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Carbon negative luxury in the Scottish Highlands

Carbon negative luxury in the Scottish Highlands

One Off Places has announced the launch of Croft 103, a pair of five star eco dwellings in the northwest Scottish Highlands with sea loch and mountain views.

Swinton Park celebrates environmental award success

Staff at Swinton Park have been celebrating this week, following the announcement that the Sustainable Restaurant Association has awarded the hotel’s restaurant, Samuel’s, the status of “Three Star Sustainability Champion”.

Responsible travel to Malaysia

Responsible travel to Malaysia

Malaysia is one of the twelve mega-biologically diverse countries which boasts at least 15,000 species of flowering plants, 300 species of mammals, 150,000 species of invertebrates, and 4,000 species of fishes, creating unique niche eco and agro tourism activities.

New sustainable and luxurious holiday destination at 'Bivouac Swinton'

The launch date for Bivouac Swinton, a new accommodation venue with café facilities in the Yorkshire Dales, has been announced today, with completion of the build project scheduled for April 2012.

Carbis Bay Holidays scoops Gold Award for Green Tourism

Carbis Bay Holidays scoops Gold Award for Green Tourism

Christmas came early for Carbis Bay Holidays this year when they became the only self-catering agency in St. Ives to be given a Green Tourism Business Scheme Gold award for their outstanding commitment to sustainability.

Garonga eco safaris - not just "seen to be green"

Garonga eco safaris - not just "seen to be green"

Garonga Safari Camp in the Limpopo Province of South Africa, near the Kruger National Park, is fast gaining a reputation as one of the most eco-friendly game lodges you will find in South Africa – or anywhere!

Fragile beauty in the Maldives

Fragile beauty in the Maldives

Famed for its fragile beauty, the Maldives has long been a top destination for those wanting to get closer to nature, offering sugar-white beaches and clear blue seas.

Green river cruising aboard the Viking Prestige

Award-winning river cruise line, Viking River Cruises today announced the launch of the second-state-of the art ‘green’ ship, Viking Prestige.

Branch out with Fairmont's eco-friendly holiday packages

Branch out with Fairmont's eco-friendly holiday packages

As the summer months roll in across the Middle East, travelers can beat the heat with the wind in their face and the sun on their back as Fairmont invites guests to explore the world’s forests - from the mangroves of Abu Dhabi, to foothills of Mount Kenya’s National Park and the urban landscape of London’s Royal Parks.

Costa Navarino and Aegean Airlines makes trees come true

With Messinia as a focal point and a common vision to bring together people from around the world in an effort to make our planet greener, Costa Navarino, the new prime sustainable destination in the Mediterranean and Aegean Airlines, a Star Alliance member and Greece’s largest airline, have joined forces to launch Costa Navarino Forest.

Thomson & First Choice encourage sustainable tourism

Thomson and First Choice are set to introduce a new programme for primary schools focusing on elements of sustainable tourism from both an environmental and social perspective.

An eco-chic romantic retreat in Granada

Jicaro Island Ecolodge offers an eco-friendly romantic retreat on a private island by the shore of Lake Nicaragua, within easy reach of the colonial town of Granada.

Hotel Bon Sol - Mallorca's greenest hotel?

Hotel Bon Sol - Mallorca's greenest hotel?

Many hotels pay lipservice to 'green’ issues, but Hotel Bon Sol in Illetas, Mallorca has taken environmental policy very seriously from the original conception of the hotel back in 1953 and long before the ozone layer was a cause for concern.

Swire Hotels partners with FLY greener

Swire Hotels partners with FLY greener

Swire Hotels has announced the hotel Group’s participation in FLY greener with Cathay Pacific, its sister airline Dragonair and the airlines’ carbon offset programme.

Chance to be a conservation biologist

Chance to be a conservation biologist

Ever wondered what it is like to be a wildlife conservation biologist? If you are keen to find out in just one day, then Biosphere Expeditions could have what you are looking for!