News: Environment

2020 International Mountain Tourism Alliance focuses on recovery of tourism post COVID-19

The 2020 International Mountain Tourism Alliance (IMTA) Annual Conference held on 18th November in Guiyang saw more than 300 people from international organisations, IMTA members, tourism…

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Nov 22, 2020 Environment / Marketing / Safety / Tourism /


Sport Singapore partnership aims to divert sport shoes away from landfill into building infrastructure

Sport Singapore and materials science company Dow have announced a pioneering partnership to divert 300,000 pairs of sport shoes away from landfill into building new sports infrastructure.…

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Nov 18, 2020 Environment / Retail / Sport /


Global Wellness Institute reports mental wellness to be a $121 billion market

The Global Wellness Institute (GWI) has released its major research report for 2020 – ‘Defining the Mental Wellness Economy’-  the first study to define mental…

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Nov 11, 2020 Education / Environment / Parks / Wellness /


Koh Lanta transforms into one of Thailand’s most sustainable tourism destinations

A raft of innovative initiatives, buoyed by local entrepreneurs and community-based organisations, is transforming Thailand’s Koh Lanta into an exceptional environmentally-friendly…

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Nov 3, 2020 Environment / Parks / Recreation / Tourism /


World’s first dedicated coral conservation facility and attraction to be located in Port Douglas

The world’s first dedicated coral conservation facility will be located at the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef in Port Douglas, North Queensland. The Living Coral Biobank aims to…

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Oct 29, 2020 Attractions / Education / Environment / Tourism / Venues /


World’s first Bear Grylls Explorers Camp opens in United Arab Emirates

RAK Leisure has announced that the world’s first Bear Grylls Explorers Camp has opened in the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah. The Bear Grylls Explorers Camp (BGEC) is set in an expansive…

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Oct 26, 2020 Attractions / Environment / Recreation / Safety / Tourism /


ECO Destinations live stream 2020 Global Eco Conference while tailoring region-specific onsite programs

In holding a mini-conference style event, Bundaberg in Queensland and Coffs Harbour in New South Wales are the first host locations to sign up for live streaming of the 2020 Global Eco…

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Oct 22, 2020 Education / Environment / Events / Technology / Venues /


Phuket Hotels Association launches initiative to inspire island-wide clean-up 

The Phuket Hotels Association, a non-profit organisation that promotes and protects Thailand’s most visited island destination, has launched ‘Phuket Green Day’ - a…

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Oct 20, 2020 Education / Environment / Marketing / Tourism /



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