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2009-12-01 07:50:00

CHICAGO, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Tourism has undergone a dramatic shift in recent years and many in the industry believe the change is permanent. In the past, American tourists sought familiarity in even the most exotic destinations.

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.

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2009-09-30 11:15:19

University of Miami researcher Kathleen Sullivan-Sealey helps create the first sustainable tourist project in the Bahamas.

2009-08-17 08:00:00

MURRIETA, Calif., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Green Globe International, Inc.

2009-05-26 10:17:00

MURRIETA, Calif., May 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Green Globe International, Inc.

2009-05-19 08:42:00

MURRIETA, Calif., May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Green Globe International, Inc.

2009-05-18 07:55:00

Award Recognizes Efforts to Lead the Punta Cana, Dominican Republic Region in Sustainable Tourism and Social Practices PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Travel & Tourism Council today announced that Grupo PUNTACANA, the parent company of the PUNTACANA Resort & Club, located in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, has been selected as the winner of the esteemed 2009 Tourism for Tomorrow Award in the Destination Stewardship category.

2009-05-06 09:00:00

NEW YORK, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Tourism Cares, the non-profit group dedicated to promoting responsible and sustainable tourism, proudly announces a long term partnership with GTA North America, a subsidiary of GTA which is one of the world's largest travel wholesalers.

2009-03-13 08:00:00

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., March 13 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate Earth Day and create awareness for sustainable travel to the Caribbean, the award-winning Elite Island Resorts -- the second-largest independently owned, green certified Caribbean hospitality group -- announces it will make a donation each time a body or facial spa treatment is purchased at select resorts during April 2009.

2008-08-30 09:00:36

By Zeppel, Heather ABSTRACT: Marine wildlife tours can provide a range of education and conservation benefits for visitors, including emotional (i.e., affective) responses and learning (i.e., cognition).


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