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CapeNature earns first ever ECO certification in Southern Africa


From left to right: CapeNature Tourism Manager Ramese Mathews, CapeNature Executive Director: Marketing & Eco-tourism Sheraaz Ismail, CapeNature Chief Executive Officer Dr Razeena Omar, Comet Corporation Managing Director Bruce See (representing Eco-tourism Africa).

 

2015’s Top Travel Destinations: 5 Ecotourism Experts Weigh In

 

2015’s Top Travel Destinations: 5 Ecotourism Experts Weigh In

 

by Bret Love and Mary Gabbett.

 

This original blog first appeared in Green Global Travel.

 

BikeHike Adventures: Reasons Why Patagonia is A Must See


Photo by BikeHike Adventures

Patagonia: A Must for Active Explorers

Breaking away from the common aspiration to travel in a warm and tropical destination can be difficult – but Patagonia makes it EASY. Mixing immense natural beauty, rich wildlife and satisfying activities makes Patagonia a must for active travellers.

Kabani Bamboo Village: Ethical Homestays, Empowered Communities

By Amy McLoughlin

 

In the beautiful region of Wayanad in Kerala, India, where dense jungle carpets rolling mountains in the Western Ghats, lies a magical hidden gem. The quiet village of Thrikkaipetta in the heart of this breathtaking region is a beacon for community spirit and an inspiration for ethical tourism.

 

Fernando de Noronha: Popular Island Vacation Spot in Brazil Joins a Growing List of Accessible Tourism Destinations

By Adriana Braun

 

*This article was originally written by Adriana in Portuguese, and has been edited and translated by Julio Bin, O VIAJENTE ESPECIAL project partner.

 

Accessible Ecotourism: Brazil Eco-Adventures for Everyone

By Adriana Braun and Julio Bin

 

Ecotourism for people in wheelchairs? You may wonder what that looks like, how it’s done. You’d be pleasantly surprised to learn that in many destinations there are efforts in place to improve tourism infrastructure to better serve people with disabilities. Brazil is one such example.

Tribewanted’s Second Eco-Village Project in Sierra Leone Aims to Support Sustainable Community Development

Tribewanted Sierra Leone

"Tribewanted Sierra Leone is your chance to play a part in kick-starting the right kind of tourism in a country that needs it. It will be an amazing adventure, so don’t miss this opportunity to be one of the pioneering visitors." – Ben Keene, Founder, Tribewanted

 

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