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Indonesia’s Eco Lodges ties links with Sustainable Travel International

By Dian Hasan | July 20, 2010 After finalizing a comprehensive, first-of-its-kind agreement, Sustainable Travel International (STI), a non-profit global leader in sustainable development and responsible tourism, announced today their collaboration with Eco Lodges Indonesia (ELI), a pioneering, ecotourism provider … 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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Favela Art Installation, Rio de Janeiro [2]

Favella Painting is the brainchild of Dutch artist due Hass&Hahn, who, in 2006, developed the idea of creating ‘community-driven art interventions in Brazil’. Inspiration: Ideas Inspiring Innovation

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Favela Art Installation, Rio de Janeiro [1]

It is often said that Art inspires us to do good things, it provides us with the humanity that makes us the most unique and able of all species (read: creative) to walk this earth. Art is of course also … Continue reading

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Slum Tours: Real Tourism or Real Exploitation?

By Dian Hasan | October 5, 2009 The Oscar-winning movie Slumdog Millionaire has made the world’s poor urban districts a popular tourist destination. Is it supportive or exploitive? National Geographic Traveler takes a look. There was a time when most … Continue reading

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Luxury With Heart: Rwanda’s Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge

Today, searching the world far and wide for hotel and travel companies with a green heart, that practice Responsible Tourism, is not a tall order. Organizations that operate on the premise of extending as much hospitality to the guests as … Continue reading

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Imparting eco-values in young minds ~ Seychelles

By Dian Hasan | September 20, 2009 Departing from the adage “teach them young and they shall remember”, one Singapore-based organization – Eco Field Trips (EFT) – brings school kids closer top nature for a most rewarding “out-of-classroom” learning experience. … Continue reading

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Imparting eco-values in young minds ~ Phuket, Thailand

By Dian Hasan | September 20, 2009 Departing from the adage “teach them young and they shall remember”, one Singapore-based organization – Eco Field Trips (EFT) – brings school kids closer top nature for a most rewarding “out-of-classroom” learning experience. … Continue reading

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Imparting eco-values in young minds ~ Kaikoura, South Island, New Zealand

By Dian Hasan | September 20, 2009 Departing from the adage “teach them young and they shall remember”, one Singapore-based organization – Eco Field Trips (EFT) – brings school kids closer top nature for a most rewarding “out-of-classroom” learning experience. … Continue reading

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Imparting eco-values in young minds ~ Cape Town, South Africa

By Dian Hasan | September 20, 2009 Departing from the adage “teach them young and they shall remember”, one Singapore-based organization – Eco Field Trips (EFT) – brings school kids closer top nature for a most rewarding “out-of-classroom” learning experience. … Continue reading

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