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Green Globe Certification connects with Green Hotelier

Green Globe Certification connects with Green Hotelier

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe Certification announced its association with Green Hotelier, the leading source of information on the sustainable and responsible agenda within the hotel industry. As the key communication tool of the International … February 1, 2013
Green Globe Partner (China) launches Chinese version of Green Globe Standard v1.3

Green Globe Partner (China) launches Chinese version of Green Globe Standard v1.3

PATA TRAVEL MART 2010: Green Globe Partner (China) Ltd. launched the complete translation of the internationally-recognized Green Globe Standard v1.3 for sustainable operation and management, as well as supporting documentation for environmental consultants … September 15, 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
Skal Asia holds first ever green conference in Bangkok

Skal Asia holds first ever green conference in Bangkok

The Skal Asia Mid-term Board Meeting was recently held at the Chaophya Park Hotel, Bangkok, between November 25-30, 2009. A variety of topics were discussed including the upcoming Skål Asian Area Congress in Cebu May 27-30, 2010. This was the first … December 15, 2009
What’s Healthy and “Green”? The Newly Opened Anamaya Boutique Hotel and Health Resort.

What’s Healthy and “Green”? The Newly Opened Anamaya Boutique Hotel and Health Resort.

MONTAZUMA, Costa Rica – “Health” is important at the Anamaya Resort. That’s why Anamaya focuses on treating the well-being of the Mind, Body & Spirit of their visitors, as well as the health of the planet it makes its home on. Opening its doors … December 7, 2009
Tourism and travel in a low-carbon economy

Tourism and travel in a low-carbon economy

The World Economic Forum on behalf of its travel and tourism community presented its report "Towards a Low Carbon Travel and Tourism Sector" to Yvo de Boer, director general of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), as a contribution … September 14, 2009
Greening the global economy through sustainable tourism

Greening the global economy through sustainable tourism

With climate change and the global recession driving the current international political agenda, both politicians and businesses are increasingly drawn towards the idea of a global green economy. The tourism sector is at the frontline of these key … August 11, 2009
UN speaking as one ­- supporting the transformation to a green economy

UN speaking as one ­- supporting the transformation to a green economy

Ahead of the UN Conference on Climate Change in Copenhagen, Denmark (December 2009), UNWTO has joined several UN agencies to release an Interagency Statement of the United Nations System: "Green Economy: A Transformation to Address Multiple Crises." This … June 29, 2009
Pacific Whale Foundation president speaks on eco-friendly whalewatching

Pacific Whale Foundation president speaks on eco-friendly whalewatching

MA'ALAEA (MAUI), HI - Pacific Whale Foundation president Greg Kaufman delivered a talk on "Eco-Friendly Whalewatching: It's Not Always Easiest to Be Green" at a naturalist workshop that was conducted in Provincetown, Massachusetts at the Hiebert Marine … April 28, 2009
Green Hawaii: the garden isle of Kauai

Green Hawaii: the garden isle of Kauai

The most northern of the eight major islands and the oldest geologically, Kauai is Hawaii without the high-rises. It also has some of the world's most spectacular scenery, even though it's only 25 miles long and 33 miles wide. Since Kauai is more than … April 26, 2009

Scandinavian Airlines plants trees in Samut Prakan

BANGKOK - Twenty-seven ladies from various Nordic women’s networks in Bangkok planted 70 trees in a government-owned, semi-jungle setting in Samut Prakan in March. The initiative was organized by Scandinavian Airlines (SAS), which has one of the … March 27, 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
UNWTO calls on tourism leaders to join the green economy

UNWTO calls on tourism leaders to join the green economy

NEW YORK, USA / MADRID, Spain - Despite the evolving global recession, there is a real opportunity if world leaders succeed in aligning short-term response to the economic meltdown; medium-term response to the development agenda; and long-term response … January 26, 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
Copper releases 2008 environmental report

Copper releases 2008 environmental report

COPPER MOUNTAIN, CO - Copper Mountain announced the release of the resort’s 2008 Environmental Report, which highlights Copper’s existing and upcoming environmental initiatives, including the installation of a 4.2 kilowatt photovoltaic system at the … September 10, 2008
Education and encouragement - IMEX Green Awards 2009 now open

Education and encouragement - IMEX Green Awards 2009 now open

Nominations are now being invited for the IMEX Green Awards 2009. The annual awards, which are presented during the international trade show's Gala Dinner in Frankfurt, have become a strong indicator of new trends and developments amongst suppliers and … September 10, 2008
First green world travel awards

First green world travel awards

LONDON - World Travel Awards European and Green Awards Ceremony takes place in one of the greenest places on earth – AquaCity, the luxurious Slovakian resort in Poprad, which is almost completely self-powered. Using geothermal water and energy from … August 14, 2008



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