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New mobile eco bush camp in Northern Tanzania

New mobile eco bush camp in Northern Tanzania

Africa specialist tour operator, Africa Rose Travel, has introduced an exciting new eco camp to complete a stunning Northern Tanzania bush safari circuit. Owned by renowned Tanzanian camp operators, Nomad Tanzania, Kuro camp is launching in June 2014 in time for the best season to enjoy the incredible wildlife of Tarangire National Park.

New Forest Twizy passes 2000 mile mark

New Forest Twizy passes 2000 mile mark

The Twizy, two seat electric vehicle which is owned by five-star, boutique B&B Cottage Lodge in the New Forest and rented out to guests to explore the forest in silence, has just passed the 2000 mile mark.

andBeyond goes wild and tame for World Environment Day

andBeyond goes wild and tame for World Environment Day

As part of its commitment to minimise the impact that its operations have on the environment, luxury experiential travel company andBeyond has installed its own water bottling plant at its Phinda Private Game Reserve.

10 eco-friendly yet stylish hotels in America

10 eco-friendly yet stylish hotels in America

It may have started with a recycling bin in a guest room or a "please conserve water" sign, but these hotels in the top 10 most popular U.S. destinations according to the Hotels.com Hotel Price Index (HPI) are ramping up their conservation efforts in innovative ways.

An affordable and eco-friendly alternative to camping in the Forest of Dean

An affordable and eco-friendly alternative to camping in the Forest of Dean

Whitemead Forest Park’s glamping pod offers an easy alternative to tents, whilst retaining all the ambiance of a traditional camping holiday. With no tent to put up or pack away, your camping holiday could become a lot less stressful!

An eco-friendly romantic rural retreat

An eco-friendly romantic rural retreat

Romantic retreat Manor House Stables in rural Lincolnshire offers an eco-friendly cosy bolthole – and a chance for couples to learn together too.

Glide around the New Forest in a Twizy electric car

Glide around the New Forest in a Twizy electric car

Cottage Lodge, the New Forest’s only 5-star eco B&B, has taken delivery of the first Twizy, an eye-catching electric car which not only has no carbon footprint, it doesn’t frighten the forest’s ponies and is great fun to drive!

Biodiversity on the Costa Alentejana

A deluxe destination with biodiversity at its heart, the Costa Alentejana’s troiaresort on the eponymously named peninsula – a short ferry ride from Lisbon’s Setúbal - is a unique retreat for nature lovers, couples and families who appreciate luxury but who also care about the environment.

Lakes country house hotel creates Petrol-Purchase-Free Package

Lakes country house hotel creates Petrol-Purchase-Free Package

A Lake District hotel is grasping the nettle which petrol costs present for accommodation in rural locations and is offering guests the opportunity to enjoy a petrol-purchase-free paradise against the backdrop of the stunning Lakeland fells, by combining six different and easy ways of getting around on arrival.

Zambezi Queen is green

Zambezi Queen is green

Creating a unique travel option in the Chobe, one of Africa's finest national parks stretching across 11, 000 km² of lush African bush was the inspiration behind the eco-friendly Zambezi Queen River Boat, part of the renowned Mantis Collection.

Explore the Brecon Beacons National Park in an electric car

Explore the Brecon Beacons National Park in an electric car

The Brecon Beacons National Park has become the first in the UK to offer a fleet of electric vehicles.

Bamboo Travel cooks up Green Thai Adventure

In support of Thailand Reunited’s ‘Go Green’ month for August (created by the Thailand Tourist Office) – Far East specialist Bamboo Travel has introduced a new two-week trip entitled ‘A Green Route through Thailand’ which features hotels and excursions recommended for their green credentials and also known for offering a genuine, cultural Thai experience.

Sunvil rolls up its sleeves for Make Holidays Greener month

July is Make Holidays Greener Month, a consumer awareness campaign led by The Travel Foundation which aims to increase the ways that local communities can benefit from our holidays.

Is this the UK’s greenest eco-bedroom?

Is this the UK’s greenest eco-bedroom?

Christina Simons has created a New Forest ‘Eco Room’, with a twist, at her 5-star, multi-award-winning 17th century B&B. Cottage Lodge, - located in the village of Brockenhurst in the New Forest National Park.

Andalucian Retreat launches new eco measures

Andalucian Retreat launches new eco measures

Eco-friendly Andalucian bolthole DDG Retreat has opened for its second full season with a pledge to launch additional initiatives aimed at helping to protect the environment.