Member Press Releases

Member Press Releases

Get Hired for Your Love of London, No Experience Required

Urban Adventures, the global day-tour operator that offers experiential day tours with a local twist, is offering the chance to run its London tour business and keep all the profits. There's no experience necessary more than the ability to show off London. Applications close February 29, 2012.


Inkaterra is the first Peruvian hotel chain awarded with a Green Choice Sustainable Tourism Certification

Peterson Control Union Green Choice Sustainable Tourism Standard is the first Green certification approved by the Dutch Accreditation Council (RVA)


Winners Announced: 2012's Top 10 Ethical Destinations in the Developing World

Report names highest performers in human rights, environmental protection


Berkeley, USA, January 5, 2012 - From a shortlist of 30 finalists, an annual report released today highlights 10 tourism destinations for their accomplishments in the areas of environmental protection, social welfare, and human rights.

Small Planet Consulting's 2011 Events Schedule Promotes Sustainable Adventure Tourism

Vancouver, Canada, December 17, 2011 – As part of Small Planet's commitment to educate the tourism industry about and promote sustainable adventure tourism, President Judy Karwacki is participating and speaking at several events in 2011.


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)


TIME Unlimited Tours from Auckland selected as Finalist in Worldwide Eco-Tourism Award

Auckland tour operator TIME Unlimited Tours has been chosen as the only Finalist from Australasia in the worldwide Eco-Tourism Award EcoTrophea 2011.


Maurice Strong to Receive Prestigious Accolade at World Green Tourism Conference in Abu Dhabi



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.


Planeterra: Putting People and Places at Center of Its New Strategic Agenda

Planeterra Continues to Define Its Role as a Nonprofit Organization By Putting People and Places at Center of Its New Strategic Agenda


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