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Sustainability of the Thai Tourism Industry

The Thai tourism industry has seen and recorded a boom in recent times. But the discussion now should be about the sustainability of…
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Puerto Lopez Ecuador: An Ecotourism Destination that Falls a Bit Short

My ecotourism adventure in Ecuador continues in the small fishing village of Puerto Lopez on the Pacific coast.
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Visiting the Indigenous Ecuadorian Highlands

During our ecotourism adventure in Ecuador, my family found ourselves in the highlands of the Andes, along the slopes of the now dormant…
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3p Weekend: 10 Cities On the Cutting Edge

This week we tip our hats to 10 cities hard at work building the urban centers of tomorrow. The future is now.
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JetBlue Seeks Sustainability Data to Clean Up the World’s Oceans

Last week JetBlue, partnering with The Ocean Foundation, released a report that links ecosystem sustainability and revenue.
Volkswagen's Autostadt in Wolfsburg, Germany houses more than 600 works of art -- some even on the sides of its buildings.

Photo Gallery: Tour the Volkswagen Autostadt in Wolfsburg, Germany

TriplePundit recently visited the Autostadt, Volkswwagen's theme park and educational center in Wolfsburg, Germany. Click through for the virtual tour to catch a…
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Airbnb Goes After Business Travelers

More business travelers are choosing Airbnb when attending those conferences or sales meetings instead of hotels. And why not?
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An App for Sustainable Travel and Doing Good: Ecoalsur

Ecoalsur is a group of travel writers, adventurers and techies seeking to inspire travelers to see the world in a more environmentally responsible…
The entrance to Ciudad Perdida itself can only be reached via a climb of over 1,000 stone steps.

Founder of Lonely Planet on Heritage Preservation

Heritage conservation not only preserves historical record, it can open up a previously difficult-to-visit location to travelers and give them a whole new…
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Study: LEED Certified Hotels Achieve ‘Superior Financial Performance’

Researchers from Cornell University's school of hotel administration recently took a look at the revenue that's gained by U.S. hotels with LEED certification,…
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A Travel Junkie’s Guide to Responsible Tourism

As rewarding as traveling may be for the traveler, this is not always the case for the communities where the traveler treads. There…
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Delta Air Lines Joins Oil Industry Groups to Fight EPA Biofuel Mandates

Delta Air Lines recently joined other oil industry trade groups to fight the U.S. biofuel mandate that requires refiners to meet an annual…
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Mackinac Island: Where Cars are Banned and Bikes Rule the Road

Mackinac Island, Michigan's M-185 is the only interstate highway in the U.S. to ban cars. Always has, always will.
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Video Interview: James Gibson, Air New Zealand

Nick Aster talks to James Gibson about how Air New Zealand is funding ecosystem restoration around the country.
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Doomed Wildlife Pushes Companies to Boost CSR Efforts in Africa

We need to pressure multinational companies investing in Africa to ensure there is plenty of land, and protection, for the continent’s wildlife and…