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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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

G.R.E.E.N. Hospitality Conference Encourages Sustainable Hotel & Tourism Practices in Hong Kong & Abroad

2 Mins Read On the 26 April 2019, the G.R.E.E.N. Hospitality Conference will be hosted by Soap Cycling and funded by the Sustainable Development Fund to develop ethical and sustainable practices in the hospitality industry. Hospitality and tourism businesses have placed strain on local communities and the environment, making it vital for the industry to arrive at new […]