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Thinking About an Ethical Travel Destination Off the Beaten Path? Here Are the Top 10 Places to Visit Now

These developing nations don’t just have stunning natural beauty, they are champions of human rights, animal welfare, environmental conservation and renewable energy.

Companies Earn Gold Medals for Sustainable Travel Programs

The GBTA Foundation, the education and research foundation of the Global Business Travel Association, has awarded "Gold Medals" to five companies for spearheading sustainability in the travel industry.

Aloha, LOHAS: Say Hello to the Tourism Sector’s New Premium Stakeholder

Tourist industry firms can attract the LOHAS segment if CSR policies address sustainability and eco-consciousness.

Are Solar Sails the Future of Sea Travel?

Eco Marine Power, a Japanese green energy company  is in the midst of developing the Aquarius Solar and Wind Marine Power System for ships and sea vessels.

This game-changing technology utilizes solar-powered sails which combine the use of wind, solar, and traditional fuels to keep the vessels moving.

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.

Old Treasure Made New: Treasure Island to Become an Eco-City

Treasure Island eco-city touches on a sustainable travel concern: do humans help or harm?

Endangered Monk Seals Find a Secret Refuge

The world's most endangered seal, a rare Mediterranean monk seal, has found a hideout on an Aegean island in Greece. Scientists refuse to share the specific location with the public.

SnowCarbon.co.uk Offers Sustainable Travel to the Ski Slopes (Via Train)

In Europe, skiers can usually access the slopes by train, and rail travel has plenty of advantages. As the the site, SnowCarbon.co.uk suggests about train travel: "it's better for you" and "it's better for the planet". Trains produce 90% of the carbon emissions of air travel.

Eco Friendly Destination Feature: Nihiwatu Resort Reduces Local Malaria

Near the resort, Nihiwatu, on the island of Sumba, Indonesia, the Pasola ritual occurs in February and March. Blood is shed. Thousands of horseman charge one another on a battle field. Injuries are anticipated, and sometimes horses and riders die. Blood is necessary to make the ground fertile for the rice harvests in April and May.

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