6 Ways to be a more Sustainable Traveller — ecogreenlove

Traveling is a fantastic way to relax and forget all about our daily worries, reconnect with nature, stretch our boundaries and discover incredible cultures. But, since there are so many things threatening our environment, with traveling comes the responsibility to protect nature. If you love both traveling and nature, continue reading this article, and find out how to become a more sustainable traveler. via 6 Ways … Continue reading 6 Ways to be a more Sustainable Traveller — ecogreenlove

The Netherlands ditch its “Holland” nickname in efforts to update its international image and to promote sustainable travel

The Dutch government has called time on the country’s “Holland” nickname. As of this month, the country will now officially be referred to by its formal name, the Netherlands, as part of a renewed tourism strategy to update the country’s international image, and to promote more sustainable and respectful travel. Companies, embassies, ministries and universities will now only be able to refer to the state … Continue reading The Netherlands ditch its “Holland” nickname in efforts to update its international image and to promote sustainable travel

2020 to see sustainable travel continue to go mainstream with the rise of “slow travel”, industry experts say

2020 is set to see sustainable travel continue to go mainstream with the rise of “slow travel” and conscious travellers, according to ABTA, the association for travel agents and tour operators. The rise of “slow travel”, a shift towards electric aviation, and an increased focus by travellers on the environmental and social impacts of travel are among five key travel trends for 2020 highlighted in … Continue reading 2020 to see sustainable travel continue to go mainstream with the rise of “slow travel”, industry experts say

Green Weekend: New travel series shows how a trip along England’s Jurassic Coast can be done sustainably

England’s Jurassic Coast – 95 miles of coastline stretching from Exmouth in East Devon to Old Harry Rocks in Studland Bay in Dorset – boasts breathtaking coastal paths, stunning views and historic landmarks. In a new travel series Green Weekend, UNESCO UK and Beyond Your World take viewers on a tour around the most beautiful and significant sites in the UK. As England’s only UNESCO … Continue reading Green Weekend: New travel series shows how a trip along England’s Jurassic Coast can be done sustainably

Travalyst: Travel companies commit to supporting local people and helping tourists make sustainable choices

Travel companies are to use their platforms to help tourists make more sustainable choices when booking trips. Travalyst is a bold new global initiative founded by Booking.com, Ctrip, Skyscanner, TripAdvisor and Visa, with the ambition to change the impact of travel, for good. Launched in partnership with The Duke of Sussex, Prince Harry, Travalyst aims to protect the environment from rising international travel while allowing … Continue reading Travalyst: Travel companies commit to supporting local people and helping tourists make sustainable choices

Around the World in 80 Eco Spas: Atlas Kasbah, Morocco

Life & Soul Magazine’s Travel Guide to Eco Spas will whet your appetite for a vacation that brings healing to holidaymakers in accommodations that work in harmony with the planet. 17. Atlas Kasbah, Morocco Morocco’s coastal city of Agadir, famed for its beaches facing the Atlantic Ocean, is by-and-large a resort destination. Located in the foothills of the the Anti-Atlas Mountains of southern Morocco, as … Continue reading Around the World in 80 Eco Spas: Atlas Kasbah, Morocco

What is Slow Travel?

You may be familiar with the Slow Food movement, which aims to preserve regional cuisine, local farming, communal meals, and traditional food preparation methods. In a similar vein, Slow Travel is essentially a mindset that encourages authentic experiences and emphasises connections to local people, the environment, cultures, food and music. A mindful approach to travel, Slow Travel encourages travellers to focus on quality over quantity, … Continue reading What is Slow Travel?

Zerobnb.com created to get Airbnb to add a sustainable home category to its search

If you’re thinking of going on holiday and looking for somewhere eco-friendly and sustainable to stay that’s homely, check out Zerobnb.com. More of a call-to-action than an accommodation or travel service, Zerobnb.com was created with the specific aim to get Airbnb to add a new category for sustainable home options. Zerobnb.com – which was created by Finnish renewable energy company, Neste – collates sustainable homes listed by private … Continue reading Zerobnb.com created to get Airbnb to add a sustainable home category to its search

Around the World in 80 Eco Spas: Eco Spa Highland, Quebec, Canada

Life & Soul Magazine’s Travel Guide to Eco Spas will whet your appetite for a vacation that brings healing to holidaymakers in accommodations that work in harmony with the planet. 7. Eco Spa Highland, Quebec, Canada Canada’s Laurentians is where you’ll find rolling hills, crystal blue lakes, cute towns and lakes weaved in and around this natural beauty that’s just over an hour from Montreal … Continue reading Around the World in 80 Eco Spas: Eco Spa Highland, Quebec, Canada

Around the World in 80 Eco Spas: Lahuen Co, Argentina

Life & Soul Magazine’s Travel Guide to Eco Spas will whet your appetite for a vacation that brings healing to holidaymakers in accommodations that work in harmony with the planet.  3. Lahuen Co, Argentina Lahuen Co, located in one of Argentina’s most preserved areas, is a boutique eco lodge and natural spa. It’s also where rising to breathtaking views of Patagonia’s glacial and volcanic beauty … Continue reading Around the World in 80 Eco Spas: Lahuen Co, Argentina