5 great apps for green travel

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| Green at Your Fingertips | There’s an app for everything these days, so why not for traveling greener? Community Xtras eco-friendly travel apps green travel apps mobile apps for eco travel mobile apps for ecological travelYou have the power in your pocket to keep track of your carbon footprint and take steps to minimize it like never before. Here are five of the best mobile phone apps—all free or almost so—to get you […].

New Year’s resolutions for green travelers

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Here are eight New Year's resolutions to enrich and broaden the horizons of any green traveler. New Year’s resolutions for green travelers is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. Tis the season for looking ahead to 2013.

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Most important (green) travel trends of 2015

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| Green Travel News | Travel & Leisure points to what’s on the horizon for the coming year with a look at 11 trends that are changing the way we move through the world. Green travelers will especially like #8: You’ll give back on vacation Many travel companies have sister foundations that will put your donations […] Most important (green) travel trends of 2015 is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

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iPhone app for Netherlands green travel

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Let your iPhone be your guide to traveling green in Holland. Included are fair trade shops, organic markets, yoga studios, aid organizations, vegetarian restaurants, eco-fashion shops, natural cosmetic shops, green hotels and more. Each venue is reviewed by local volunteers and students, then rated using three categories of sustainability—”good,” “green” and/or “great.”

Trip Advisor: green travel really taking off

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Green travel advice from UK-based Holiday Extras

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Home About What and who we are Staff Awards Press Tips Why travel green Green traveler’s to do’s Carbon Offsets Travel secrets of frequent fliers Buy Deals Photos Wine Green wine: what is it? B OOK GREEN TRAVEL HERE.

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Europe’s secret beauties: 5 breathtaking cities for green travelers

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Austria Biarritz Community Europe Ferrara France Germany Heidelberg Innsbruck Italy Spain Valencia Xtras green cities EU green cities Europe| Hidden No More | The most famous European cities are on everybody’s radar, and justifiably so. But there are others equally beautiful and picturesque, just not quite so well known. Typically these tend to be even more authentic—expressly because they aren’t tourist magnets.

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Easy Green Travel Booking

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First, you have to call various hotels and search their sites to see how green they really are. By the time you’re done researching, you might end up looking at more of a travel expense than you initially intended. Their Green Travel Hub has provided all of the information you need about airports and hotels, because they have actually visited the hotels and made the phone calls. Traveling more eco-consciously couldn’t be any simpler. Green News Green Tips

Green Travel: Three Ways To Make Hotel Stays Greener, Not Less Comfortable

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Chefs predict green menu trends for 2016

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| Green Travel News | Next year’s restaurant menus will be getting greener. Green Travel News Xtras dining trends 2016 food trends 2016 green travel trendsThat’s the welcome prediction of nearly 1,600 professional chefs surveyed by the National Restaurant Association in its annual What’s Hot culinary forecast.

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TripAdvisor survey: travelers going greener

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Green travel is gaining momentum with TripAdvisor members. Sixty-five percent said they made green choices over the past year TripAdvisor survey: travelers going greener is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. News Portland San Francisco Seattle Green Travel News green travel trends ReutersMore than 70 percent said they plan to make more eco-friendly choices over the next 12 months.

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Hot reason to visit Cusco & Machu Picchu, Peru: sustainability

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Hot reason to visit Cusco & Machu Picchu, Peru: sustainability is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. Chile Cusco Lake Llanquihue Machu Picchu Peru South America The Americas Chile green travel Chile sustainable tourism eco friendly Cusco eco friendly Lake Llanquihue eco friendly Machu Picchu Green Travel News Peru green travel Peru sustainable tourism Reuters

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U.S. hotels rank 7th in being green, survey says

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The top six green hotel destinations U.S. hotels rank 7th in being green, survey says is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. Hotels News green hotels Green Travel News green travel statistics green travel trends ReutersHoteliers around the globe were asked if they have eco-friendly practices in place, and 81 percent of U.S. hotel respondents said they do—scoring only seventh in the world.

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Envision Festival 2015: Costa Rica’s Burning Man with an eco-twist

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| Green Travel News | Envision Festival returns to the breathtaking shores of Uvita, Costa Rica, February 26 through March 1, 2015. Central America Costa Rica Green Travel News The Americas Uvita Costa Rica Burning Man Envision Festival 2015 green music festival Michael Straus Steven Brooks sustainable music festival

Take a Green Vacation: 16 Ways To Be An Eco-Volunteer

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Top 10 Wellness Travel Trends for 2013

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Healthier air travel and hotels lead the year's travel trends spotted by Wellness Tourism Worldwise, an international organization focused on well-being and travel. The forecast is based on an analysis of Top 10 Wellness Travel Trends for 2013 is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

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Lodging industry energy use down 5 percent from 2008 to 2012

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Lodging industry energy use down 5 percent from 2008 to 2012 is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. News Green Travel News green travel trends Reuters A Big Data look at 2,200 U.S. lodging establishments also shows a decrease in total electric consumption in this sector of 6 percent decrease during peak demand.

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500+ properties now listed on VeggieHotels site

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| Green Travel News | More than 500 hotels and B&Bs that serve exclusively vegetarian or vegan food are now listed on VeggieHotels. Although […] 500+ properties now listed on VeggieHotels site is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. Green Travel News best vegetarian hotels Thomas Klein vegetarian hotel guide veggie hotels

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5 smart tips for traveling green

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We love traveling, but travel is carbon intensive. So, don’t stop traveling. Australia Sydney green travel tips for 2017 top tips for green travel 2017| Back to Basics | Listen up, class. The planet is in trouble. It’s one of life’s greatest pleasures. Just don’t give in to the temptation to ignore those sustainable habits we have at home. Have fun, sure. But don’t be part of […].

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Survey says: going green sells hotel rooms

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consumers shows they applaud the greening of the hotel industry, yet need to understand better the tangible benefits for their travel lives. A research firm asked 5,000 customers of the online travel site Expedia.com in early January 2012 about their attitudes, perceptions and behaviors in response to hotel sustainability Survey says: going green sells hotel rooms is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. A new study of U.S.

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Wynn Resorts named to ‘top green U.S. companies’

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| Green Travel News | Wynn Resorts was ranked number 100 out of 500 companies on Newsweek magazine’s 2015 list of top green companies in the U.S. and considers eight environmental performance indicators, including energy productivity, water […] Wynn Resorts named to ‘top green U.S. companies’ is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. top green hotels Wynn Las Vegas and Encore

My eco-friendly vacation

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| Tips For A Green Resort Stay | We love to travel together as a big family, and we even take my little brother with us. We choose overland travel because of the environmental concerns we all share. My eco-friendly vacation is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. Tips green travel tips green travel trends

Airbnb helps its community travel greener

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| Green Travel News | Airbnb, the world’s leading community-driven hospitality company, has announced a partnership with Nest, which reinvents unloved products in the home. Airbnb is providing selected hosts in the […] Airbnb helps its community travel greener is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. Green Travel News Airbnb green alternative lodging

Leonardo DiCaprio to build world’s greenest island resort in Belize

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| Green Travel News | Leonardo DiCaprio’s next big starring role: developer of “the world’s most sustainable island resort” at Blackadore Caye, Belize. He and his business partner, […] Leonardo DiCaprio to build world’s greenest island resort in Belize is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

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Big-game trophies not welcome aboard, says Delta

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| Green Travel News | Delta, the only U.S. In a statement sent to the website TakePart.com, Delta said it has banned the transport of lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo parts on its […] Big-game trophies not welcome aboard, says Delta is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. Africa Green Travel News South Africa Xtras Airlines and big-game trophies Delta Airlines and big-game trophies

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BookDifferent.com to publish carbon emissions for 593,000 hotels

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| Green Travel News | Several travel booking websites now call out eco-friendly lodgings, but in a world-first, not only is the Netherlands-based BookDifferent revealing which hotels have a valid green certification—they are also publishing nearly 600,000 hotels’ carbon emissions. Green Travel News Xtras BookDifferent carbon emission of a hotel night carbon footprint of hotels

Consider A Green Vacation This Year: Here is How

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12 tips for sustainable travel in 2016

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| Green Travel News | It’s never too late to add this New Year’s resolution: travel sustainably. While these are great intentions, if we don’t travel […]. Green Travel News Xtras 12 tips for sustainable travel International Ecotourism SocietyFor most of us, the beginning of a new year inspires plans for a bigger adventure than the year before. A place more diverse, more thrilling (or relaxing!), more exotic.

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Where to eat in Rome now: Michelin-starred organic dining

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Where to eat in Rome now: Michelin-starred organic dining is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. Certification Europe Italy Restaurants/Cafes Rome Angelo Troiani Conosci il tuo pasto Green Travel News Il Convivio Troiani Mediterranean Institute of Certification Reuters Rome organic The venerable Il Convivio Troiani is the first Michelin-starred restaurant in Rome, Italy to be certified organic.

6 of the Most Eco-friendly Cities in Europe

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green cities green transportation green travel eco-friendly cities Energy and water conservation in major cities is increasingly encouraged, and some locations are speedier than others in improving their municipal carbon footprint. Countries and cities around the world are pushing the need to be eco-friendly, even as a marketing advantage for tourism. Here are the European cities that have made the most progress in […].

Fly carbon neutral on United for Earth Month

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| Green Travel News | In honor of Earth Month, all United Airlines passengers aboard the company’s signature Eco-Skies aircraft in April will be flying carbon neutral. Through United’s Eco-Skies CarbonChoice program, the airline is obtaining carbon offsets for all travelers (and crew!) The Eco-Skies aircraft […] Fly carbon neutral on United for Earth Month is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

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People matter: Tanzania evicts thousands of Maasai for hunting safaris

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| Green Travel News | Thousands of indigenous Maasai are being forced off their land at gunpoint, in an illegal land grab orchestrated by the Tanzanian government and a company based in the United Arab Emirates that wants to operate luxury hunting safaris. Despite reassurances by Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete as recently as November, 2014, that […] People matter: Tanzania evicts thousands of Maasai for hunting safaris is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

Hilton hotels say no more cruel cages for chickens, pigs

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| Green Travel News | Hilton Worldwide announced that it will begin to eliminate the use of cages for egg-laying chickens and gestation crates for breeding pigs in its global food sourcing. Initially, all hotels […] Hilton hotels say no more cruel cages for chickens, pigs is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. Green Travel News Xtras Hilton responsible food sourcing

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5 ways to tell if eco-attractions are greenwashing

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The World Society for the Protection of Animals'' points a finger at the Cayman Turtle Farm in its tips to for spotting phony eco claims 5 ways to tell if eco-attractions are greenwashing is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. Cayman Islands Eco-adventure News Oceania Cayman Turtle Farm Green Travel News greenwashing Reuters World Society for the Protection of Animals

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Marriott sustainability report: youth job training, eco measures

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Marriott International’s newest Sustainability Report details investments in its environmental portfolio over the past three years, plus significant contributions to disadvantaged youth around the world to help them gain skills Marriott sustainability report: youth job training, eco measures is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. Hotels News Green Travel News green travel trends Marriott Reuters Ritz-Carlton

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Econo Lodge makes it easy to be green

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In another sign green travel has gone mainstream, budget-priced Econo Lodge hotels are celebrating the first anniversary of their Room to be Green program. Econo Lodge makes it easy to be green is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. Hotels News Choice Hotels Econo Lodge Green Travel News Reuters

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Whole Foods bites into sustainable food tourism

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Whole Foods bites into sustainable food tourism is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. News Tours Tuscany Green Travel News Kathy Dragon Reuters Whole Foods Market Whole Journeys America''s leading natural foods grocery, Whole Foods Market, debuts Whole Journeys—tours that offer foodies "exclusive interaction" with farmers, chefs, wineries, cheesemakers, as well as excursions to indigenous food festivals.

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Cruise industry claims eco-progress

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Cruise industry claims eco-progress is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. Cruise News Cruise Lines Cruise Lines International Association Green Travel News International Maritime Organization Reuters The cruise line industry is making significant investment to become more protective of the ocean environment.

Manhattan’s biggest hotel gets even greener

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A new living green roof and a super-energy-efficient heat and power system are the latest eco-upgrades at Hilton New York, the city's largest hotel. Manhattan’s biggest hotel gets even greener is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. Hotels New York New York City News North America United States Green Travel News Hilton New York Manhattan Reuters

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Premium Economy: ahhhh air travel for less money

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| It’s Worth It | Notes from the Green Travel Guru’s flight log… I am planning the perfect getaway when I get that familiar sinking feeling: To make this trip I face more than 12 hours of flying time, shoehorned into cattle-car class, otherwise known as coach. Premium Economy: ahhhh air travel for less money is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. Airlines All Green Travel Guru Premium Economy Reuters

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TripAdvisor’s Jenny Rushmore: GreenLeaders to be worldwide

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| Green Travel News | Eight of ten U.S. travelers are interested in green travel, but only two out of those ten made deliberate eco-friendly travel choices in the past year. Why didn’t the other “interested” travelers go green? Canada Europe France Germany Ireland Italy Spain Green Travel News Jenny Rushmore TripAdvisor TripAdvisor GreenLeaders

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Hilton ‘LightStay’: on track to cut energy, CO2, water, waste

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Hilton's nearly 4 thousand properties worldwide are well on their way to achieving ambitious green goals. The hospitality giant says the 2011 results of LightStay, the company’s proprietary sustainability measurement system, include reaching a five-year goal for waste reduction two years ahead of schedule Hilton ‘LightStay’: on track to cut energy, CO2, water, waste is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

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Canadian business travelers going more green

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Canadians who say green initiatives at hotels are important to them are on the rise, says the 2012 Canadian Travel Intentions Survey. Forty-two percent of business travelers surveyed indicate that eco-practices like recycling and energy efficiency matter to them when choosing where to stay, up 5 percent from last year. Canadian business travelers going more green is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

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