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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.

JustAhead app supercharges national park vacations

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| Green Travel News | A new GPS-powered travel app turns smartphones into hands-free audio tours of Yosemite, Bryce Canyon, Death Valley and several more U.S.

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We partner with Flypside, a revolutionary new mobile app for people in motion

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| Green On the Go | For nearly a decade, we have been delivering authoritative, on-the-scene tips and information about the world’s best eco-friendly eating, sleeping, seeing and doing. We’ve become the award-winning green travel website and e-guide publisher you trust.

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Las Vegas green: B&B Ristorante

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Fortunately, though, it is possible […] Las Vegas green: B&B Ristorante is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

Imlay City, Michigan: Mulefoot Gastropub redefines the food culture

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| A Green Field of Dreams | It’s on a beach walk along wind-swept Lake Huron in the Thumb—do as all Michiganders do and think of the state as mitten-shaped and you get the picture—that we meet Paul Weideman.

World’s 10 best ethical travel destinations for 2015

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| Green Travel News | Each year, Ethical Traveler reviews the policies and practices of the world’s developing nations, then selects the ten that are doing the best job of preserving their environment, promoting human rights and creating a sustainable, community-based tourism industry.

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United wins green award

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” “This is a great honor for United and reflects the growing importance of sustainability to our corporate customers,” says Angela Foster-Rice, United’s […] United wins green award is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

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Santa Barbara grows up (and gets green)

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While […] Santa Barbara grows up (and gets green) is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. | A New Eco-Hotel in a Revitalized Arts District | I grew up an hour south of Santa Barbara, and have lived there twice over the last two decades.

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 travel

Manila, the Philippines: green takes root

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Yet Manila, the sprawling metropolis that is her capital, poses somewhat more of a challenge for a green-conscious traveler. Once known […] Manila, the Philippines: green takes root is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

Just Back: Yosemite, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks

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It turned out to […] Just Back: Yosemite, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. | The Beauty Amid Us | It has oft been observed that we ignore or overlook the beauty in our own backyards.

Coatepec and Xico, Mexico: Veracruz green high

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Whereas down on the brown sands of its Gulf of Mexico beaches it had been hot and humid and there was […] Coatepec and Xico, Mexico: Veracruz green high is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

Aqua Bamboo: a green sanctuary in the heart of Waikiki

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As you enter this boutique, award-winning green “condotel” (meaning each unit is privately owned), you leave behind the chaos and enter a peaceful sanctuary […] Aqua Bamboo: a green sanctuary in the heart of Waikiki is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

Hilton teams with World Wildlife Fund

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| Green Travel News | Hilton Worldwide, in an effort to reduce its impact on the environment, has forged an alliance with World Wildlife Fund (WWF). Asia Green Travel News Singapore Xtras ban on shark fin soup Hilton LightStay Singapore green hotel World Wildlife Fund and Hilton

Dubai: finding green in the desert, part 1

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Dubai: finding green in the desert, part 1 is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. | The City-State Story | I’m in Dubai, or at least that’s what my brain on red-eye time says. Even sleep starved, I can see that this airport where I now find myself—in the United Arab Emirates’ city-state version of Las Vegas—is swank beyond belief. Flashes of men in elegant white kandura robes, guthra headscarves [.]

Bali: green inspiration at Desa Atas Awan eco-boutique resort

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Bali: green inspiration at Desa Atas Awan eco-boutique resort is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. | Down Duvets in Bali? | | When afternoon rain clouds part, the limitless panorama stretches well beyond Bali’s southern shores. Ahhhh, this is more like it.

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.

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.

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3 tips for eco-friendly adventure vacations

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| Greening Your Adventure | “In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks,” said John Muir, the Scottish-American naturalist and tireless advocate of preservation of wilderness in the United States.

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. Green Travel News Airbnb green alternative lodging

London: historic green a stone’s throw from the queen

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| Storied Past, Green Present | Thank goodness we’ve fueled ourselves with a proper English breakfast before going toe to toe with the most effervescent hotelier—and evangelist of green—in all of London town. All England Europe London United Kingdom best green hotel central London London best sustainable restaurants London eco-friendly luxury hotel London luxury green hotel London organic dining London organic restaurants

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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.

London Olympic Games 2012: where to go green

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| Greening the Games |. Of the nearly one million visitors anticipated in London for the summer 2012 Olympics, how many will insist on going green? And what does the epicenter of Englishness have waiting to greet the green traveler? The map: essential green companion.

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TripAdvisor’s Green Leaders now in Australia, New Zealand, Latin America, Caribbean

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| Green Travel News | Two years after the initial launch of TripAdvisor’s GreenLeaders program, it’s now gone under into Australia and New Zealand, reports Green Lodging News. Argentina Auckland Australia Belize Brazil Canada Caribbean Central America Chile Costa Rica Ecuador Green Travel News Guatemala Mexico New Zealand North America Peru South America The Americas Uruguay Venezuela TripAdvisor GreenLeaders world's largest green hotel program

Goa, India: shanti green escape at Alila Diwa

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Fortunately, just a couple hours’ drive away in south Goa my friend and I find a […] Goa, India: shanti green escape at Alila Diwa is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

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A green hotel on Greece’s wild side: Mikro Papigo 1700

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| Green Certified in the Zagori | Pindus Mountains, northwest Greece. Its narrow, cobblestoned lanes were designed for donkey transport. […] A green hotel on Greece’s wild side: Mikro Papigo 1700 is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. All Europe Greece Zagori/Pindus Mountains Constance Washburn Green Key Megalo Papigo Mikro Papigo Mikro Papigo 1700 Hotel Pindus Mountains Pindus National Park Vikos Gorge Zagoria Zagorochoria Zagorohoria

OMunity Bali: not a private villa, a private green village!

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OMunity Bali: not a private villa, a private green village! is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. | Finding ‘Undiscovered’ Bali | My quest for ‘undiscovered’ Bali continues.

San Francisco: turning back the carbon clock

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The man calls himself […] San Francisco: turning back the carbon clock is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. | America’s Greenest City? | | We are proud to have been asked to contribute the May cover story for British Airway‘s magazine, High Life.

El Capitan Canyon: Santa Barbara’s green ‘nature lodging’

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| Comfort Amid Critters | The bobcat was the first indication that El Capitan Canyon isn’t just another green glamping “resort.” El Capitan Canyon: Santa Barbara’s green ‘nature lodging’ is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

Manhattan: An Eco-Friendly Element in Times Square

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| The Big (Green) Apple | From the bustling street, you might not suspect that Element Times Square West is one of New York City’s eco-pioneers.

Green Hero: Gili Islands’ Delphine Robbe

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Delphine Robbe: the Gilis' green guardian. I think it’s a safe bet that it will take more than a little brush with cancer to slow down Delphine Robbe, a seemingly unstoppable green hero. Atlantis Divers: greening Bali’s blue waters. | Gili Eco Trust |.

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Ojai, Calif.: that old green (and pink) magic has us in its spell

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that old green (and pink) magic has us in its spell is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. | SoCal’s Eco-Friendly Oasis | With family in the ant swarm of the Los Angeles basin, we are frequently pulled southward from our tranquil northern California home.

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.

Amsterdam’s 50 shades of green

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| The Dutch Know How to Have Good Green Fun | Last year, the green news website Eco Watch named Amsterdam one of the top 10 most environmentally friendly cities in the world. According to author Anastasia Pantsios, the honor was earned in large part because of city’s well-thought-out system of getting around without an automobile … which all […] Amsterdam’s 50 shades of green is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

Oaxaca, Mexico: an eco-hacienda muy tranquilo

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| Hacienda Gone Green | The city of Oaxaca is one of Mexico’s great treasures. All Mexico North America Oaxaca Oaxaca City Benito Juarez National Park eco-friendly Mexican hacienda hotel Green Hotel in Oaxaca City Hotel Hacienda Los Laureles San Felipe del Agua

Beirut, Lebanon: eating organic & slow

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| A Green Revolution | Come to Beirut. Beirut, Lebanon: eating organic & slow is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

Ubud, Bali: sleeping in Michael Franti’s green bed

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| Ubud’s Green Yoga |. So I am not surprised in the least to thoroughly love Franti’s new green Soulshine Bali yoga retreat—it’s just a short stroll beyond the the artist community of Ubud, in Bali , Indonesia. Guest bedroom: green sleeping.

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Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa: from sardines to gorgeous sustainability

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All California Monterey North America United States best green hotel Monterey Bay Chef James Waller Green Hotel Cannery Row Monterey Plaza Hotel and Spa Schooners Coastal Kitchen sustainable seafood Monterey Bay waterfront green hotel in Monterey| Luxury At Bayside | This morning in Monterey is beyond glorious. Throwing open the windows to the briny tang of the bay, we hear the shreik of gulls. Seals barking. Terns are diving for breakfast.

Health-conscious travelers near half of U.S. market

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| Green Travel News | Health-conscious travelers now make up more than 40 percent of the U.S. market is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. travel marketplace and that number is trending upward—fast.

California wine country: 10 great places to hike, bike and sip

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| Eco-Active In The Vines | Now that the harvest rush is winding down, it’s the perfect season for green wine lovers to savor the good weather and fall vineyard landscapes with a hike or bike ride in California wine country.