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2010-09-07 14:11:00

PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Online registration for Cruise Shipping Virtual, the online event focusing on sustainability for the cruise industry, is now open at www.cruiseshippingvirtual.com. Complimentary registration includes admission to the two educational webinars, opportunities to meet suppliers showcasing new products and services, and to network with industry leaders via live group chats. Organized in association with Sustainable Travel International, the 1-hour...

2010-08-02 07:00:00

HALEIWA, Hawaii, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hawaiian Hospitality Group, Inc. (Pink Sheets: HHGI), a growing provider of sustainable land use solutions and event services, has formulated their marketing plan to utilize and represent green engineering products that conserve natural resources through passive solar design and solar power systems. Hawaiian Hospitality Group's strategy is to collaborate with both partnerships and market solutions to other ecotourism businesses that have...

2010-04-19 06:14:00

HOPKINS, Belize, April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- It's official - Hamanasi Adventure & Dive Resort has just earned the prestigious title as Belize's first-ever Green Globe Certified beachfront property. Based in Hopkins, the eco-resort has been dedicated to operating at the world's highest environmental standards since its inception in 2000. The Green Globe recognition, which is a highly regarded and selective certification process, is an epic benchmark in Belize's steadfast effort to build...

2010-01-03 22:36:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health Tourism International Chamber of Commerce (HTICC) join the International Community for the purpose of "Save the planet," knowing that tourism is an important way to reach this goal; HTICC launches the New York International Tourism Film Festival "Hippocrates Award" to celebrate on December 15-19, 2010 in New York City. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100103/DC31544LOGO ) HIPPOCRATES Festival will present the best films...

2009-11-24 10:44:00

ANGELS CAMP, Calif., Nov. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Rivers Fiji, an O.A.R.S. (Outdoor Adventure River Specialists) affiliate organization, has been highly commended in the "Preservation of Cultural Heritage" category at this year's Virgin Holidays Responsible Tourism Awards. Rivers Fiji, a whitewater rafting and multi-sport outfitter committed to sustainable tourism practices in the Fiji Islands, was selected as one of the top 35 companies out of more than 2000 nominations worldwide. The Virgin...

2009-09-29 07:20:00

DENVER, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- World Cup 2010 soccer news is heating up. With England, Spain and Paraguay all recently qualifying for the games this coming May, the thousands of North American soccer fans with tickets in hand are starting to get serious about travel planning to South Africa. Africa Adventure Consultants today announced two new World Cup Africa travel packages to South Africa, developed especially for the World Cup 2010. "We're thrilled that the African continent will...

2009-08-17 08:00:00

MURRIETA, Calif., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Green Globe International, Inc. (Pink Sheets: GGII), the worldwide owner of the Green Globe brand, today announced that Green Globe Certification, the premier worldwide sustainability certification for tourism businesses, has signed a major editorial and promotion agreement with ISLANDS Magazine, a Bonnier Corporation publication. The agreement will directly benefit Green Globe Certified properties and tourism attractions located in...

2009-06-30 09:33:52

A new study out today found that many nations throughout the world, including the United Kingdom, are seeing an annual increase in visitors to their conservation areas.The research, published today (29 June) in the journal PLoS Biology, found that in 15 of the 20 countries for which information was available there was an increase in the number of visitors to their nature reserves. This has important implications for nations who are reliant on nature-related tourism to generate funds for...

2009-05-26 10:17:00

MURRIETA, Calif., May 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Green Globe International, Inc. (Pink Sheets: GGLB), the worldwide owner of the Green Globe brand, has entered into an agreement with Responsible Business Alliance, a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) advisory partnership, for specified markets in Central America and the Caribbean. Under terms of the agreement, Responsible Business Alliance (RBA) will act as a preferred representative of the Green Globe brand and its associated...

2009-05-19 08:42:00

MURRIETA, Calif., May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Green Globe International, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: GGLBE), the worldwide owner of the Green Globe brand, today announced the signing of a partnership with The Heritage Environmental Management Company, South Africa, the country's leading environmental management company for the travel and tourism industry. Heritage is the only company in South Africa delivering focused and region-specific environmental management programs providing a...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
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This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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