News: Environment

Phi Phi Island Village Beach Resort announces its official certification as carbon-neutral

Thailand’s Phi Phi Island Village Beach Resort - a chic and sustainable retreat -has announced that it has been officially certified as a carbon-neutral hotel, further demonstrating…

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Sep 16, 2020 Environment / Hospitality / Tourism / Wellness /

 
 

World Leisure invites submissions for Awards program

The World Leisure Organisation has announced deadlines for its prestigious global awards programs. Recognised as a consultative organisation with the Economic and Social Council of the…

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Sep 12, 2020 Education / Environment / Recreation /

 
 

Conservationists alert UNESCO of Australian Government’s move to weaken legal protection for heritage sites

Australian conservation groups have written to the Director-General of UNESCO, warning the international body of “alarming moves by the Australian Government to weaken legal…

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Sep 7, 2020 Environment / Government / Legal / Parks /

 
 

Qatar’s Al Bayt Stadium achieves outstanding sustainability rating

Qatar’s Al Bayt Stadium has become the second FIFA World Cup 2022 tournament venue to achieve a five-star sustainability rating. The 60,000-capacity stadium in the northern city of…

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Aug 31, 2020 Design / Environment / Sport / Venues /

 
 

Bali’s new reality as holiday island to remain closed to international visitors until at least the end of the year

The Indonesian island of Bali’s announcement that it has postponed plans to reopen to international visitors by September, and instead remain closed until at least the end of the…

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Aug 29, 2020 Environment / Tourism /

 
 

Buffalo power at Laguna Golf Lang Co helps feed local Vietnamese communities during COVID-19

Laguna Golf Lang Co’s family of water buffalo have helped the club reap a record rice harvest which will go towards feeding members of the local community in Central Vietnam. The…

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Aug 27, 2020 Environment / Golf / Wellness /

 
 

Phi Phi Island village beach resort offers Thai residents ‘two-for-one’ eco-friendly escapes

Phi Phi Island Village Beach Resort is inviting Thai residents to leave the stress of the city behind and get back to nature with an eco-friendly, activity-packed island adventure –…

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Aug 17, 2020 Environment / Hospitality / Tourism / Wellness /

 
 

Ecotourism Australia’s annual conference offers inaugural online streaming

Ecotourism Australia’s annual Global Eco Asia Pacific Tourism Conference will - for the first time in its 28-year history - be held as both a live conference in Margaret…

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Aug 12, 2020 Environment / Events / Tourism /

 
 

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