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Centara Transforms Maldives Resort Rooftops into Sustainable Solar Power Source

editor editor- December 17, 2019

Rooftop solar conversion at Centara Ras Fushi Resort & Spa Maldives aims to deliver cleaner, more sustainable future   Centara Hotels ... Read More

Oman seeks to ‘diversify economy’ by jacking up taxes on booze, meat, tobacco and energy drinks

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

Beginning June 15th, pork meat, tobacco, and alcohol as well as energy drinks in Oman will be subject to a ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism in crisis: Managing and seeking out opportunities

Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka- June 11, 2019

The Rapid Response Team by Safertourism reached out to Sri Lanka tourism authorities including the minister of tourism and industry ... Read More

Minister Bartlett: New AC Marriott Hotel to improve Kingston City tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019

Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says the new 220-room AC Marriott Kingston Hotel scheduled to start taking guests on ... Read More

State of Beer @ the American Museum of Natural History

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- June 8, 2019

Many museums have upped their game over the last few years, adding gourmet restaurants and boutique shopping (i.e., MOMA, Metropolitan ... Read More

Seychelles efforts for a sustainable destination in the forefront

editor editor- June 7, 2019

The destination joins the rest of the world to celebrate world environment day, a time us to reflect on sustainable ... Read More

2019 Caribbean Sustainable Tourism Development Conference to focus on climate risk, other pressing issues

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), in partnership with the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Tourism Authority (SVGTA), will be providing ... Read More

Swiss-Belhotel International Senior VP highlights the need for responsible tourism at ATM

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019

Laurent A. Voivenel, Senior Vice President, Operations and Development for the Middle East, Africa and India, Swiss-Belhotel International, spoke today ... Read More

Proud Emirates Revealed: The Emirates Pavilion

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 28, 2019

Emirates, Premier Partner and the Official Airline of Expo 2020 Dubai, today unveiled the design and visitor experience concepts of ... Read More

Airbus selects seven finalist teams to shape the future of aerospace

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019

Airbus experts have selected seven teams for the 2019 final of world-class competition Fly Your Ideas which invites students from ... Read More

World’s top 10 sustainable places to stay revealed

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 19, 2019

Travel is not just about seeing the wonders of the earth but understanding our impact upon it. With increasing frequency, ... Read More

San Francisco airport facility energy use: ZERO!

editor editor- April 18, 2019

“As an industry leader in sustainability, we are proud to be the first airport in the world to achieve a ... Read More

The place to visit today is Thailand: Happy Songkran 2019

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 14, 2019

If there was a better time to explore the uniqueness of Amazing Thailand, the Thai New Year, known as the ... Read More

Peru working to welcome more tourists to Machu Picchu

editor editor- April 10, 2019

The Executive Branch of the Government of Peru is working on a land management proposal for Machu Picchu said Prime ... Read More

Travel industry building for more sustainable future this Earth Day and beyond

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019

A day to promote environmental awareness and bring attention to the protection of the planet, Earth Day is celebrated in ... Read More

A solution for Climate Change? What about a Clean Energy Dividend?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 16, 2019

I believe there is an extremely simple way to whip climate change and I plan to set it out below. ... Read More

Thinking globally: Victoria Cliff Resort in Mergui Archipelago , Andaman Sea

Keith Lyons Keith Lyons- February 18, 2019

Victoria Cliff Resort, a new snorkeling and dive resort in the Mergui Archipelago is ‘thinking globally, acting locally’ to foster ... Read More

New Island Paradise Mergui Archipelago: Chic eco-resort opening

editor editor- February 13, 2019

A chic, back-to-nature resort. Awei Pila,  has opened recently in the remote tropical Mergui archipelago, off the coast of southern ... Read More

Cinnamon Lodge Habarana reaches greater heights

editor editor- February 8, 2019

Cinnamon Lodge Habarana is a 5-star resort nestled in nature’s serenity right in the heart of Sri Lanka’s Cultural Triangle ... Read More

The Tryall Club promotes Jamaican sports, education & forests

editor editor- January 30, 2019

The informal and luxurious The Tryall Club, once an historic sugar plantation, sprawls across 2,200 acres of bewitching natural beauty ... Read More

Unique hotels lead to successful guest experiences

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- January 26, 2019

The contemporary traveler sees a hotel more than just a place to sleep and take a shower. The hotel has ... Read More

Seychelles Sustainable Tourism Label renewed for two Hilton properties

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 18, 2019

The Seychelles Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, Mr Didier Dogley handed over SSTL certificates to representatives of ... Read More

Did Sri Lankan turtle whisperer receive a message days before the tsunami?

editor editor- January 13, 2019

“I saw the sea rushing in, sweeping away houses, animals and people and causing destruction,” said the turtle whisperer on ... Read More

Malta’s National Museum of Fine Art housed in a historic, eco-friendly landmark

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 2, 2019

MUŻA, the recently opened National Museum of Fine Art in Malta, represents a significant development in the history of museums ... Read More

Interview with a Seychelles Travel Pro: Mr Alan Mason

mm Alain St.Ange- December 31, 2018

As a paradise in the Indian Ocean, Seychelles competes with many other island nations across the globe, from South East ... Read More

Diamond Princess joins Sapphire Princess in Singapore

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 19, 2018

Diamond Princess has arrived in Singapore from Japan to join Sapphire Princess for a homeporting season that will last until ... Read More

Barceló Bávaro Grand Resort recycles over 4k plastic bottles a day

editor editor- December 13, 2018

Green Globe recently recertified the Barceló Bávaro Grand Resort in the Dominican Republic awarding the property an outstanding compliance score ... Read More

Newest member of global sustainable tourism association Bee + Hive

editor editor- December 6, 2018

Pousada Trijuncão is the newest member of Global Sustainable Tourism Association, Bee + Hive. Read More

Corinthia Hotels’ diverse CSR initiatives in 2018 have positive impact on sustainable tourism 

editor editor- December 6, 2018

During 2018, some 762 pupils and 14 teachers at Buwambo Primary School in Uganda have Corinthia Hotels to thank for ... Read More

Kenya’s first 100% solar hotel

mm Alain St.Ange- December 3, 2018

The demand from eco-travelers is growing and Serena continues to adapt its business best practices model to meet the ecological ... Read More

FAA announces $151.1 million in infrastructure grants to 66 airports in 35 states

mm Chief Assignment Editor- September 7, 2017

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $151.1 million in ... Read More

Traveling and like to breathe fresh air? Where not to go

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 20, 2017

The Gulf region may be the leader in luxury travel and tourism, but it does have the worst air quality in ... Read More

Agoda shines in Shanghai during total solar eclipse

editor editor- June 25, 2009

On July 22nd, Shanghai moves to the shadows and becomes one of the best places on the planet to view ... Read More

Corinthia Hotel Lisbon recognized as leader in developing best practices for energy-saving solutions

editor editor- April 15, 2009

NEW YORK, NY - The five-star Corinthia Hotel Lisbon, in collaboration with the Portuguese German Chamber of Commerce Training Centre, ... Read More

Nation’s most visible solar array dedicated at Denver International Airport

editor editor- August 20, 2008

DENVER, CO (August 19, 2008) - Today, a two megawatt (MW) solar energy system was dedicated at Denver International Airport ... Read More