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Luxury eco-resort to open on Brando’s private island

Luxury eco-resort to open on Brando’s private island

Located on the French Polynesian island of Tetiaroa and a product of the late Marlon Brando’s vision, construction on The Brando is progressing steadily with completion set for late 2012.

Carden drives towards a greener future with new golf buggies

Carden drives towards a greener future with new golf buggies

With over 52,000 rounds of golf played at Carden Park each year, having a ‘green’ fleet of golf buggies goes a long way to keeping the hotel’s carbon footprint small.

Luxury eco-lodge breaks in Somerset

Luxury eco-lodge breaks in Somerset

Robins Lodge, a stunning luxury eco-lodge set at the foot of the stunning Quantock Hills*, is the latest exciting addition to the Blue Chip Holidays collection of stylish self-catering holiday homes.

Cruise guests participate in beach clean-up

Cruise guests participate in beach clean-up

Cruise guests from niche tall ship operator Star Clippers have removed 1,700 pounds of rubbish from North Friar’s Beach and Keys Beach in St. Kitts in a beach clean-up operation organised by on-board marine biologist, Mariano Peruzzo.

Glamping with a difference in Latin America

Glamping with a difference in Latin America

Latin America is not synonymous with ‘glamping’, however the under-canvas options offer access to some of the most remote and unique parts of the continent.

Sustainable holidays reach new heights on Dartmoor

Continuously seeking ways of offering greener holidays, Woodovis Park in Devon has gone to new heights to harness Dartmoor’s natural energy, with electricity-generating PV panels now installed on the swimming pool roof.

cottages4you launches green grading system

cottages4you launches green grading system

Holiday letting agency, cottages4you, has introduced a green grading system on its portfolio, encouraging UK holidaymakers to do their bit when taking a staycation this year.

Jicaro Island Ecolodge provides serene hideaway in pristine Nicaragua

Jicaro Island Ecolodge provides serene hideaway in pristine Nicaragua

Jicaro Island Ecolodge is an exquisite luxury retreat on a private island in Nicaragua. The secluded property, opened in February 2010, boasts nine split-level, naturally-ventilated lake-view casitas on a private island in the heart of Nicaraguan rainforest and boasts views across Lake Nicaragua to the lush forests and majestic Mombacho volcano beyond.

Wilderness lodge reopens near Darwin

Wilderness lodge reopens near Darwin

The Wildman Wilderness Lodge, which opened last week in Mary River Wetlands between Darwin and Kakadu, takes recycling to new a whole new level.

Monarch named world’s greenest airline

Award winning leisure airline Monarch has been named as the world’s greenest airline at the ITB Berlin travel show.

Hyatt Regency Trinidad invites groups to meet and be green

Hyatt Regency Trinidad invites groups to meet and be green

With Earth Day quickly approaching on 22 April, there’s just one more reason to think about going green. Hyatt Regency Trinidad, one of the Caribbean’s premier business and meetings hotels, is encouraging planners to take advantage of Hyatt’s Meet and Be Green programme now and throughout the year.

Travellers spend $100 million on green holidays

Responsibletravel.com today celebrates its 10th birthday with the announcement that its travellers have spent a staggering $100 million on responsible holidays via its website since the company launched in 2001.

Tune into lights out

The Tune Hotel in Westminster will be joining thousands of businesses worldwide on Saturday 26 March switching off their lights to mark Earth Hour.

Dudley hotel & leisure club go green for charity

Dudley hotel & leisure club go green for charity

Copthorne Hotel Merry Hill-Dudley and leisure club 'Le Club' recently joined together to raise money for local charity Dudley Cancer Support.

Green girls: Inspiring female travel eco-preneurs

To celebrate International Woman's Day, responsibletravel.com today profiles a handful of inspiring female entrepreneurs from the responsible tourism industry. With passionate local knowledge, they run some of the most magical holiday experiences on offer via responsibletravel.com.