News: Environment

New company launched to develop mountain tourism in Saudi Arabia’s Asir region

The Soudah Development Company has been launched to develop Al-Soudah, and parts of Rijal Al-Ma`a Governorate in the Asir region of Saudi Arabia, to be a world-class mountain tourist…

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Feb 25, 2021 Environment / Recreation / Tourism /

 
 

Dubai stages first-ever solar-powered FIA motor rally

Staged from 18th to 20th February, the Dubai International Baja event has set the record as the first FIA (Federation Internationale de l'Automobile) World Cup motor rally to be run on…

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Feb 23, 2021 Environment / Sport / Technology /

 
 

Anantara’s resorts in northern Thailand listed as Travel+Leisure’s Top Hotels of the World

Luxury hotel group Anantara’s two northern Thailand resorts, Anantara Chiang Mai Resort and Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp and Resort have been included in Travel+Leisure USA…

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Feb 19, 2021 Environment / Hospitality / Marketing / Tourism /

 
 

Singapore sets sustainable targets for next 10 years

The Government of Singapore has this week released details of a national agenda on sustainable development with the unveiling of the Singapore Green Plan 2030. Introduced as a…

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Feb 13, 2021 ByKaren Sweaney Environment / Government / Parks / Recreation /

 
 

Global warming and sea level rise place tourist destinations at risk

With sea-level rise likely to affect hundreds of millions of people throughout this century, a number of tourist destinations are at serious risk of completely vanishing by 2100. Around…

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Feb 8, 2021 ByKaren Sweaney Environment / Tourism /

 
 

Centrepiece pavilion opened at Dubai Expo 2020 site

Terra - The Sustainability Pavilion, one of Dubai Expo 2020’s signature experiences, has been opened to the public, giving visitors a glimpse of what the full event will look like…

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Feb 1, 2021 Attractions / Design / Environment / Events / Venues /

 
 

Conservation Societies call for improved protection for endangered sharks and rays

A global study published today in Nature reports that overfishing has driven the global abundance of oceanic sharks and rays to decline by nearly three-quarters (71%) in the past 50 years.…

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Jan 28, 2021 Education / Environment / Recreation / Safety /

 
 

Australian attractions share their penguin encounters on Penguin Awareness Day

On Penguin Awareness Day, 20th January, a number of Australian wildlife attractions consider the plight of the world's penguins, as well as focus on the conservation of their…

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Jan 20, 2021 ByKaren Sweaney Attractions / Education / Environment /

 
 

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