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Eco Tourism

Ecotourism is Gaining Momentum in India

Ecotourism involves exploring undisturbed natural beauty. India is gaining popularity as an ecotourism destination and has a lot to offer to nature lovers.…
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Cuba Lifted from Terrorist List, Readies for Wave of U.S. Tourists

When Cuban President Raul Castro toasted his 84th birthday in June, he also celebrated two major diplomatic milestones: Cuba's first attendance at the…
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Can a Tuktuk Ride Change the World? (Meet the Pilgreens)

Imagine spending four months driving 12,400 miles from Bangkok, Thailand, to Toulouse, France. Now imagine doing so in an electric rickshaw called a…
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3p Weekend: 12 Offbeat Companies for the Conscious Traveler

Love to travel but hate the impact? You're not alone. Luckily for the conscious and curious travelers out there, you can have the…
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STEM Students Study Abroad for Social Good

A STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education is needed to solve rapidly increasing problems related to climate change, contamination, and food and…
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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,…