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ICTP announces Futureshift as newest member

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,

Maslow’s Hierarchy through tourists’ eyes

Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs is possibly one of the most well-known and time-tested management concepts, which identifies a hierarchy of needs that a human being would generally aspire to.

Why sustainability is a myth

Having read Geoffrey Lipman’s views on what he calls sustainable “travelism” I would like

Are we moving toward sustainable “travelism?”

The president of the International Coalition of Tourism Partners, Professor Geoffrey Lipman discusses how we are becoming more environmentally-responsible tourists and why we must make a change in our

Latin Trails committed to sustainable tourism

Latin Trails recognizes the impact of tourism activity both on local cultures and on the environment.

By Design Africa joins ICTP 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 S

Reduce My Footprint makes offsetting your travel carbon footprint easy

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.

Green Globe App successfully placed in high-profile magazines

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 e

Brussels crammed to the rafters with green, sustainable events, with focus...

Throughout the month of September, Brussels will be packed with green, sustainable fun and sporting activities. Come and soak up the atmosphere in this sustainable city!

Ecotourism meets youth travel

AMSTERDAM & WASHINGTON, DC – WYSE Travel Confederation and The International Ecotourism Society (TIES) are pleased to announce their partnership, offering a special discount for the attendees of the

New sustainable travel website launched

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe Certification today launched its new sustainable travel website, www.greenglobe.travel .

Slovenia: inspiration for good health and wellbeing

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.

Green travel in today’s marketplace

“Green travel” is a term that a fast-growing number of travelers are identifying with as their preferred style of seeing the world.

Eco-friendly tourism in Seychelles

Crusoe Craft, an all-African designed and built 18-foot exploration eco trimaran, was launched in Cape Town, South Africa, this week.

Green Globe Certification selects Highest Achievement Award winners for 2011

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe Certification announced its top performing sustainable travel and tourism businesses for 2011.

Hainan summit encourages green tourism for China

LUSHAN, China - The 2011 China (International) Urban Development Cooperation and Tourism Destination Brand Marketing Summit was held in Sanya, Hainan province, from November 19-22, 2011.

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

Top 10 emerging destinations for green and sustainable travel

Vienna, VA – List of top 10 emerging eco destinations as the next “best bets” to take folks off the sometimes beaten green path.

Spain commits 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 offic

Reduce My Footprint makes offsetting your travel carbon footprint easy

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.

South African National Minimum Standard highlights role of sustainable tourism practices

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 sustaina

Low cost offset program now available for travelers

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.

Green Globe applauds naming of new director of sustainability in 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.

Stop hitting on the airlines: the world needs more flights for...

BRUSSELS, Belgium - Professor Geoffrey Lipman, Director of greenearth.travel, addressing the IIPT Summit in Lusaka, Zambia, said it was time to recognize the pivotal role aviation plays in the develop

Carbon Calculator Tool built into Kenya Airline’s online booking

A program based on a “Carbon Calculator Tool” has been built into Kenya Airline’s online ticket booking process.

Speakers for Green Globe World Summit announced

LOS ANGELES, California - On May 27-29, 2011, Green Globe Certification will hold its 3rd annual World Summit in Paris.

Happy Earth Day

WASHINGTON, DC - What do Leonardo DiCaprio, Jewel, Ed Begley, Jr., Sienna Miller, Matthew Modine, Maria Menounos, Edward Norton and Ian Somerhalder all have in common?

Are hotels as green as claimed?

Guests at hotels have grown accustomed to reading bath and bedroom cards asking to save the planet by reusing towels, save water by showering with a friend, and to save trees by using emails instead o

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

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

Caribbean sustainable tourism conference aims to rise above the numbers

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The Caribbean’s tourism planners, policymakers, and stakeholders are being encouraged to rise above the numbers in order to develop a sustainable tourism product in the regi