Sustainable Tourism

March 16th, 2007

Considering a trip to far-flung lands? Or perhaps closer to home? One thing to consider is the ecological footprint that your trip will have on the environment in the country or city you visit.

We just found a new resource for anyone who is interested in finding out more about options when it comes to eco-tourism or sustainable tourism. Sustaining Tourism has a wealth of information on how different hotel chains rate on the ‘green’ scale, resources on choosing the most eco-friendly travel resources (some examples: hotels, tour companies, carbon offsetting, award-winning green tourism suppliers). There are also tips on how to support more green travel practices, at home and abroad.

Green byte: Over 800 million people travel internationally every year and tourism is a principal export for developing countries as the most significant source of foreign exchange after petroleum

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Getting Around | Travelling | Going Green | Travelling

 

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