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Green Globe Certification announces association with Green Hotelier

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe Certification announced its association with Green Hotelier, the leading source of information on the sustainable and responsible agenda within the hotel industry

Tanzania’s Corridor of Destruction set to extend to Uganda

UGANDA (eTN) - The environmental assaults on many fronts in Tanzania, often written about here and described as the “Corridor of Destruction” in previous feature articles, now seems to come home t

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?

AAA offers 5 ways to drive ‘greener’ for Earth Day 2011

ORLANDO, Fla. - With Earth Day 2011 celebrations this week, AAA offers drivers some tips on how they can drive 'greener' and save some money in the process.

Survey: Fewer Americans going green

American adults are now less likely than they were in the summer of 2009 to espouse certain "green" attitudes and engage in various environmentally-friendly activities.

Former US VP and Nobel Peace laureate Al Gore to speak...

ORANJESTAD, Aruba – Former vice president of the USA and Nobel Peace laureate Al Gore will be the keynote speaker at the opening of the conference “Our Future with Green Energy” in Aruba on Sept

Green Globe Partner (China) launches Chinese version of Green Globe Standard...

PATA TRAVEL MART 2010: Green Globe Partner (China) Ltd.

Air Seychelles promotes green awareness

(eTN) - Visitors to the archipelago, flying on Air Seychelles, can now watch a short film on environmental protection measures and what tourists can do themselves while on holiday to avoid damage to t

Crystal Cruises offers “green” shore excursions in Malta

An American cruise line has become the latest to fight back against the cruise industry's bad environmental image by introducing excursions to plant trees and donate food for charity.

Airbus unveils ‘green’ concept plane at Farnborough Airshow

Airbus has unveiled a 'green’ concept plane of the future as it kick-starts a global competition to seek out the most innovative ideas for a low carbon aviation industry.

Virgin America ranked greenest US airline

If you're already fan of Virgin America here's another reason to like them: Greenopia has just ranked them the greenest US domestic airline of the ten major airlines they surveyed.

Green tourism set for roundtable discussions in Tanzania

(eTN) DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania - As the green tourism initiatives and the need for friendly tourism development grows, stakeholders from Tanzania and other East African states will be meeting next week

Tourism stakeholders told to go beyond green in order to develop...

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Tourism industry specialists and policy makers have been told that going green is no longer enough if the Caribbean wants to develop a world-class sustainable tourism product.

Award winning rainforest resort in the green heart of Borneo

Ulu Ulu Resort offers an excellent tour for nature lovers or just to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life.

Kenya going greener still

Anyone flying from the Masai Mara into Wilson Airport these days will see the wind power plants erected on the famous Ngong Hills, at the foot of which Baroness Blixen made immortal through the film "

Green tourism partnership yields results for environment

Making money by going green, by reducing the company’s carbon footprint to zero – now that is a challenge, but as environmental awareness ranks ever higher among long-haul travelers - and Eastern

Seychelles conservation groups to partner

Information was received from a source in Mahe that the Island Conservation Society and the D’Arros Research Centre have signed a memorandum of understanding.

Skal Asia holds first ever green conference in Bangkok

The Skal Asia Mid-term Board Meeting was recently held at the Chaophya Park Hotel, Bangkok, between November 25-30, 2009.

Thai Airways supports efforts to reduce carbon emissions

Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI), as the national carrier of Thailand and one of the world’s airlines, states its support of climate change negotiations that will take place

GOL airline joins Sustainable Aviation Fuel Users Group

Latin America's GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes SA has joined the Sustainable Aviation Fuel Users Group (SAFUG), which unites airlines and technology providers in a joint drive to accelerate the develo

Luxury Link and Lexus go green

Luxury Link (www.luxurylink.com), the world's premier online luxury travel resource, announced its partnership with Lexus to bring eco-friendly hotel packages to the sophisticated traveler.

DFW International Airport receives recognition from EPA

Among the US Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Top 20 Local Government List of the largest green power purchasers, is DFW International Airport.

FITUR to promote energy efficiency of the hotel sector

The 30th edition of FITUR, the International Tourism Trade Fair that will be taking place between January 20-24, 2010 in Madrid, Spain, will be giving specific attention to the topic of sustainability

Tourism and travel in a low-carbon economy

The World Economic Forum on behalf of its travel and tourism community presented its report "Towards a Low Carbon Travel and Tourism Sector" to Yvo de Boer, director general of the United Nations Fram

Greening the aviation industry with biofuels

In 2008 alone, US passenger and cargo airline operations required 16.1 billion gallons or approximately 382.4 million barrels of jet fuel.

The Ubud Hotels Association promotes Ubud as a green destination

The Ubud Hotels Association (UHA) is promoting Ubud as a green destination with a series of charitable and environmental activities, as well as hosting a seminar.

Southwest Airlines makes EPA’s green power purchase list

Earlier this week, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) updated each of its National Top Partner lists, highlighting some of America's largest green power purchasers.

Greening the global economy through sustainable tourism

With climate change and the global recession driving the current international political agenda, both politicians and businesses are increasingly drawn towards the idea of a global green economy.