership with Team One Consultancy Company. The Capital Market Authority … February 24, 2010

Novotel Phan Thiet Ocean Dune & Golf Resort has been Green Globe certified

Novotel Phan Thiet Ocean Dunes & Golf Resort announced today that it is the first Novotel resort in Vietnam to have achieved the prestigious Green Globe Certified status. The world-renowned distinction recognizes the hotel’s commitment to operating … May 11, 2009

Eight Accor hotels in South Korea unite and join forces on Accor - Earth Guest Day 2009

Accor has mobilized its work force and local communities in Korea for Earth Guest Day. Accor hotels’ employees in destinations such as Seoul, Busan, and Daegu, joined forces to help improve the environment by conducting beach and river clean-up campaigns … May 7, 2009
Aqua Engineers honored for improving the environment

Aqua Engineers honored for improving the environment

Kauai-based Aqua Engineers, Inc., Hawaii’s largest water and wastewater management company, was awarded The Secretary of the Army Sustainability Team Award by the US Army Garrison-Hawaii (USAG-HI) yesterday for its role in providing sustainable solutions. … April 17, 2009

Green is good for the environment, but is it good for business?

Investments in green initiatives need more than goodwill to get off the ground — they need business justification — especially in today's marketplace. PhoCusWright's Going Green: The Business Impact of Environmental Awareness on Travel evaluates US … March 24, 2009
Skal International and UNEP sign MOU facilitating sustainability

Skal International and UNEP sign MOU facilitating sustainability

Skal International and the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), following a series of meetings between representatives of UNEP and Skal International. The object of the memorandum is to provide a framework … February 23, 2009
Does being

Does being "green" work for consumers?

Over the last few decades, concern for the environment has soared up the political and business agenda. Today one can find a plethora of companies offering to offset carbon emissions ranging from non-profit organizations to ventures backed by high street … October 15, 2008



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