Articles tagged “ecotourism”

Tourism

Ecotourism’s Collapse Puts Conservation Programs in Grave Danger

Ecotourism's collapse due to the coronavirus isn't just bad for the humans who rely on it for revenue, but also the wildlife that it protects.

Ecotourism’s Collapse Puts Conservation Programs in Grave Danger

Hotels

Europe Is Shaping the Luxury Eco-Resort Movement

You may start seeing the term "eco-resort" pop up more and more. But in investigating the trend, we discovered a variety of definitions, which makes the actual meaning of the term nebulous. It’s best to look to Europe for clarification.

Europe Is Shaping the Luxury Eco-Resort Movement

Tourism

Latvia Makes a Push Toward Ecotourism

Latvia — one of Europe's greenest countries — is trying to position itself as an ecotourism destination instead of just a quick stop on a tour of the Baltic states.

Latvia Makes a Push Toward Ecotourism

Hotels

What Luxury Hospitality Can Learn From These First-Time Hoteliers

Ambitious first-time hoteliers are forging some of the most intriguing hospitality experiences. The power of the beginner's imagination combined with knowledge and passion from other industries is adding up to exactly what the most jaded travelers want.

What Luxury Hospitality Can Learn From These First-Time Hoteliers

Hotels

Honduran Butterfly Farmer Puts Conservation Before Luxury at Ecolodge

Many travelers don't realize that Honduras' ecotourism industry has a luxury side to it, but that doesn't mean conservation is an afterthought.

Honduran Butterfly Farmer Puts Conservation Before Luxury at Ecolodge

Tourism

BP Gulf Oil Spill Damage Valued at $17.2 Billion as Tourism Still Struggles

The BP oil spill scared tourists away from the Gulf Coast for years and effects still linger. These states, especially Mississippi and Alabama, can't afford to have their cruise terminals, beaches, wildlife, and seafood poisoned.

BP Gulf Oil Spill Damage Valued at $17.2 Billion as Tourism Still Struggles

Tourism

Costa Rica Balances Happiness of Its Residents With That of Planet Earth

But is the country being transparent enough in its marketing messages to really convey what "ecotourism" really is, or just how sustainable Costa Rica really is for travelers, locals, and indigenous flora and fauna alike?

Costa Rica Balances Happiness of Its Residents With That of Planet Earth

Tourism

Caribbean Islands at Risk of Losing One of Their Most Popular Attractions

It will take investment to save the coral reef, but one that islands should undertake for the long-term sustainability of their tourism economy.

Caribbean Islands at Risk of Losing One of Their Most Popular Attractions

Tourism

Ivory Coast Eco-Tourism Projects Hoped to Help Protect Local Chimpanzees

Tourism is a powerful economic tool that can be used to boost an area's economy, further conservationist movements and protect cultures. This is a great example of the industry's power when it comes to animal and environmental causes.

Ivory Coast Eco-Tourism Projects Hoped to Help Protect Local Chimpanzees

Tourism

World’s Largest Artificial Reef Project to Boost Florida Tourism

These reefs, built on the foundation of BP's transgressions in the Gulf, should draw lots of visitors to Florida. The only living things that will enjoy these reefs more than the tourists will be the fish.

World’s Largest Artificial Reef Project to Boost Florida Tourism