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Green Globe Certification announces association 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

SCTA headquarters is one of the best eco-friendly projects

The main building of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) has been chosen as the best eco-friendly projects in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia by the 2nd Saudi Arabia Building and Infra

Green, greener Ireland integrates nature into hotel design

The Cliff House Hotel is tucked away at the Irish coast, only two and a half hours by car away from Dublin.

UNWTO launching World Tourism Day 2012 campaign

World Tourism Day (WTD) 2012 will be celebrated under the theme “Tourism & Sustainable Energy: Powering Sustainable Development,” inviting everyone involved in tourism – from governments to busi

Music center in Germany granted sustainable recertification from Green Globe

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe today announced recertification of the Music and Congress Centre Lübeck (MuK), Germany.

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

First hotel in the kingdom of Bahrain to be certified Green...

LOS ANGELES, California - In line with Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts sustainability efforts, the Mövenpick Hotel Bahrain has recently been awarded Green Globe certification.

Seychelles brand growing strong

Seychelles Vice President Danny Faure has described the Honorary Consuls of Seychelles as vital satellites, aiding the development of the country at the opening ceremony for the 5th Seychelles Honorar

Kenya Red Cross ventures into hospitality sector

(eTN) - When last week the MP for Wajir South, one Muhammed Sirat, was thrown out of parliament in Nairobi by the Speaker, it became wider public knowledge that the Kenya Red Cross Society was in the

Seychelles’ first ever sustainable tourism certification system

A validation workshop was held at Le Meridien Barbarons, whereby a group of participating hotel representatives were introduced to the first set of Seychelles' sustainable tourism standards.

Dohaland goes abroad

MUNICH, Germany (eTN) - In miracle record time and on very short notice, Dohaland was exhibiting for the first time outside the domestic market and left visitors at EXPO REAL - the International Comme

World Tourism Day celebrations: conserving biodiversity, a collective responsibility

The official 2010 World Tourism Day (WTD) celebrations held in Guangzhou, China, have underscored the need for increased action by the global tourism sector - as one of the world’s leading economic

UNWTO and Uzbekistan will host 5th International Meeting on the Silk...

To mark the beginning of a new phase in its Silk Road Program, UNWTO, in collaboration with the government of Uzbekistan, will hold the 5th International Meeting on the Silk Road on October 8-9, 2010

Date and venue confirmed for CTS’s 12th Sustainable Tourism Conference

HAMILTON, Bermuda – Caribbean and international tourism specialists, policymakers, planners, practitioners, and other persons interested in tourism will meet in Bermuda from April 3-6, 2011 to discu

Hail Amir announces a program to develop the historic city of...

Prince Saud bin Abdul Mohsin, Amir of Hail, president of the Supreme Commission for Hail Development, announced recently the preparation of a an action plan for the comprehensive development of the hi

Tourism is a key component for sustainable development says President of...

MADRID, Spain - The President of the Dominican Republic, HE Leonel Fernández, visited the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) headquarters where he expressed his firm belief in the soci

Bermuda to host 12th Sustainable Tourism Conference

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Bermuda will host the next

Tourism stakeholders told to go beyond green in order to develop...

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Tourism industry specialists and policy makers have been told that going green is no longer enough if the Caribbean wants to develop a world-class sustainable tourism product.

Climate change effects on tourism industry to be discussed at STC...

Critical issues relating to sustainability and creative solutions to many of the challenges facing Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO) member countries, as well as the effects of climate change, will

Conference presenter to demystify global criteria and standards for sustainable tourism

The mystery surrounding the wide range of sustainable tourism criteria and standards found around the world will be shattered and exposed at the upcoming sustainable tourism conference, which begins i

Thailand moves from greed to GREET

It was a rather unusual statement from the governor of the

Celebrated experts to present tactical methods for developing sustainable tourism programs

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) is securing an all-star team of presenters for this year’s Caribbean Conference on Sustainable Tourism Development, otherwise known as Sustainable Tourism Co

Sustainable Tourism Conference to focus on strategic heritage tourism planning

Strategic heritage tourism planning will be the focus of the opening general session of this year’s leading Caribbean gathering on sustainable tourism.

Caribbean conference to focus on building world class sustainable tourism product

The opportunities that exist for the Caribbean to enhance and sustain its tourism product and how the region can capitalize on these opportunities will be the focus of this year’s leading Caribbean

Qatar Airways targeting development of green jet fuel

Qatar Airways and other state companies in the tiny energy-rich Gulf nation say they are targeting the development of alternative jet fuel.

Sustainable Tourism Development conference returns to Caribbean

After a one-year absence due to the global economic crisis, the Caribbean’s premiere international gathering on sustainable tourism is back.

Kenya tourism considering bond issue to fund activities

The Kenya Tourism Trust Fund is apparently considering the launch of a dedicated tourism bond to raise funding for their planned activities across the country as the EU-funded tourism support program

Marketing sustainable tourism

World Travel Market is aiming to smash the myth that responsible tourism cannot contribute to the bottom line.

Travel and tourism’s support for UN’s climate change thrust

Participating at the UN Leadership Forum on Climate Change at the UN General Assembly this week, Secretary-General ad interim Taleb Rifai reinforced the potential of sustainable travel and tourism, pa