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Freycinet Lodge has opposition from its developer members

Freycinet Lodge has opposition from its developer members

The current owners of the Tasmanian ecolodge Freycinet Lodge may have plans to expand into the Freycinet National Park thwarted by its own members. Freycinet Lodge, which is locat ...

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Taronga Zoo eco hotel likely to proceed despite Council opposition

Taronga Zoo eco hotel likely to proceed despite Council opposition

An eco lodge planned for Sydney’s scenic Taronga Zoo is likely to go ahead despite the zoo’s local council opposing the $115 million development. Taronga Zoo plans to develop a 62 ...

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Half of British travellers rate hotel sustainability as important

Half of British travellers rate hotel sustainability as important

Half of British travellers say that a hotel’s sustainability and energy use is of importance to them, according to a recent study of 2,000 travellers. The research performed by E. ...

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Strand Yangon receives sensitive heritage renovation

Strand Yangon receives sensitive heritage renovation

The Strand Yangon will receive a sympathetic heritage renovation that promises to return the historic luxury hotel to its original colonial splendour. Constructed in 1901 in a cla ...

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World Turtle Day backdrop for eco centre launch

World Turtle Day backdrop for eco centre launch

Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa, Oman has used World Turtle Day to open a new Eco Centre that will focus on environmental education and the efforts of the hotel in sea ...

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Bicycle tour group signs up for elephant welfare

Bicycle tour group signs up for elephant welfare

Thai bicycle tour group SpiceRoads has teamed up with World Animal Protection (formerly WSPA) to support elephant welfare by signing the charity's Elephant-friendly tourism pledge ...

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Nature based program tailored for the mini explorer

Nature based program tailored for the mini explorer

Developing an awareness and passion for sustainable environmental practices and goals is surely best achieved by introducing children to the delights of the natural world. Develop ...

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First China eco hotel for Alila

First China eco hotel for Alila

Travellers will now have the opportunity to experience the spectacular surroundings that provided the backdrop to the Oscar winning movie 'Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon' in sustai ...

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Rotorua’s nature-inspired activities showcased in May

Rotorua’s nature-inspired activities showcased in May

Getting active with nature-inspired leisure experiences often goes hand-in-hand with sustainable travel and hundreds of travel buyers will soon have the opportunity to sample Roto ...

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Etihad says no to big game hunting

Etihad says no to big game hunting

The tragic death of Cecil the lion who was lured out of Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe and shot by American dentist and recreational animal killer last year has  at least result ...

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