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Are These The Top 10 Most Eco-Friendly Tourist Attractions?

5 Mins Read Every space and place has its impact on the planet, and tourist destinations, the places which are visited by millions of people everyday for their appeal and beauty, have their fair share of positive and negative outcomes on our environment.  A report from The World Count reveals that 5% of total greenhouse gas emissions are […]

Corona Beer Launches ‘Paradise Advisor’ To Support Colombian Eco Tourism Amid Pandemic

2 Mins Read Beer brand Corona has recently introduced Paradise Advisor in Colombia, a new platform showcasing eco-friendly accommodation across the country to encourage local sustainable travel. Running on a similar business model as online vacation rental marketplace Airbnb, Paradise Advisor shows users the different sustainable aspects of participating Colombian hotels in a bid to revive the hard-hit […]

“The Onsen Experience”: New Travel Guide Book Into Japan’s Eco-Friendly Onsens For Your Next Sustainable Trip

3 Mins Read In a new wellness-focused travel guide, author and avid traveler Iris Law with local publisher Man Mo Media takes readers on a journey into Japan’s most beautiful and eco-friendly onsen ryokan accommodations. Titled The Onsen Experience: A Guide to Japan’s Hot Spring Sanctuaries, the 160-page book unlocks the history, culture and design behind Japan’s tradition-rich […]

Hong Kong Eco Scuba Startup ZuBlu Secures US$1 Million Seed Funding

3 Mins Read ZuBlu, a Hong Kong-based sustainable scuba diving tourism startup, has just announced that it has attracted US$1 million in a seed funding round, with investors optimistic that there will be a surge in green tourism and conservation once coronavirus lockdowns ease. The funding round was led by regional early stage venture capital firm Wavemaker Partners, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Green Queen Giving: Ark Eden

8 Mins Read How was Ark Eden started? I had fought on the front-line for many causes, for many years. The crunch came in 2005 with the Lantau Concept (read Concrete) Plan. A group of us decided it was time to concentrate on creating vision for Lantau and Hong Kong rather than always battling. We formed a blue-print called Ark […]