News: Environment

Report shows challenges facing nature-based tourism

With COVID-19 having led to an abrupt halt in nature-based tourism activities around the world, marked by travel restrictions, lockdowns and closures of protected areas, a recently…

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Sep 20, 2021 Environment / Recreation / Tourism /

 
 

Middle East’s largest cylindrical aquarium opens in Bahrain

The Mall of Dilmunia, a family-centric mall concept in the Arabian Gulf kingdom of Bahrain has this officially opened the Bahrain Aquarium showcasing over 2,700 fish in the Middle…

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Sep 17, 2021 Attractions / Environment / Retail / Tourism / Zoos /

 
 

ecoSPIRITS extend their sustainable offering with Hyatt Regency Phnom Penh partnership

Hyatt Regency Phnom Penh has become the first hotel in Cambodia to partner with ecoSPIRITS – a company offering a closed-loop distribution system using low-waste, low-carbon spirits…

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Sep 14, 2021 ByKaren Sweaney Environment / Hospitality / Venues /

 
 

Australian Government declares its support for legally binding global plastics treaty

The Australian Government has called for an international global agreement on marine plastic pollution with its declaration of support for a legally binding global plastics treaty welcomed…

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Sep 14, 2021 ByKaren Sweaney Environment / Government / Legal /

 
 

EarthCheck extends global sustainability partnership

Global scientific benchmarking, certification and advisory group for tourism, EarthCheck, has extended its global network of partners by welcoming, Belmond, the LVMH owned luxury…

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Sep 14, 2021 Environment / Tourism /

 
 

Centara Resort becomes first Asian hospitality group to formally incorporate GSTC-recognised standards

Leading Thailand hotel operator, Centara Hotels and Resorts, has announced its recent achievement of the ‘GSTC-Recognised Standard’ status from the Global Sustainable Tourism…

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Sep 10, 2021 Environment / Hospitality / Tourism /

 
 

Ariake Gymnastics Centre and Mon Repos Turtle Centre recognised for sustainable timber construction

The World Architecture Festival (WAF) has revealed The Ariake Gymnastics Centre and Mon Repos Turtle Centre are among the eight projects shortlisted for 2021 Best Use of Certified Timber -…

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Sep 9, 2021 ByKaren Sweaney Design / Environment / Venues /

 
 

Submissions invited for Dunedin’s 2022 hosting of the World Leisure Congress

Set to be held in the New Zealand city of Dunedin from 12th to 16th December next year, the 17th World Leisure Congress 2022 is inviting special session and abstract presentation…

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Sep 3, 2021 Education / Environment / Recreation / Sport /

 
 

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