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10 Trends Shaping Eco Travel In 2022: Exploration Meets Ethics

5 Mins Read Digital travel platform Booking.com has released its seventh annual Sustainable Travel Report, offering insights into consumer attitudes towards sustainable travel in a post-Covid climate. Overall, travellers are shifting towards ‘planet-first’ destinations and meaningful travel experiences. Globally, aviation accounts for around 2.5 percent of carbon emissions and 1.9 percent of all greenhouse gas emissions. This might […]

What Is Regenerative Travel and Can It Help Reverse The Damage We Have Done To Planet?

6 Mins Read Regenerative Travel is a travel booking platform offering eager travellers an easy way to choose sustainable tourism. But what does that mean, exactly? With its network of more than 50 independently owned eco-luxury boutique hotels, Regenerative Travel hopes to transform the tourism and hospitality industry into one that leaves behind a positive environmental and social […]

The 10 Best Cities In The World for Vegan Food

9 Mins Read There are a fair amount of ‘best vegan cities’ lists on the interwebs, most of which are all interesting and worth a read. That being said, here at Green Queen, we love data and we love to use data to make decisions. While we did find a couple of lists that used data, they were […]

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 […]

Up In The Air: Cathay Pacific & Prenetics Trial Digital Health Passport

2 Mins Read Hong Kong’s flagship airline Cathay Pacific and health tech startup Prenetics have announced plans to trial a digital health passport on selected flights. The test will see passengers use the digital health passport to show their negative Covid-19 tests on a mobile app before boarding, in a move that some say will become the new […]

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 […]

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 […]

Asia’s Top Detox Destinations by spas+beyond

5 Mins Read  An earlier version of this article previously appeared on spas+beyond.   Ananda in the Himalayas, India Up on a mountain top overlooking the sacred Ganges and Rishikesh, spending time in Ananda feels like coming home, albeit with a hint of Indian maharajah aristocracy. Nurturing staff, beautiful grounds and spectacular food keep you happy between Ayurvedic treatments, yoga […]