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Deadline looms for submissions of SKAL Sustainable Tourism Awards

Skal International Vice President, Karine Coulanges, is pleased to invite project submissions for the 2013 edition of the “Sustainable Development in Tourism” Awards.

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

First hotel booking website to feature eco-labeled properties

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe Certification announced collaboration with BookDifferent.com, the first hotel booking website indicating which of the hotels featured on their site are eco-labele

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.

TUI promises fairer and greener holidays

TUI Travel has pledged to operate Europe's most fuel-efficient airlines by 2015 as part of a three-year sustainability plan launched today.

Switch-Asia to host tourism sustainability seminar

With travelers becoming increasingly eco-conscious and demanding data on the environmental sustainability of hotels prior to booking, Greening Sri Lanka Hotels, an European Commission-funded project u

Half Moon resort on Jamaica receives certification from Green Globe

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe today announced certification of the resort Half Moon on the northern coast of Jamaica.

Call for entries open for Sustainable Development in Tourism awards

Skål would like to encourage all Skål clubs and members to participate in the awards program or to propose projects which they are aware of and who are not necessarily from Skål members and not onl

New sustainable travel website launched

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

Global tourism alliance ICTP adds “Utah’s Canyon Country” as new member

San Juan County is the newest member of the International Council of Tourism Partners.

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.

Cape Town celebrates WTM World Responsible Tourism Day

Supported by the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Wednesday, November 9, 2011 is World Travel Market (WTM) World Responsible Tourism Day.

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.

ICTP vision of small communities committed to sustainable oceans and land

The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) revealed today its new logo, graphically representing the organization’s objective, which shows there is strength when tourism destinations colla

Brits worst at recycling while on holiday

UK visitors to France during the last 12 months were among the worst culprits for not recycling or recycling incorrectly while on holiday, according to a recent resort study carried out by Pierre & Va

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 Certification announces online community for sustainability knowledge and advice

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe Certification today launched its new Green Globe Solution Center.

Sustainable Travel International announces auditor and consultant training course in Ireland

WHITE SALMON, Washington - Registration is now open for Sustainable Travel International's annual Sustainable Tourism Eco-Certification Program™ (STEP) Auditor & Consultant Training.

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.

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?

Call to rethink travel and tourism education for the green growth...

BRUSSELS - Professor Geoffrey Lipman, Director of Greenearth.travel and of beyond tourism, speaking at the World Environment Forum in Jeju, South Korea, called for a rethink and revamp of traditional

Centara Krabi awarded certification by leading environmental organization

The environmental practices of Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Krabi have been awarded Silver Certification by EarthCheck, the world’s leading sustainable travel and tourism certification organi

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

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 J

New eco-lodge to open within Alaska’s Kenai Fjords National Park

GIRDWOOD, Alaska - Alaskan-owned tour company Alaska Wildland Adventures (AWA) will unveil its newest ecotourism venture this summer, Kenai Fjords Glacier Lodge.