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2013-01-28 08:22:24

SHENZHEN, China, Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Some 2,000 employees of luxury golf and spa resort Mission Hills came together today to form the largest Human QR Code in an effort to promote eco-tourism to the world and to make sustainable tourism a global reality. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130128/CN49013 ) The gigantic real life QR Code was created by staff carrying umbrellas and gathering at the Mission Hills driving range in Shenzhen, China. The aerial photo, taken from...

2012-10-25 19:20:32

CAMPECHE, Mexico, Oct. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- During the 94th meeting of the Executive Council of the United Nations World Tourism Organization taking place in Campeche, Mexico, high level executives of 14 prominent tourism companies signed the "World Ethics Code for Tourism." The document will serve as a global reference point to foster responsible tourism with the rights of people and care for the environment front of mind. During the ceremony, Mexico's Secretary of Tourism Gloria...

2012-09-18 23:00:40

Rollinglobe and the Rainforest Alliance Team up to Launch a Travel Booking Platform Dedicated to Sustainable Travel New York, NY (PRWEB) September 18, 2012 Rollinglobe Media, a New York-based online travel agency, and the Rainforest Alliance, a leading international sustainability nonprofit, announced today the launch of a co-branded sustainable travel booking platform to promote sustainable tourism across the globe. Sustainable tourism businesses are those that are profitable while...

2012-08-15 02:28:44

XI'AN, China, Aug. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The multi-stakeholder 2012 World Cities Scientific Development Forum (WCSDF) will take place 12 - 14 December 2012 in the historic city of Xi'an, China under the theme "Promoting Sustainable Urban Development through Urban Agriculture and Tourism". (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120815/CN57776) Around 500 senior national and local government policy makers, NGOs and CBOs, research and training institutions, academic...

2012-02-21 07:00:00

JIUZHAI VALLEY NATIONAL PARK, Aba Prefecture, Sichuan, China, Feb. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Four years on and the devastating effects of the 2008 Sichuan earthquake on the local tourism industry seem to have passed. Jiuzhai Valley National Park is arguably China's most beautiful natural site and the country's premier national park. During the 6th International Ice Waterfall Festival and the Chinese New Year celebrations in January this year, Jiuzhai Valley saw an un-characteristic influx...

2011-09-25 07:00:00

Guatemalan handicrafts, software specialists, specialized packages of sustainable tourism, and medical tourism high technology such as lab analysis are some sectors at the final stretch for the encounter with international buyers through the New World Craft and Service Summit Fairs, both of AGEXPORT. Guatemala (PRWEB) September 25, 2011 The New World Craft and the Service Summit are two important fairs to promote employment generation and growth opportunities of 7 export sectors; they are...

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. Previously, EarthCheck awarded Gold certification only to facilities such as resorts, and not communities such as Huatulco. Huatulco...

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. As millions of American's take to the sky and road to visit their favorite destinations, attractions, and nature parks, the Center for Sustainable Tourism, at East Carolina University, officially introduces the U.S. Visitor Care Code (www.visitorcarecode.org). The code is designed to highlight small and practical efforts travelers can make to protect the natural...

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...

2010-10-20 13:08:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Green Living Project(TM), the leading media production and distribution company showcasing global sustainability-related initiatives, has announced their newest production expedition, this time to Mexico (Oct. 15 - 29). Green Living Project has partnered with Mexico Tourism Board and others to document six leading examples of sustainable tourism in southeast Mexico. These tourism-related initiatives will be showcased at the upcoming United Nations...