North America

North America

Alaska Wildland Adventures CEO Kirk Hoessle Appointed to US National Tourism Advisory Board

As part of a push to boost the tourism economy in the United States, President Obama has appointed the national visitor industry advisory board, at the recommendation of Senator Mark Begich.


Retiring Responsibly in Mexico

U.S. retirees helped measure sea turtles during a visit to Magdalena Bay, Baja California Sur, Mexico, with RED Sustainable Tourism. (Photo Credit: Anne McEnany)


The Churchill Northern Studies Centre Goes Green in a White World

 South facing windows over the entrance flood the central atrium with natural light. (Photo Credit: CNSC)


By Mary Kuhner


Maple Leaf Adventures Unveils 2012 Trips of a Lifetime

Adventure Yachting Expeditions Along the West Coast of BC and Alaska Offer Authentic Sailing Experiences for the Nature Buff and Eco-Conscious Traveller


The Boat Company COO Hunter McIntosh Recognized as a "Top Mind" in Travel

Hunter H. McIntosh Selected as One of the Top 25 Most Extraordinary Minds in Sales and Marketing by the Hospitality Sales Marketing Association International (HSMAI)


14 Tour Companies Earn Hawai‘i's First-Ever Green Certification

HONOLULU – With the goal of encouraging more "green" tourism statewide, the Hawai‘i Ecotourism Association (HEA) today announced that 14 companies (list below) have earned the distinction of being Hawai‘i’s first-ever Certified Ecotour Operators.


New Course on Global Sustainable Ecotourism Development

Professional Summer Program on Global Sustainable Ecotourism Development To Be Offered at University of Vermont


ecoDestinations Western US: Go Native America

Sarah Chapman, Go Native America

Could you describe the experience of developing the relationships which serve as the foundation for your tours?


ecoDestinations Western US: Forever Resorts, Scottsdale, Arizona

Darla Cook, Vice President of Public Relations, Forever Resorts

Tell us about Forever Resorts' environmental education and community outreach efforts.


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