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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.

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.

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.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.