Topic: Sustainable Tourism
Maui may prohibit activities like surfing lessons, scuba tours and snorkeling and kite boarding instruction on Sundays and holidays. Learn more here.
Recently reelected President Joko Widodo wants to promote "10 new Balis," an ambitious plan to boost and diversity tourism. Learn more here.
The luxury eco-lodge is situated on a 500-acre private reserve between Juan Castro Blanco and Poás Volcano National Parks in the Central Valley. Here's a look at what's new.
An all-female crew will find samples, get an idea of the current state of the seas, and figure out where the bulk of the plastic is coming from. See more here.
Instead of discarding select structures after the devastation of Hurricane Irma, Beyond the Reef repurposed them into tourism attractions. See more here.
The strategy will commence in 2020, led by Grupo Piñero, Bahia Principe’s parent company, and the German Development Cooperation, GIZ, through agreements with several regional and national entities. Read more.
Lake Baikal, the world's deepest lake, is known as "the 'Galapagos of Russia" for its rich and unusual freshwater faunas. Read more here.
The mayor of Venice has asked Unesco to include city on its world heritage site blacklist after Italy’s transport minister failed to deliver a plan to avoid giant cruise ships entering central canals. Here's the latest.
Many of the single-use plastic items commonly found in hotels have now been completely removed and replaced with sustainable alternatives. Learn more.
In cities and destinations around the world, "overtourism" has become a year-round problem. Here's how to visit these places without doing harm.