Brazil

Brazil

Little Fishing Villages, Big Vision of Ecotourism in Brazil

 

 

Little Fishing Villages, Big Vision of Ecotourism in Brazil

by Felipe Zalamea

 

Growing Cacao + Feeling Good About it

 

by Shannon Sims

 

"Looking for guilt-free chocolate? Well, maybe there’s no such thing, but if you source it to Brazil’s Bahia state, chances are good that you at least won’t be contributing to the destruction of tropical forestland.

Where Macaws Fly - The Story of the Buraco das Araras in Bonito, Brazil

The Buraco das Araras (Sinkhole of the Macaws) was once a cave. The roof collapsed and a big hole of 124 metres deep and 160 in diameter was formed. The cliffs proved ideal nesting grounds for Red-and-Green Macaws (Ara chloropterus) and other birds.

 

Braztoa Sustainability Awards 2013 reveal a great diversity of sustainable tourism initiatives in Brazil

Roteiros de Charme, an association of independent boutique hotels which adhere to an environmental code since 1992, was the overall winner of the II Braztoa Sustainability Award on Novermber 12th 2013. But an international jury of 14 tourism specialists was impressed by the the great diversity of the 48 initiatives presented in 5 different categories : Hotels, Institutional Partners, Trade Partners (non-Braztoa members), Travel Agencies and Braztoa Members.

Braztoa Sustainability Awards 2013 reveal a great diversity of sustainable tourism initiatives in Brazil

Roteiros de Charme, an association of independent boutique hotels which adhere to an environmental code since 1992, was the overall winner of the II Braztoa Sustainability Award on Novermber 12th 2013. But an international jury of 14 tourism specialists was impressed by the the great diversity of the 48 initiatives presented in 5 different categories : Hotels, Institutional Partners, Trade Partners (non-Braztoa members), Travel Agencies and Braztoa Members.

A Different Approach: The Good Living Tourist Model


The mystical Lake Titicaca, from the Sun Island - Bolivia and Peru (Photo by Sumak Travel)

 

By Felipe Zalamea

 

Brazil's Ecotourism Capital, Bonito, MS, to Host Annual Ecotourism and Sustainable Tourism Conference in April 2014

Tourism Industry Stakeholders Invited to the 2014 "World Cup of Ecotourism" Hosted by The International Ecotourism Society and Brazil

TOURING RIO+20: Part 3

By Ariane Janér

 

The show is over. The delegates have gone home, the venues have been dismantled and now all sides are now picking over what has been achieved.

 

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