Category Archives: Ecotourism

Terminology explained ~ Ecotourism, as experts see it

By Dian Hasan | July 23, 2010 In the quest to understand certain terminology, specifically those related to ecotourism, that must be sustainable and provide a direct impact to the immediate communities and the environment, it’s best to peer into … Continue reading

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Terminology explained ~ Ecotourism, as experts see it

By Dian Hasan | July 23, 2010 In the quest to understand certain terminology, specifically those related to ecotourism, that must be sustainable and provide a direct impact to the immediate communities and the environment, it’s best to peer into … Continue reading

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Doing good through ecotourism in Indonesia’s Wild East

By Dian Hasan | July 14, 2010 In my interest in observing the travel industry, it’s always a breath of fresh air to see how travel-players (yes, including the travelers themselves) do their part in bringing about change to their … Continue reading

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Whimsical Bamboo ~ Soneva Kiri Resort Children’s Activity & Learning Center

By Dian Hasan | July 8, 2010 Located in the Soneva Kiri Resort on the Thai island of Koh Kood, this Children’s Activity and Learning Center provides visiting children a wide range of entertaining activities, giving them both creative and … Continue reading

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Gap Adventures founder to speak at eco conference

By Dian Hasan | July 8, 2010 Bruce Poon Tip, founder of Gap Adventures, the world’s largest adventure travel company, has been signed up as a key note speaker at the inaugural World Green Tourism Conference 2010 taking place in … Continue reading

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Sonu Shivdasani ~ a man and his eco hospitality dream

By Dian Hasan | July 8, 2010 Sonu Shivdasani, the founder and CEO of Six Senses Resorts & Spas, tells Claire Ferris-Lay how he managed to create some of the world’s most luxurious hotels and still stay green. Sonu Shivdasani … Continue reading

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Are You Game for a 525 km Biking Adventure Challenge? Sulawesi beckons!

By Dian Hasan | January 15, 2010 Calling out all Biking Adventure lovers: Destination Sulawesi, a 525 km adventure route in and around Tana Toraja (Feb 1 – 13, 2010) Indonesia is renowned as the last eden on earth, home … Continue reading

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Responsible travel in Asia: Luxury in Ecotourism

In the race to ride the wave of luxury tourism, do builders think return of investment or return to nature? Plans are drawn for a magical resort in the Maldives, and investors want it up quick to hear the dollars … Continue reading

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Green Travel Tips for a Clean Earth

Who doesn’t love to travel? If you’re constantly itching to fly to remote places and explore, or even if you’re venturing nearby for a weekend trip, than you’d benefit from the knowledge of how to help reduce the impact on … Continue reading

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Adventure Tourism Development Index ~ The Country Rankings

In the area of Adventure Travel, it’s interesting to note that there are international organizations that closely follow the development of this niche sector of the Travel Industry. Adventure Tourism Development Index (ADTI) conducts annual Country Rankings using the 10 … Continue reading

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