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Futureshift joins International Coalition of Tourism Partners

Futureshift joins International Coalition of Tourism Partners

HAWAII, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia – The International Coalition of Tourism Partners announced today that Futureshift, a New York-based marketing consulting firm, has joined the coalition as a new member. Futureshift … April 5, 2013
Adventures in green with GreenSpot.travel

Adventures in green with GreenSpot.travel

“Green travel” is a term that a fast-growing number of travelers are identifying with as their preferred style of seeing the world. Often seen as a very broad term, the phrase encompasses several positive ideas. “Our selection of .travel as an integrated … February 19, 2013
Latin Trails takes responsible travel seriously

Latin Trails takes responsible travel seriously

Latin Trails recognizes the impact of tourism activity both on local cultures and on the environment. It realizes the importance of preserving the cultural and natural heritage of the South American destinations visited by travelers. As such, it is a … January 11, 2013
International Coalition of Tourism Partners announces By Design Africa as new member

International Coalition of Tourism Partners announces By Design Africa as new member

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia – The International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that By Design Africa, an event organizer based in South Africa, has joined as a new member. By Design … December 5, 2012
Offsetting your travel carbon footprint

Offsetting your travel carbon footprint

Everything that we do leaves a carbon footprint on this Earth, whether taking a flight to a beachside resort, washing your clothes, lighting your home, or enjoying a Sunday drive. As reports of the growing climate issue worldwide increase, the necessity … November 28, 2012
Green Globe members win top accolades at Imvelo Awards in South Africa

Green Globe members win top accolades at Imvelo Awards in South Africa

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe certified properties in South Africa again walked-away with the top awards at the annual Imvelo Responsible Tourism Awards which were held in Johannesburg on Wednesday evening, October 31, 2012. The Awards, now in … November 6, 2012
Green Globe App’s successful promotion

Green Globe App’s successful promotion

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe Certification announces the successful placement of its App with American Airline’s in-flight magazine; the Martha Stewart Magazine; Audi Magazine; and in-car entertainment system, the Media Edge Magazine in the … October 21, 2012
Greenglobe.travel: Green Globe Certification launches sustainable travel website

Greenglobe.travel: Green Globe Certification launches sustainable travel website

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 world’s most … April 24, 2012
Slovenia: green, active and healthy

Slovenia: green, active and healthy

Slovenia acts as an inspiration for many seekers of the sort of active lifestyle that ensures good health and wellbeing, not the least of numerous elite athletes from around the world. Wherever you turn, everything is green. Wherever you go, expect a … March 21, 2012
Adventures in green with GreenSpot.travel

Adventures in green with GreenSpot.travel

“Green travel” is a term that a fast-growing number of travelers are identifying with as their preferred style of seeing the world. Often seen as a very broad term, the phrase encompasses several positive ideas. “Our selection of .travel as an integrated … December 16, 2011
Innovative eco-friendly 18-foot modular trimaran launched in South Africa looking at a Seychelles operation

Innovative eco-friendly 18-foot modular trimaran launched in South Africa looking at a Seychelles operation

Crusoe Craft, an all-African designed and built 18-foot exploration eco trimaran, was launched in Cape Town, South Africa, this week. Inspired by traditional East African outriggers, the Crusoe range occupies a much-ignored niche in small-craft sailing … December 15, 2011
Green Globe Certification announces top performing sustainable travel and tourism businesses for 2011

Green Globe Certification announces top performing sustainable travel and tourism businesses for 2011

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe Certification announced its top performing sustainable travel and tourism businesses for 2011. Businesses selected for the Highest Achievement Award 2011 have attained the highest percentage of sustainability indicators … December 15, 2011
ICTP partners with World Green Tourism Award to be presented in Abu Dhabi

ICTP partners with World Green Tourism Award to be presented in Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI - International personalities who have made significant contributions to advancing sustainable development through travel and tourism will be recognized with the World Green Tourism Award, a prestigious new accolade announced today.The winner … November 10, 2011
Leading businesses commit to Global Code of Ethics for Tourism

Leading businesses commit to Global Code of Ethics for Tourism

Fourteen of Spain’s most prominent tourism businesses have signed their commitment to the Global Code of Ethics for Tourism at the first International Congress on Ethics and Tourism, which was officially closed by their Royal Highnesses Prince Felipe … September 19, 2011
Offsetting your travel carbon footprint

Offsetting your travel carbon footprint

Everything that we do leaves a carbon footprint on this Earth, whether taking a flight to a beachside resort, washing your clothes, lighting your home, or enjoying a Sunday drive. As reports of the growing climate issue worldwide increase, the necessity … September 19, 2011
Cape Town Tourism responds to National Minimum Standard for Responsible Tourism

Cape Town Tourism responds to National Minimum Standard for Responsible Tourism

On Monday, September 12, 2011, Minister of Tourism, Marthinus van Schalkwyk, launched the South African National Minimum Standard for Responsible Tourism (NMSRT), which highlights the role of sustainable tourism practices in creating better places for … September 14, 2011
New initiative for low carbon travel and tourism

New initiative for low carbon travel and tourism

BRUSSELS, Belgium - Offset Options is partnering with Greenearth.travel to help travel companies and travelers respond to climate change with an innovative, low-cost offset program. The partnership combines greenearth.travel's experience and dedication … June 30, 2011
Green Globe congratulates the appointment of sustainability leader to the Caribbean

Green Globe congratulates the appointment of sustainability leader to the Caribbean

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe Certification congratulates architectural and planning firm OBM International on their appointment of Ms. Denaye Hinds as Director of Sustainability. Mr. Guido Bauer, Green Globe Certification CEO, said, "We have … June 22, 2011
Kenya Airways launches program to cut carbon emissions

Kenya Airways launches program to cut carbon emissions

Through a unique initiative developed in cooperation with the International Air Transport Association (IATA), Kenya Airways, “The Pride of Africa,” will now offer its passengers the opportunity to voluntarily participate directly in offsetting the … May 11, 2011
Green Globe holds 3rd annual World Summit in Paris from May 27-29, 2011

Green Globe holds 3rd annual World Summit in Paris from May 27-29, 2011

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe Certification announced the expert speaker list for its World Summit in Paris from May 27-29, 2011. The 3rd annual summit attracts leaders in sustainable travel and tourism, as well as committed professionals assisting … April 29, 2011
UNWTO partners with UNEP and other key players to boost sustainable tourism

UNWTO partners with UNEP and other key players to boost sustainable tourism

UNWTO is a key partner of the recently established Global Partnership for Sustainable Tourism, an initiative to connect all stakeholders working or interested in working to develop sustainable tourism (Costa Rica, January 21, 2011). As the United … February 4, 2011
Drakensberg Sun Lifestyle Resort wins best energy management award in South Africa

Drakensberg Sun Lifestyle Resort wins best energy management award in South Africa

LOS ANGELES, CA - Drakensberg Sun Lifestyle Resort has been declared the 2010 winner for Best Single Resource Management Program – Energy, at the Imvelo Responsible Tourism Awards held recently in Johannesburg, South Africa. The dual-certified Heritage … December 2, 2010
IMEX turns up the green heat with new carbon free European rail tickets

IMEX turns up the green heat with new carbon free European rail tickets

A new ticket initiative from German rail company and IMEX in Frankfurt travel partner, Deutsche Bahn (DB), will allow the trade show to provide carbon-free train travel to all of its European hosted buyers in 2011. The tickets will be available to … November 12, 2010
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
Winter holiday ideas from travelers who have been there - luxury in a gorgeous natural setting

Winter holiday ideas from travelers who have been there - luxury in a gorgeous natural setting

Report from a traveler who stayed at Rancho de Caldera, Panama ( http://ranchodecaldera.com/ ):"This eco-resort is totally off the grid (it uses renewable energy - solar, wind, and hydro-electric). We had total luxurious comfort with none of the guilt … October 27, 2010
How to get the best deal for your winter holiday

How to get the best deal for your winter holiday

Travel experts agree: to save on your winter vacation this year, plan ahead if you can and try to book early. But, while researching and booking travel online has become popular, the amount of information the Net puts at your fingertips with the click … October 24, 2010
Roadmap to paradise: Getting to the new hot spot for green travel in Panama

Roadmap to paradise: Getting to the new hot spot for green travel in Panama

BOQUETE, Panama - Rancho de Caldera ( www.ranchodecaldera.com ) is an extraordinary new eco-resort on a hilly green pasture in the mountains of Boquete, Chiriqui, Panama. Despite the fact that the Green Globe certified nature lodge is off the grid (using … October 18, 2010
IMEX turns up the green heat with new carbon-free European rail tickets

IMEX turns up the green heat with new carbon-free European rail tickets

A new ticket initiative from German rail company, Deutsche Bahn (DB), and IMEX in Frankfurt will allow the trade show to provide carbon-free train travel to all of its European hosted buyers in 2011. The tickets will be available to all hosted buyers … October 12, 2010



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