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Opulent Selous safari and Zanzibar

Opulent Selous safari and Zanzibar

Specialist Tanzania is the UK’s only tour operator offering an exclusive stay at the brand new boutique eco lodge – Mivumo River Lodge, – combined with two nights at the Zanzibar Serena Inn in the capital, Stone Town (with a saving of up to £580 pp off the regular price).

Okura’s new Bangkok hotel adds a touch of prestige

Green is the colour of Park Ventures, where Bangkok’s Okura Prestige Hotel is located – now taking shape in the heart of Thailand’s capital city.

A green guide to Valentine's Day

A green guide to Valentine's Day

This Valentine's Day spoil your loved one without spoiling the planet with the Rainforest Alliance's green guide to gifts and activities that help to protect the environment and the rights and well-being of workers around the globe.

Eco-tourism village to make Indonesian history

Habitat for Humanity Indonesia today announced it is partnering with Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) to create Habitat’s first eco-tourism village of more than 420 homes and guest accommodations near some of Indonesia’s most picturesque ancient temples.

Rail Europe launches new carbon comparison tool

Rail Europe today launches a carbon comparison tool on raileurope.co.uk, allowing environmentally conscious travellers to compare the impact travelling by train, car and plane has on the environment.

Eco Travel Advent Calendar 2010

Eco Travel Advent Calendar 2010

Mynatour is launching an Eco-Xmas Advent Calendar to keep its members happy, greener and cleaner.

Going green on the Emerald Isle

Going green on the Emerald Isle

Stylish, five-star Castlemartyr Resort in County Cork has received an environmental award from Green Hospitality Ireland, the only Irish developed environmental certification standard for the hospitality sector, proving that you don’t have to give up luxury to be kind to the environment.

More skiers can go green with new rail packages

Thousands more skiers will be able to head to the slopes by train this winter, with the launch today of a range of rail-inclusive packages to a wide number of ski resorts in France, Switzerland and Italy.

ME Barcelona certified as a ‘Biosphere Hotel’

ME Barcelona certified as a ‘Biosphere Hotel’

ME Barcelona has been certified as a "Biosphere Hotel", becoming the second hotel in Catalonia to be awarded certification by the Institute of Responsible Tourism - endorsed by UNESCO.

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts commits to green

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts commits to green

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is proud to announce that it has committed its global portfolio of landmark properties to becoming members of The Green Key Eco-Rating Program (Green Key).

Let the train take the strain in Austria

Let the train take the strain in Austria

If you think flying is the only option for your ski trip to Austria, think again. Train travel may not be the first thing that springs to mind but with improved services and connections, Austria is closer than you think.

Thomson launches Greener Holidays Brochure

Thomson launches Greener Holidays Brochure

Thomson has launched its first Greener Holidays Brochure. It includes 86 different hotels around the world that have received a Travelife Award, for their commitment to the environment, employees and local communities.

The Green House shortlisted for excellence award

Heralded as the UK’s Greenest Hotel, when it opened in April 2010, ‘The Green House’ has been shortlisted for the Edie (Environmental Data Interactive Exchange) ‘Awards for Environmental Excellence 2010’.

Carbon-free driving in the Alps

Carbon-free driving in the Alps

Scandinavian electric vehicle (EV) maker, THINK, and its Swiss distribution partner, M-Way, have teamed-up with eco-tourism pioneer Alpmobil to offer visitors to its resorts totally carbon-neutral transportation for use on their vacation.

Give your car a holiday in Cumbria

Give your car a holiday in Cumbria

Holidays for cars are now on offer in Cumbria – The Lake District, thanks to a new guide which highlights how visitors to the stunning Eden Valley can give their car a break and let it enjoy a bit of rest and relaxation.