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Darmstadt secures spot in top 10 meeting destinations in Germany

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe member the darmstadtium can look back to a successful year 2012.

Why sustainability is a myth

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

Green Globe recertifies Germany’s Congress Center Duesseldorf

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announced re-certification of the Congress Center Duesseldorf (CCD) in Germany.

Switzerland’s AG Hallenstadion awarded Green Globe Re-certification

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announced re-certification of the AG Hallenstadion in Zurich, Switzerland.

Green Globe Certification begins new era in Latin America

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe Certification will begin a new era in Latin America, appointing David A. Ortegon Martínez Latin America Area Manager (GGPP). Mr.

Meet Green Globe Certification team at IMEX America

LAS VEGAS, Nevada - You are invited to meet the Green Globe Certification team at IMEX America – America’s worldwide exhibition for incentive travel, meetings, and events – in Las Vegas, October

Winair named official airline for Statia Sustainable Conference

ORANJESTAD, St. Eustatius – Windward Islands Airways International (Winair), has been named the official airline for the Statia Sustainable Conference and Exhibition.

Australia’s competitors taking ecotourism seriously

Ecotourism is being taken very seriously by Australia's Asia-Pacific neighbours.

Seychelles demonstrates commitment to protected areas and eco-tourism

Following the Rio Conference held in June in Brazil, where at the Head of States side event, “Leaders Valuing Nature: A Celebration of Commitments,” organized by GLISPA, the Global Island Partners

Level 7 Consulting in Bali achieves Green Globe Certification

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announced certification of Level 7 Consulting in Bali, Indonesia.

Greening Sri Lanka Hotels Project hosts international seminar on sustainability

An international seminar on “The Importance of Sustainability for Future Tourism” was recently held at the Cinnamon Lakeside Hotel, Colombo, where industry experts from Kuoni; The Travel Foundatio

Seychelles sustainability featured in book on new green economy

Travel and tourism is by any measure a massive modern day industry – in the same league as cars, oil, telecommunication, and agriculture.

IMEX America announces sustainability results from inaugural 2011 show

In line with its principles of consistently reducing environmental impact, organizers of IMEX America, the IMEX Group, have announced key results from the inaugural Las Vegas show’s first sustainabi

Sustainability framework good start to addressing RIO+20 outcomes

SEYCHELLES & HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA & BRUSSELS, Belgium - In preparing for the inaugural meeting of the International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) to be held in the Seychelles on July 7, Seychelle

Rio+Social powers global online conversation on sustainable development

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, on the eve of Rio+20, the historic United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, Rio+Social is catalyzing a global, online conversation among corporate and digital medi

Balancing people, planet and profits

The travel and tourism industry must act together and speak with one voice to create a green future.

Atelier damböck awarded Green Globe certification

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe today announced recertification of atelier damböck near Munich, Germany.

Barcelo Punta Cana recognized for commitment to sustainability

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 Repub

First non-profit conference and event agency in Germany recognized for sustainability...

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe today announced certification of HOST Meeting & Event Services in Frankfurt, Germany.

Anguilla joins efforts of International Council of Tourism Partners

The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced today that the Anguilla Tourist Board has become a member of ICTP.

Art and Tourism 2012 to feature sustainable development

This will be one of the themes featured in the 10th edition of Euromeeting, which will take place in 2012 as part of Art & Tourism: 250 delegates from all over Europe are expected.

Green Globe Certification accredits Deloitte France auditor for global sustainability audits

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe Certification today announced the accreditation of Ms. Cecilia Valdes Canales, member of Deloitte France.

Green Globe announces interesting new partnership with hotel supplier

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe Certification today announced a new partnership with OrganicEra based in Istanbul, Turkey.

Green Globe certifies Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe today announces certification of Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach, Dubai, with the achievement of 85 percent of the sustainability indicator in their first year.

Srilal lectures at University of Plymouth

UK (eTN) - During a visit to UK in November, senior tourism professional, environmentalist, and eTurboNews ambassador, Srilal Miththapala, gave a series of lectures to students at the University of Pl

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.

Wider benefits of high-speed rail confirmed in new studies

The carbon footprint of high-speed rail can be up to 14 times less carbon intensive than car travel and up to 15 times less than aviation, even when measured over the full life-cycle of planning, cons

World Travel and Tourism Council urges governments to develop climate change...

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has issued a communiqué during the International Climate Change Negotiations in Durban, which urges governments to develop climate change policies, which ens

France hotel proves luxury is compatible with sustainability

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announces that the Société du Palais de la Méditerranée, Nice, France, has been recertified for its sustainable operations and management.

Green Globe shines at Imvelo Awards for Responsible Tourism

PRETORIA - Three Green Globe and Heritage dual-certified members shone at the 10th annual Imvelo Awards for Responsible Tourism, held in South Africa on Wednesday, November 9, 2011, which also marked