News: Environment

Thailand’s Maya Bay reopens to visitors after four-year closure

A high profile victim of overtourism prior to its closure in 2018, Thailand’s Maya Bay is reopening to a restricted number of visitors. Made famous as the location for the movie The…

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May 17, 2022 Environment / Tourism /


Live Nation project aims to make Middle East concert tours more environment-friendly

In an effort to enhance sustainability standards in the Middle East, Live Nation has joined with Emirates Nature-WWF to announce a new initiative best practice initiative to enhance the…

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May 13, 2022 Entertainment / Environment / Events / Venues /


Vietnam resort’s resident zoologist wins Tourism Hero Award

Vietnam’s award-winning five-star InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort, nestled in 39 hectares of nature on the Son Tra Peninsula, has announced that its resident Zoologist,…

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May 11, 2022 Education / Environment / Hospitality / Tourism /


Merlin Entertainments announces acquisition of Seoul’s COEX Aquarium

Merlin Entertainments has completed the acquisition of one of the largest aquariums in Korea, The COEX Aquarium in the Gangnam district of the capital of Seoul. Home to more than 180…

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May 4, 2022 Attractions / Environment / Tourism / Zoos /


Polin announces opening of Sea Shell Aquarium in Vietnam

Polin Aquariums has announced that Sea Shell Aquarium has opened in Vinwonders Phu Quoc, the largest theme park in Vietnam with Polin describing the attraction as the most…

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May 1, 2022 Attractions / Education / Environment / Zoos /


SeaWorld Abu Dhabi on target for 2023 opening

Set to be the world's largest aquarium housing more than 68,000 marine animals SeaWorld Abu Dhabi is on target to open next year, with construction work planned for completion in late…

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Apr 28, 2022 Attractions / Environment / Tourism / Zoos /


ATTA looks at challenges and Opportunities in Community-Based and Indigenous Tourism in Australia and New Zealand

Set to stage a webinar on Indigenous and Community-based Tourism next week, the USA-based Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA) has shared recent learnings on its experiences in…

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Apr 22, 2022 Culture / Education / Environment / Tourism /


Contiki spotlights its sustainability journey to achieve carbon neutrality

Ahead of Earth Day tomorrow (22nd April) and as a leader in youth tourism since 1962, Contiki is spotlighting its five-point Climate Action Plan aimed at achieving carbon neutrality,…

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Apr 21, 2022 Environment / Tourism /



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