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PATA joins with the Asian Development Bank

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is collaborating with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to expand its Crisis Resource Center (CRC) to provide further aid in the rapid, robust and responsible renewal of the Asia Pacific travel and tourism industry.

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Secret Bay Wins Best Hotel in the Caribbean at Travel + Leisure’s 2020 World’s Best Awards

Green Globe member Secret Bay resort has been named the #1 Resort Hotel in the Caribbean, Bermuda & the Bahamas by Travel + Leisure as well as #6 Hotel in the World on the esteemed travel publication's Top 100 list. The six-star all-villa rainforest resort is located on the idyllic island of Dominica. When asked what it has meant to win such prestigious awards, Gregor Nassief, Proprietor of the resort said, “Given the disruptive time that the travel industry is now experiencing, the awards are an acknowledgement of the entire team’s commitment to delivering truly exceptional experiences. I am immensely proud.”

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Van der Valk Hotel Nieuwerkerk: Working Together During Corona Period

Van der Valk Hotel Nieuwerkerk is located in the middle of the ‘Randstad’ between Rotterdam and Gouda. For over 150 years a sense of sustainability has been an important element of the Van der Valk family’s hotels and restaurants that continue to be built based on the idea that the next generation will take over the management of each property. Best practices have included supporting not only its own team of employees during the current challenging period but also assisting those in the community in need of accommodation, supporting local charitable endeavours and producing its own unique honey.

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The Maldives is reopening: what to know and where to go

Not many destinations can match the barefoot luxury offered in the Maldives, which is why when the news came that the island is ready to begin welcoming tourists again, we couldn’t help but be excited. However, while the coronavirus pandemic lingers on it raises concerns about what’s allowed and where you can stay. So to help you stop dreaming and start planning, here’s everything you need to know plus a round-up of our favourite accommodation options.

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Deze Hotels Zijn Ideaal Voor Een Staycation In Eigen Land

Een verre reis naar een exotisch oord zit er deze zomer helaas niet in. En alhoewel steeds meer Europese landen hun grenzen openen, kiezen vele reizigers ervoor om dit jaar vakantie in eigen land te vieren. Het Mövenpick Hotel ‘s-Hertogenbosch is gelegen aan de waterkant van het Provinciehuis net buiten het historische stadscentrum van Den Bosch. Het 4-sterrenhotel is onlangs gerenoveerd en is Green Globe-gecertificeerd. Het biedt een ideale uitvalsbasis voor zowel zakenreizigers als vakantiegangers.

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5 Hoteles De Ecolujo, Fusión Del Lujo Con La Ecología

Fusionar lujo y ecología, es posible dentro de la tendencia del turismo sustentable y responsable, donde surgen los llamados hoteles de Ecolujo. Teniendo como premisa aumentar la conciencia y el respeto por el ambiente y la cultura.

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Free Access to Green Globe Academy for Green Globe Members

As part of our efforts to support members during the COVID 19 shut down, we are opening our Green Globe Academy free of charge to all staff and management of Green Globe members. If your business is certified by Green Globe and you would like to take the Sustainability Leadership course at no cost, then simply email your details with confirmation of employment to Now is a good time to refresh your skills or gain a new qualification, so please take advantage of this offer.

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