Category: ecotourism

Sustainable Tourism: IBEROSTAR Playa Mita Achieves Green Globe 90% Compliance

Posted on by

Already playing a leading role in sustainable tourism, IBEROSTAR Hotels & Resorts has implemented a new range of sustainable solutions at its IBEROSTAR Playa Mita property in Riviera Nayarit in Mexico that reduces resource consumption and minimize emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs). As a result, the hotel was recently re-certified by Read more

Posted in Accommodation, Conservation, ecotourism, Environment, Responsible Travel, Travel Tagged , , , , , , , , , , ,

AGRITOURISM: How Oklahoma Farmers Are Helping To Build Eco-Awareness

Posted on by

Although for most people, tourism evokes the usual images it always has, there is much more to traveling now than ever before.  Tourism’s nuances have evolved beyond vacationers seeking sun, sand and sea – with good food and drink mixed in. Vacationers want something more.  It’s why sectors like Agritourism is enjoying such impressive growt...

Read more
Posted in Agriculture, Agritourism, Conservation, ecotourism, Volunteering Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , ,

KENYA: Why Mount Kenya Remains An Ecotourism Favorite

Posted on by

Nobody needs to be reminded just how much wildlife and natural beauty Africa offers tourists. But few countries on the continent have quite the same appeal as Kenya, a land synonymous with breathtaking scenery and wild safaris in equal measure. Encapsulating that offering is Mount Kenya National Park, still an ecotourist’s dream destination. L...

Read more
Posted in Animals, Conservation, ecotourism, Responsible Travel Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

UGANDA: 3 Ecotourism Gems In The Pearl of Africa

Posted on by

Like so many other African nations, Uganda has suffered periods of conflict and social unrest. Now making great strides, it too is rebuilding its infrastructures to capture a share of the growing ecotourism industry – a development seen as important in repairing society in general as much as the economy. As a multicultural and multi-tribal soc...

Read more
Posted in ecotourism, Education, Responsible Travel, Volunteering Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,