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Gilroy, California: The Eco-Lover's Guide
Dec 17, 2014
At only 80 kilometers outside of San Francisco, Gilroy, California serves as a place to play and stay outside the big city. Visitors come here to enjoy the rolling hills and vineyards of the southern Santa Clara Valley through the region's many parks and other natural attractions. The visiting eco...
Australia: Eco Luxury
Nov 12, 2014
A number of new luxury eco-resorts are combining wilderness experiences with five-star comforts and environmental sensitivity, places where you’ll have a minimum impact on the environment and leave a minimum footprint. Wolgan Valley Resort & Spa in the heart of the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area is Australia's newest luxury...
Following the Herd: Where to Find Elephants in the Wild
Sep 17, 2014
Chobe National Park & Okavango Delta This national park in Botswana has a resident population of around 70,000 elephants, which is the highest concentration anywhere. These are the largest of all elephants and they can be seen in huge groups along the river or foraging near the road. If you have some...
Mexico: Exceptional Eco Resorts
Sep 15, 2014
More and more travellers choose to spend their money as responsibly as they can in eco-friendly areas. Mexico has many great...
Green Sleeps - Rest Your Head At An Eco-Chic Hotel
Dec 15, 2013
In this day and age, it’s chic to be environmentally-conscious. Hotels and destinations around the world are catching on to this trend and offering tempting green options for their guests, as well as doing their part to be eco-friendly while remaining truly luxurious. Below you can find a roundup of...
I Want A Hippopotamus For Christmas - Top Five Holiday Trips for Wildlife Lovers
Dec 9, 2013
A wildlife vacation is inspirational and it can impact how people move through life long after they have returned home. So forget about the computer games and cell phones – international travel can be the best possible gift that you can give a child of any age. Here are five...
It's Easy Being Green - Eco-friendly & “Green” Destinations Across The US
Jul 4, 2013
Travellers are thinking about the environment: the impact of their travel choices, where to go and what to do to leave the smallest footprint. This is where travel professionals come in – a little reading, some research and you’ll be well on your way to making suggestions that are good...
Voluntourist Attractions - Humanitarian Travel Can Be Both Fun & Important
May 1, 2013
The Planeterra Foundation is G Adventures founder Bruce Poon Tip’s attempt to help Canadians give back to the places they visit. Planeterra is a non-profit organization with the goal of making volunteer travelling as effective, and as safe, as possible. That’s why the foundation collaborated with the International Ecotourism Society...
Loving Nature - Nurturing Nature Drives Riviera Nayarit's Development
Mar 5, 2013
By Judy Waytiuk     Its sunset on the Riviera Nayarit’s 300-kilometre-long perfect powder beach, and on a quiet spot marked off by yellow rope laid out on the sand, about four dozen tiny baby sea turtles are wobbling clumsily to the surf. The group of eager tourists who helped release them, one...
Northern Shores - From The Emerald Coast To The Historic Coast, Northern Florida Is In A World All Its Own
Jan 31, 2013
  By Graham Templeton   Did you know St. Augustine is the oldest European settlement in North America? It was 500 years ago the Spanish landed and the state of Florida has celebrated ever since. What’s to celebrate up here? How about historic sites, both Spanish and aboriginal? What about miles and miles...
Southern Arts - From Swamp Buggies To Art Villages, Discover Southern Florida's Many,
Jan 31, 2013
  By Graham Templeton   Think South Florida and you think Miami, of course. Red-hot nightlife, world-class performing arts, superb shopping – the city is hot, hot, hot. But there is much more to discover. Like the Fort Myers Film Festival, or Bradenton’s...
The Great Outdoors - Head Beyond The Beach & Discover Florida's Natural Attractions
Jan 31, 2013
    By Lindor Reynolds   Florida is a paradise for sports fans, wilderness enthusiasts and adventure-seekers. Whether you want to attend a game played by your favourite professional team, paddle a kayak through a secluded park or sit quietly to bird watch, Florida has what you need. If you’ve got the interest, the...
Centre Of It All - Central Florida Is THE Place For Hot & Cool Adventures
Jan 31, 2013
  By Graham Templeton   Sure there are beaches in Central Florida. Lots of them, with miles of white sand and perfect blue waters. But there are also theme parks galore with rides that will get your heart pumping and artistic endeavours that will touch your soul. There is fine dining, cosmic adventure...
Pleasures Of Paradise - Living the Good Life in St. Lucia
Jan 21, 2013
By Melanie Reffes   Simply defined, guilty pleasures are those indulgences that we really like but think twice about getting like that pricey pair of shoes, a brand new car and yes, a luxury vacation in the Caribbean. West of Barbados and south of Martinique, St. Lucia is that kind of guilty...
Wild About Nature - 4 Places To See Wildlife Up Close
May 18, 2012
Come face to face with some of nature’s most incredible inhabitants in the most intimate and the most spectacular settings on earth.
Feel Good Travel
Apr 10, 2012
Do good and you’ll feel good. Help those around you and you help yourself. We’ve all heard it, now let’s live it. Here’s how.
Birds, Dogs & Dragons - Out & About In Harlingen
Jan 27, 2012
Touted as the best location for birdwatching in the Rio Grande Valley, Harlingen attracts thousands of enthusiasts especially during the Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival. Recognized by the American Birding Association, the festival features field trips to hotspots, lectures by keynote speakers and educational programs for children.
Ship Ahoy - Discover The Lure Of The English-Speaking Caribbean
Jan 27, 2012
Christopher Columbus, as we all know, got here first, landing in the Bahamas in 1492 looking for trade routes and treasure to take back to his Spanish employers. He was quickly followed by treasure-seekers, or rather takers, of another sort – the buccaneers, marauders and pirates of high seas legends...
Always Growing - Numbers Don't Lie, Everybody Loves Cancun
Jan 27, 2012
There’s a sunburned, margarita-guzzling elephant parked on the beach in Cancun: the luridly-painted image of drug cartel crime, violence, and corruption, and the North American consumer media jumps on the story at every opportunity.
More Commissions, Less Emissions - How To Become The Neighbourhood GREEN Machine
Jun 29, 2010
Green. It’s the colour of travel, tourism and yes, commissions. Who knew, eh? Well, actually quite a lot of people did. It really wasn’t a politician who discovered it – but now that those that govern have green-lighted everything that’s green, I guess the chequered flag is up! That means...
More Commissions On Less Emissions
Jun 28, 2010
CITC in conjunction with SMP Training has produced a Green Guide for Travel Agencies that presents, in 23 steps, how an agency owner, manager or home-based counsellor may enter the world of selling Green Vacations and generate “more commissions from less emissions”.