Now, more than ever, tourists are aware of the impact of their travels, both ecologically and culturally. There is a growing desire to go green, and people are slowly but surely making a conscious effort to consider ethical and environmentally-friendly aspects when planning their trips, both at home and abroad.
At the opening of Tribewanted’s new site in Italy, social entrepreneur Ben Keene talked about the site, the future and creating new sustainable tourism models.
At the beginning of the year, I published a survey looking for feedback on Eco Traveller. I wanted to improve the functionality of the site and maybe change a few things around, but wasn’t entirely sure I’d be doing the right thing so asked for reader’s opinion.
Considering the size of the country, the amount of green stays available in the UK is pretty impressive; it also makes it hard to sift out some of the best. Here we share five eco hotels that stand out from the crowd.
When the Turkish government decided to bring in a group of ecotourism specialists to help them turn Eastern Turkey into a top ecotourism destination, they called in the region’s top guide to show us around.
In a yayla, you’re basically guaranteed an accommodation that is in harmony with its surroundings and built sustainably with local materials.
As one of the largest industries in the world, tourism has a significant impact on many societies. Although this impact is most often viewed in economic terms, an increasing number of researchers believes that specific forms of tourism can bring about peace, or at least decrease the possibility of conflict.
Somewhere between nature and nurture is the sweet spot of the sustainable, earth-friendly vacation. What that means for one traveler or family may differ considerably from someone else’s, but were sure there’s something for everyone on our list of top eco resorts in the world.
A major part of planning a trip is deciding where you’ll lay your head at night, so travelers normally spend a decent amount of time choosing accommodations. While the majority of travelers will head right to hotel chains, there are other, greener, options.
Eco travel and ecotourism is in the limelight more than ever, with a growing number of holiday options available to travellers. Unfortunately, there are a dubious group of travel companies and resorts that don’t play by the rules, here we discuss how to pick the good from the bad when it comes to booking your holiday.