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Ruby Falls Wins Green Globe Sustainable Leadership Award

imageRuby Falls, one of America’ greatest and oldest tourist attractions has today been presented with the Green Globe Sustainability Leader Award. Located within Lookout Mountain near Chattanooga, Tennessee, Ruby Falls is a natural wonder and a much-revered site for recreation and education. This geological marvel has been named one of the Ten Most Incredible Cave Waterfalls on Earth. It is also America's deepest commercial cave and largest underground waterfall.

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image Catalonia Riviera Maya Resort and Catalonia Yucatan Beach Awarded Green Globe Certification
Itzel Lezama, Coordinator Hygiene Control, Quality and Environment said, "We understand the relationship between sustainability and tourism. We are aware of the importance of natural resources, safeguarding local culture, social development of communities and economic justice. Therefore, we are committed to sustainable actions."

image Hermitage Bay, Small But Powerful Advocate For The Environment
Green Globe certified Hermitage Bay is a hidden gem in the parish of St Johns, Antigua and really strives to be true to the ideals the property heralded at inception – a tourism facility that would respect the environment and flow organically with its surroundings.…

Chaa Creek Celebrates Belize's New “Historic” Tourism Figures
The new BTB figures show an increase of 16.9% in overnight tourism …
JA Resorts & Hotels certified with Blue Flag again
JA Jebel Ali Golf Resort has been re-accredited with a certification from the Blue Flag Programme, which supports eco-friendly beaches and marinas.

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Work Begins on Making Belize a Leading Sustainable Destination
The Brighter Group is one of the biggest independent travel tourism public relations and marketing consultancies in the United Kingdom.
Fighting a lionfish invasion in the Caribbean
Conservation groups have also been training locals and businesses in sustainable tourism best practices. "We're at the right time …

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Sustainability 101: Your Guide to Traveling Responsibly
Earth Day is fast approaching, and if you're feeling inspired to leave a positive impact on your next trip …
Andaman sites at risk from too many visitors, warns TCT
The Tourism Council of Thailand (TCT) has urged the government to …
Responsible Travel Outpacing Overall Tourism Growth
Just in time for Earth Day, a new report concludes that responsible tourism is growing at a faster pace than the tourism industry as a whole.

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