Latest Ecotourism Stories

2011-08-17 11:43:56

The reforestation of the West and the use of satire in environmental conservation.

2011-06-09 12:20:00

Huatulco Becomes The First Destination in the World to Receive EarthCheck Gold Certification HUATULCO, Mexico, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The coastal paradise, Huatulco in southern Mexico, became the first destination in the world to receive EarthCheck's Gold certification, in yet another display of Mexico's sustainable tourism credentials.

2011-05-26 10:02:00

GREENVILLE, N.C., May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Memorial Day serves as the official kick off of the busy summer travel season.

2011-05-11 11:32:00

NEW YORK, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mexico will be recognized by the Rainforest Alliance at their upcoming gala dinner and awards ceremony in New York on May 11 for its achievements of sustainable tourism in the Mayakoba region and forestry practices of the Mexican government. "We would like to congratulate Mayakoba Tourism Development and its three hotels for the recognition they have received from the Rainforest Alliance," said Gloria Guevara Manzo, the Secretary of Tourism for Mexico.

2011-05-10 11:00:00

DENVER, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Redverz Gear, innovator of world-class expedition tents, has captured the attention of motorcycle travel enthusiasts around the globe with its flagship product.

2011-02-24 09:51:00

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico, Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- John Daly, Charles Howell III and Boo Weekly are just a few of the names that will be participating in this year's Mayakoba Golf Classic, being held at El Camaleon Golf Club at Mayakoba in Playa del Carmen, Mexico.

2011-02-13 00:32:26

The Minister of Tourism recently visited Hacienda Matapalo, the most sought after Costa Rica real estate project on the South Pacific Coast, and said the 665 acre planned gated community that is under construction was “significant” to the area’s economic growth. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) February 12, 2011 On February 3, Carlos Ricardo Benavides Jimenez, Costa Rica’s Minister of Tourism, visited Hacienda Matapalo – the most sought after Costa Rica real...

2010-09-30 14:28:00

PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- MyGardenRouteInfo reports local tourism businesses along South Africa's Garden Route are starting to place greater emphasis on environmental issues.

2010-09-30 14:05:00

PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Cruise Shipping Virtual, an interactive live online event, closed on Tuesday with attendees calling the eco-centric event a success.

2010-09-16 11:50:00

SANTA ROSA, Calif., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Travel is often described as eye-opening.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.