Eco Tourism

Hostels are coming up in the world. No longer do you need to dodge the bed bugs and dread ant infested shower rooms because hostels are finally getting fancy, and in some parts of the world they’re going eco. Barcelona’s Urbany Hostel, set to open in June 08, is one […]

Barcelona’s First Eco-friendly Hostel To Open in June 2008

Wonosobo, a regency in the hills of Central Java, is striving to revive its eco-tourism industry by focusing on a regreening program. To achieve this, the regency administration launched the “Wonosobo Planting” campaign back in 2006. At least 810,000 people, primarily farmers and students living in 264 villages in 14 […]

Reviving Eco-Tourism: Wonosobo, Central Java

The World Travel and Tourism Council has named the finalists for its 2007 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards. These awards recognize projects around the world that are succeeding in promoting tourism while protecting the cultural and natural assets of their destination. Finalists for the Destinaton Award are Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, […]

“Tourism for Tomorrow” Sites Protect Nature, Welcome Visitors