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Lonely Planet Publishes New Global Vegan Traveler Guide Book

3 Mins Read Lonely Planet, one of the world’s largest travel guide book publishers, has just released a brand new plant-based travel guide, The Vegan Travel Handbook. The guide is packed with advice and insights on how to explore the entire world the plant-based way, showing how easy it is to be vegan everywhere and anywhere. It comes […]

Kapuhala Retreat: Koh Samui’s New Eco Paradise On A Mission To Educate, Inspire & Enhance Lives

7 Mins Read Located on Thailand’s pristine island getaway, Kapuhala Koh Samui Tropical Farm & Training Retreat is a brand new kind of experience in wellness tourism. Kapuhala creates life-enhancing experiences for athletes, overworked city-dwellers and corporate high-achievers with a focus on athletic and cognitive performance optimisation achieved through everything from biohacking workshops to fitness and mindfulness activities to world-class whole […]

Eco Tourism Guide: 10 Ways To Be A Responsible World Traveler

8 Mins Read We are travelling more than we have ever before, especially right here in Asia. According to a 2019 World Travel Monitor report, outbound travel from Asia rose by 6% since the beginning of the year, making the region the largest growth driver in the world tourism industry. While travelling can be wonderful for many reasons […]

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group To Eliminate Single-Use Plastics By 2021

2 Mins Read Global luxury hospitality group Mandarin Oriental Hotels has pledged to phase out all single-use plastics across its entire portfolio by March 2021. This follows recent moves by the group to remove plastic straws and single-use drinking bottles, and will see all disposable plastic items abolished across their whole operational chain including all rooms, spas, transport […]

Airbnb Partners With World Animal Protection To Launch Ethical Animal Tourism Experiences

3 Mins Read Travel booking platform Airbnb has just launched a new category of Animal Experiences, which will be guided by strict animal welfare policies created by global charity World Animal Protection (WAP). This will make ethical and responsible animal-focused excursions easier to find for travellers who are often swamped with confusing choices when choosing activities. This is […]

Green Queen Travels: Where To Eat The Best Vegan Food In Seoul

4 Mins Read South Korea is often thought of as a meat lovers paradise, with many visiting the tech-forward capital Seoul just to try out all the barbecue meats on offer. But scrape beneath that meaty surface and you will find many delicious plant-based eats that many visitors miss. So in between your Seoul explorations, from modern high-rises […]

Cathay Pacific First Major Airline To Serve Vegan Pork On Inflight Dining

3 Mins Read After multiple successful collaborations with Hong Kong’s most iconic food service chains, including Tsui Wah Restaurants, Fairwood, Teawood and Maxim’s Treats Food Hall, Green Monday’s plant pork alternative Omnipork will now also be served on Cathay Pacific flights. This marks the first time that the vegan minced pork analogue will be available to passengers on […]

Green Queen Travels: Where To Eat The Best Vegan Food In Singapore

6 Mins Read There are so many amazing vegan eats popping up in the Lion City. From local Southeast Asian delights like Hainan Chicken Rice to Westernised dishes like burgers and fries, herbivores can now enjoy a meat-free version of all their favourites- so get choping. Below is our roundup of the best vegan and vegetarian restaurants in […]

Already An Industry Leader, Six Senses Hotels Group Doubles Down on Sustainability

3 Mins Read In a just-released report, Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas outlines the eco-forward steps it has taken in recent years in recent years from investing in conservation to phasing out plastics. With tourists increasingly sensitive to “greenwashing” marketing methods, the hospitality group has published a detailed overview of its measurable positive impacts, primarily due to guest […]

Green Queen Travels: Where To Eat The Best Vegan Food In New Delhi

6 Mins Read India has always been an incredibly welcoming country for vegetarian, a place where almost one third of the population avoids meat of any kind. While Southern India tends to be a vegan culinary sanctuary, the plant-based dining scene in the country’s capital has been growing of late, to cater to people embracing meat-free lifestyles for […]

HELP: Hong Kong Dolphin Tours Days Away From Closing Down Due To Low Tourism

2 Mins Read Due to the recent drop in tourist numbers, the number of people going on pink dolphin sightseeing tours organised by The Hong Kong Dolphinwatch has plumetted, and the ecological tour operator is now only days away from going out of business. The group is the city’s only organisation running excursions following governmental guidelines, and all […]

Green Queen Travels: Where To Eat Vegan Food In Japan’s Capital Tokyo

6 Mins Read Who knew Tokyo was so vegan friendly? If you’re in love with Japanese food and thought you couldn’t find certain dishes made fully plant-based, then you’re in luck. From tempura and teriyaki-filled bento boxes to delicious ramen to Michelin-starred cuisine to moreish burgers and desserts, here’s our ultimate Green Queen guide to eating your plant-based […]

Green Queen Travels: Where To Eat Vegan Food In Ho Chi Minh City

6 Mins Read There’s a huge chance you will be stopping by Ho Chi Minh City if you’re travelling in Vietnam. Still called Saigon by some locals, the country has a never-ending stream of vegan and vegetarian options. While many travellers might use the city as a stopover for their next Vietnamese adventures, we’d say there is a […]

Green Queen Travels: Where To Eat Vegan Food In Bangkok

6 Mins Read We love how vegan-friendly Bangkok’s food scene is, and so will you, after you give these places a visit. Our list of plant-based dishes to enjoy from traditional classics such as pad thai, tom yum and durian ice cream to globally inspired tacos, pizza and sushi is all you need for your next trip to […]

Marriott Hotels Ditches Single-Use Plastic Amenities Across All 7,000 Global Locations By 2020

2 Mins Read Following their 2018 initiative to reduce single-use plastics, Marriott International has just announced their plans to eliminate mini disposable toiletries from all their hotels globally by 2020. Replacing the single-use amenities in bathrooms will be large refillable pump bottles. Marriott’s decision comes after recent headlines by companies in the hospitality industry aiming to phase out […]

Green Queen Travels: Where To Eat Vegan Food In Jakarta

4 Mins Read Vegans rejoice! Green Queen has you covered again. Jakarta is home to some delicious plant-based offerings, from veggie nasi goreng to raw vegan burgers. Here is a list that we’ve compiled of some of the best plant-based dining that Jakarta has to offer. SIMPLY Veggie SIMPLY Veggie does meat-free versions on Indonesian classics and delicacies, […]

The Case Against Cruising: How Your Cruise Holiday Is Destroying The Planet

5 Mins Read Continually rising in popularity, cruising is now one of the most popular vacation choices for holidaymakers. According to the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) just released 2019 Asia report, this year has seen over 4 million passengers cruised in Asian region – and this number is set to grow as companies plan to deploy larger […]

2019 Global Wellness Summit Moves From Hong Kong To Singapore

2 Mins Read This coming October 15-17, leaders in the wellness industry from around the world will gather in Singapore instead of Hong Kong for the 2019 Global Wellness Summit (GWS). The three-day event, now to be hosted by Grand Hyatt Singapore, will bring together big names in the USD$4.2 trillion global wellness economy. Delegates plan to discuss […]

You Probably Won’t Live In Singapore In 2050, Because Climate Change

2 Mins Read By 2050, cities around the world will experience never-seen-before weather patterns due to climate change. According to a new study, many of the cities facing unprecedented changes will be located in Asia, including Singapore, Jakarta, Rangoon and Kuala Lumpur.  The study, published in the peer-reviewed science journal PLOS ONE, was conducted by a group of […]

Flygskam: New Scandi Word For Flight Shame Takes Off

2 Mins Read Sweden, the home of iconic eco activist Greta Thunberg, has just invented a new word – flygskam – to describe the feeling of guilt or shame caused by flying on airplanes. The new buzzword has gained in popularity across the world as many of us become more aware of the carbon footprint associated with travelling […]