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LGBT Rights Tour Debuts in Cuba: Rainbow-Washing or Real Engagement?

"If someone is responsible, it is me" Fidel Castro admitted to Mexican newspaper La Jornada in August 2010, when discussing the "injustice" that was years of government persecution suffered by the LGBT community under his Communist regime.

Top Certifier of Sustainable Travel Opens New Paris Office

EarthCheck, one of the world's top providers of certifications for the sustainable travel and tourism industry, will be opening up an office in Paris, France.

The office opening was announced following impressive company growth in Europe.

The company is optimistic about the future, as they point to the financial benefits of sustainable business operations as a major draw for any company.

Easy Trip Planning for Responsible Travelers

Perhaps the biggest challenge to traveling sustainably is the research load required. Trip planning is exciting, but can be overwhelming for those who are already burnt out from working and looking forward to a care-free escape.

Online searches and word of mouth oftentimes do not stack up to what is actually happening once a traveler arrives at her destination.

New Language Learning Apps for Engaged Traveler

A wide range of new language learning apps are available from Hello-Hello, an interactive online education course created for a community of learners committed to learning new languages while helping others do the same.

Dream Job Alert: Eco-Luxury Boutique Resort Seeks Intern

The Resort at Isla Palenque, an eco-luxury Panamanian development slated to open in 2012 is seeking young lovers of travel to compete in their Island Intern Contest for the chance to serve as the first intern on the island.

New Eco-App for Kids Now on iTunes

The "Let's Go Chipper" line of eco-educational apps for children has been expanded with three new apps aimed at getting children excited about nature and the environment.

Serengeti World Heritage Site in Grave Danger as Tanzanian Government Moves Forward With Highway

Each year over two million animals complete a 2,000 mile roundtrip migratory journey beginning in the Serengeti

Revolutionary Tourism: Time for a Trip to Tunisia?

An old fishing boat in Tabarka, Tunisia-- a city with both gorgeous beaches and a rich history

Breakthrough UN Partnership to Improve Sustainable Travel

Sustainable travel advocates are applauding the recent announcement of the new Global Partnership for Sustainable Tourism, which aims to connect all stakeholders in the sustainable tourism industry.

With the goal of "transforming tourism worldwide" the partnership was appropriately established in Costa Rica at the first General Meeting.

New Adventure Travel Website Capitalizes on "Conservation Travel" Trend

SEEtheWILD promotes a tiger spotting tour in India

If your travel bucket list seems to be brimming over with claws, fins, feathers, and fur, a new website promoting "conservation travel" may be a worthwhile resource to consider.

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