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FEATURE INTERVIEW


If We Could Talk to the Animals ...
imageAs we work through the latest round of updates to the Green Globe Standard for Sustainable Tourism V1.7, one of the topics receiving much attention is the incorporation of wildlife into the tourism experience. The core issue we face is how do we ensure that the original intent - that people and tourism businesses care for animals and be sensitised to wildlife welfare - does not end up as exploitation of exotic fauna for our own amusement.

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Fond Doux Plantation & Resort: Cares For The Community
imageEroline Lamontagne, co-owner of Fond Doux says, “We are extremely proud to again be certified as a Green Globe property. We’ve always believed that a resort property can offer an outstanding guest experience and do so in an environmentally sustainable way.”

Jamaica Inn Follows a Green Way of Life in Ochos Rios
imageJamaica Inn lies on a pristine crescent shaped beach in the town of Ochos Rios in Jamaica. Manicured gardens surround secluded antique-appointed suites and cottages, each with breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea. Rainforest, rivers and waterfalls are situated nearby waiting to be explored

SUSTAINABLE TOURISM


Transforming the Caribbean TourismEcosystem
The recent declaration by the United Nations of 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development underscores the disruptive ...
Transat near the top of the list of Canada's best corporate citizens 
Basing its actions on a sustainable tourism policy, the vertically integrated tour operator has implemented a variety of programs to improve its social …
2017 declared International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development
Defining sustainable tourism can be challenging. What does it mean exactly? Sustainable tourism describes the use of tourism to support economies ..
UNWTO, Petra National Trust to promote sustainable tourism
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and Egypt's Petra National Trust (PNT)

INTERNATIONAL NEWS


2015 - International tourism's 6th year of growth with 1.2 billion tourists
In 2015, 50 million more tourist travelled to international destinations around the world compared to the previous year.
Cuba's Tourism, the Embargo, and the Environment
Since the Cuban Revolution, the government (in spite of economic constraints) has successfully implemented progressive ecological policies ...
NatGeo to keynote 2016 Mekong Tourism Forum framing the power of Authentic Experiences.
This year's Mekong Tourism Forum theme 'Authentic Experiences along the Mekong River' is relevant and aligned to changing consumer trends.
Thailand bans tourists from three more islands
Thai authorities have ordered the removal of all tourist facilities on three small islands off Phuket, citing coral damage due to the sheer volume of sightseers.
Jumeirah Frankfurt празднует пятилетие со дня открытия
За пять лет Jumeirah Frankfurt получил престижный эко-сертификат организации Green Globe, а в 2015 удостоился награды World Tavel Awards

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  • Mövenpick Hotel Frankfurt City, Germany
  • Club Med Wengen, Switzerland
  • Club Med Villars Sur Ollon, Switzerland
  • Hotel Monte Carlo Beach, Monaco
  • Monte Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort, Monaco
  • Hotel Zoo Berlin, Germany
  • Club Med Pragelato Vialattea, Italy
  • Holiday Inn Manaus, Brazil
  • Staybridge Suites Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Holiday Inn Belo Horizonte Savassi, Brazil
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