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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...

2010-10-13 08:00:00

CHICAGO, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Live presented the Cruise Shipping Virtual Event on September 28, 2010. The online event focuses on sustainability for the cruise industry. UBM Studios, a leader in virtual events and virtual business solutions, provided the 3D platform for the event. The event is now available on demand. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101013/NY80554 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101013/NY80554 ) The event offers two educational...

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. In line with international trends, tourist businesses along the Garden Route are starting to see the importance of offering sustainable and environmentally friendly services and products that aim to lower carbon footprints and promote reduced impact on the natural surroundings. The new...

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. This is the second virtual event organized by Cruise Shipping Miami and the first to focus solely on the topic of sustainability and the cruise industry. For this groundbreaking event, Cruise Shipping Miami partnered with Sustainable Travel International to spotlight topics including greening of the supply chain and...

2010-09-22 00:59:00

LONDON, September 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- During the official launch of the Argentina government plan to promote inward investment in the tourism industry, the Minister of Tourism Enrique Meyer announced that British Airways will start non-stop flights between London and Buenos Aires in March 2011. At a select lunch in London for international investors from the UK, Europe, the Middle East and India, the Minister announced, "2011 will be the year of Argentina." CEOs of real estate...

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...

2010-08-04 09:13:00

PRINCETON, N.J., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The organizers of Cruise Shipping Miami, the international exhibition and conference serving the cruise industry, are pleased to announce the launch of Cruise Shipping Virtual, a 100% online exhibition and conference slated for September 28, 2010. The second in the series of Cruise Shipping Virtual Events, is an innovative and interactive way for suppliers and buyers to meet in a virtual environment. The one-day event will focus on sustainability,...

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...

2010-03-24 07:25:00

BETHESDA, Md., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Tauck Romano Innovative Philanthropy (TRIP) is joining Marriott International's ongoing effort to leverage sustainable tourism, conservation and training in Brazil's Amazon Rainforest. TRIP has committed $50,000 to support education and a new Sustainable Agriculture Learning Center within the Juma Reserve in the Brazilian state of Amazonas. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100324/NE75856 ) The Learning Center, a project of the...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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